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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Ratings for the Second National HIV/AIDS
control Project for India were as follows: the outcome was
satisfactory, risk to development outcome negligible, and
the Bank... Show More + and borrower performance were both satisfactory.
Lessons learned from the project: Strong political
commitment, a programmatic focus on targeted interentions
(TIs), good management with continuity of trained staff and
good surveillance. Successful implementation of TIs required
identification of high risk groups and coverage gaps through
comprehensive micro-site mapping that is repeated
periodically. Participatory mapping involving
community-based organizations has been a best practice.
Ensuring that baseline data is available and on record is
crucial and project preparation teams need to ensure that
the necessary technical assistance as well as time is made
available for this purpose. The need for a full contingent
of trained and skilled staff in key posts. Partnering with
NGOs with a strong track record of program implementation
has helped ensure quality as well as reach. The relationship
between NGOs and SACS is critical to successful scale-up.
NGO and CBO partnerships are essential, the program requires
inputs from partners to make this work, and more
dissemination of learning and technical strengthening is
needed as the program expands. Show Less -
Date: September 29, 2006
Document Type: Implementation Completion and Results Report