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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The Project for the Multi-Sectoral
HIV/AIDS Project for Ghana will Reduce the new infection
among vulnerable groups and the general population; Mitigate
the impact o... Show More + f the epidemic on the health and socio-economic
systems as well as infected and affected persons; and
Promote healthy life-styles, especially in the area o f
sexual and reproductive health. Project components:
Component 1) covers laws and policies on rights of the
vulnerable groups operationalized. Component 2) will
strengthen national and decentralized levels to coordinate,
monitor and implement interventions. Component 3) aims for
positive socio-cultural practices and beliefs that help
reduce transmission identified and negative ones eliminated.
Component 4) aims at decreasing risky sexual behavior.
Component 5) will upscale treatment care and support.
Component 6) will provide periodic status, trends, and
changes in inputs, outputs and outcomes. Component 7) will
enhance resource mobilization. Show Less -
The objective of the AIDS Response
Project for Ghana is to reduce the speed of the HIV (Human
Immunodeficiency Virus) infection, and reduce the impact of
AIDS (Acquired... Show More + Immune Deficiency Syndrome) on those affected
and their families by financing interventions outside the
Ministry of Health's mandate. There are four project
components. The first employsa fund mechanism to solicit,
evaluate, and fund service provision subproject proposals to
carry out activities to prevent HIV transmission and to
provide care for people living with AIDS and their families.
the second component finances the technical and managerial
capacity of implementing entities to implement policies as
well as sustain the process of scaling the HIV/AIDS
response. The third component sets up and maintains an
information clearing house/database on HIV/AIDS relevant to
implementing entities to improve their effectiveness. The
fourth component has a strong sub-component that will assess
the progress attained in the fight against AIDS nationwide
on the basis of the targets defined in the Strategic
Framework, and will monitor the advance of activities
financed by Garfund, the Ghana AIDS Response Fund. Show Less -