• HIV/AIDS: The Gender Dimension Fact SheetJan 1, 2005HIV/AIDS: The Gender Dimension Fact SheetThe fact sheet discusses the reasons for growing feminization of the AIDS epidemic and how to address it. It illustrates an example from Ethiopia which adopted Community Conversations methodology to openly discuss taboos and solutions to coping with AIDS.

  • Factsheet: Human Rights, HIV, TB And Malaria Oct 5, 2011Factsheet: Human Rights, HIV, TB And MalariaThe fact sheet is about human rights and the three diseases – HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It highlights the importance of promoting human rights in response to the three diseases. The fact sheet was developed by UNDP and the Open Society Foundations in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria and Stop TB Partnerships, and the Ford Foundation in order to support discussions at the Global Fund on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Partnership Forum, held in Brazil in 2011.

  • Mar 1, 2006Saving Lives Saving Money: Private Sector Response To HIV-AIDS In Arab StatesThe report emphasizes the need for greater involvement of private sector in AIDS response. Even though it is undeniable that certain private entities could provide a crucial support to the mobilization of financial resources, this point of view is only one part of the story and does not fully recognize the great potential of private entities in the regional HIV/AIDS response.

  • Hoping And Coping: A Call For Action- The Capacity Challenge Of HIV-AIDS In LDCsJul 1, 2005Hoping And Coping: A Call For Action- The Capacity Challenge Of HIV-AIDS In LDCsPublication describes the human and institutional capacity challenges posed by HIV/AIDS epidemic, illustrating why Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are particularly vulnerable and why urgent action is needed.

  • Jan 1, 1998Poverty And HIV-AIDS In Sub-Saharan AfricaThe paper talks about the two-pronged relations between HIV and AIDS and poverty. The findings suggest that the epidemic erodes the community coping capacities and intensifies the poverty.


UNDP’s support in the regional-level fight against this epidemic is led by the HIV/AIDS Regional Programme in the Arab States (HARPAS). Launched to heighten awareness and build commitment to scale up prevention measures to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the region, HARPAS works with a broad range of partners including religious leaders, NGOs, parliamentarians, the media, the private sector, and people living with HIV/AIDS.

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