The World Bank pioneered global HIV and AIDS financing early in the emergency and remains committed to achieving Millennium Development Goal 6, to halt by 2015 and begin to reverse the spread of HIV and AIDS, through prevention, care, treatment, and mitigation services for those affected by HIV and AIDS.
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ResultsThe following results were achieved under the Jamaica Second HIV/AIDS Project.Prevention91% of female sex workers reporting condom use with their most recent client (target: maintain more than 90%).59.2%... Show More + of female sex workers who received HIV testing in the last 12 months and who know the results (target: 50%).40,445 female sex workers and 22,145 men who have sex with men reached through prevention activities (target: FSW 14,955; MSM 14,059).19% of prison inmates reached through prevention activities (target: 15%)Treatment, Care, and Support10,469 men, women and children with advanced HIV receiving antiretroviral combination therapy according to national guidelines (target: 9,000)85.8% of HIV positive pregnant women receiving a complete course of antiretroviral (ARV) prophylaxis to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission (target: maintain more than or equal to 80%)1.4% of infants born to HIV infected mothers who are also HIV infected (target: less than 5.0%)More than 95% Show Less -
Thank you, Steve, and good morning everyone. I want to thank CSIS for taking on the ambitious topic of universal health care for emerging economies. There is strong evidence that investments in people... Show More + -- like health care, education and social protection -- are not just good for the individuals who directly benefit, they’re also good for their countries’ growth and political stability. Likewise, I believe not providing health, education, and social protection is fundamentally unjust -- in addition to being a bad economic and political strategy.Yet some say our agenda for universal health coverage is too ambitious, too complex, and too costly for high-income countries, let alone for emerging economies.We’ve heard that argument many times before. My first year of medical school was when we first understood the devastation of the AIDS virus. And in a remarkably short period of time, we developed effective treatments.But when we thought about bringing those treatments to the Show Less -
Collaboration to accelerate progress on global health goals WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013–The World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today a new partnership to... Show More + support select countries to expand access to essential health services for women and children through results-based financing (RBF) and accelerate progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4—reducing child mortality and 5—improving maternal health.Specifically, this partnership will identify opportunities to enable the inclusion of HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB services in RBF projects funded by the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) and the World Bank-managed Health Results Innovation Trust Fund (HRITF) focusing on the integration of services; scale up existing RBF programs to cover larger geographical areas for greater reach and impact; and collaborate to ensure a more effective supply chain for essential health commodities to reach the populations most in need.T Show Less -