AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases


A group of men and women from the Region The WHO regional HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases programme addresses acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The programme supports Member States to strengthen their health sector response, develop national capacity and scale up all aspects of HIV/STI prevention, treatment and care

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News

WHO convened the twenty-second intercountry meeting of regional national AIDS programme managers in Cairo from 8 to 11 September 2014. The meeting was attended by national AIDS programme managers and...

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In focus

HIV basic knowledge and stigma reduction in health care settings

Training modules: HIV basic knowledge and stigma reduction in health care settings Background  HIV-related stigma and discrimination are defined as a process of devaluation of people either living with or associated with HIV and AIDS. Discrimination follows stigma and is the unfair treatment of an individual based on his or her real...

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