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World Bank HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (II) in Nigeria, An Exploration of TB and TB/HIV Options

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World Bank, Washington, DC
Africa
2013-03-14T15:00:39Z | 2013-03-14T15:00:39Z | 2007

In 2001 the World Bank (WB) launched the HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (Project I: $90 million) as part of its Multi-Country AIDS Program for Africa (MAP I). The objective of the project is to assist Nigeria to reduce the spread, and mitigate the impact, of HIV infection by strengthening the multi-sectoral response to the epidemic through a comprehensive program that includes the creation of an enabling environment for a large scale response, and laying the foundation for scaling up HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services at the federal, state and local levels. The Nigeria HIV/AIDS Program Development Project aims at achieving the following; capacity building of the National Action Committee on AIDS (NACA) and also at the State and Local Government levels (SACAs, LACAs),expanding public sector response to HIV/AIDS in ministries at Federal and State level, establishing an HIV AIDS Fund (HAF) for support to the community through CBOs, NGOs, etc.

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