HIV/AIDS

Priority interventions

HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in the health sector

Priority interventions: HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in the health sector


Produced by the World Health Organization, Priority interventions: HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in the health sector is the definitive 'one-stop shop' designed to help countries, donors and other stakeholders expand and improve their response to one of the greatest health-care challenges of our time.

It includes everything from how to expand condom programming to the latest in treatment recommendations, guidelines and standards. Priority interventions is designed to be a 'living' web-based document that will be periodically updated with new recommendations based on the rapidly-evolving experience of health-sector scale up.


WHO press conference

Tuesday, 5 August: 11:00 a.m.
Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Hall A

A 'how-to' guide for scaling up HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support interventions in the health sector


WHO will launch a package of priority health-sector interventions designed to help low- and middle-income countries scale up towards universal access to prevention, treatment, care and support by 2010. The publication is designed to be a 'living' web-based document that will be periodically updated with new recommendations based on the rapidly evolving experience of health-sector scale up.

Key message: A "one-stop" package describing priority interventions for a health sector response to HIV/AIDS

Attending:

  • Dr Hiroki Nakatani, Assistant Director-General, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO

  • Dr Teguest Guerma, Associate Director, HIV/AIDS Department, WHO

  • Hon. Tony Clement, Minister of Health, Canada

  • Hon. Teodros Adhanom, Minister of Health, Ethiopia

  • Mr Mark Harrington, Director, Treatment Action Group (TAG)


media resources

Priority interventions package

Press release

Fact sheet

Press corner

Media advisory of key WHO events

Full programme of WHO events

WHO HIV/AIDS Department staff biographies

Media contacts

Special highlights

Towards universal access

Scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector
Progress Report, June 2008