A Comparative Analysis of the Financing of HIV/AIDS Programmes in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

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HSRC Press, 2003 - 60 pages
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This social science research report compares the mechanisms for financing HIV/AIDS programs in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. The comparative analysis of the financial dimension of HIV/AIDS programs and interventions across the six countries includes a critique of their statistical differences.

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Page xii - UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund USAID United States Agency for International Development...
Page 1 - ... expectancy and imposes a devastating economic burden, and that the dramatic situation on the continent needs urgent and exceptional national, regional and international action; 9. Welcoming the commitments of African heads of State or Government at the Abuja special summit in April 2001, particularly their pledge to set a target of allocating at least 15 per cent of their annual national budgets for the improvement of the health sector to help to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and recognizing...
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Page 38 - This committee consists of three ministries: the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economic Planning and Development, and the Ministry of Labour and Public Service.
Page vii - Adopted by the world's governments at the Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on HIV/AIDS in June 2001, it established, for the first time ever, timebound targets to which governments and the United Nations may be held accountable".
Page 58 - A Comparative Analysis of the Financing of HIV/AIDS Programmes in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe" (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council).
Page 27 - The projected impact on the health sector, due to increased demand for healthcare...
Page 51 - In the midst of all the calls for increased expenditure on health and HIV/AIDS, it is important to reflect on sustainability, and how one thinks about this critical development challenge.
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\The Research Program on the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health is a network of governments, NGOs, donors, researchers, and academics working in the sub-Saharan region whose work is affiliated with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

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