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

Media advisory of key WHO events

Full programme of WHO events

WHO HIV/AIDS Department staff biographies

In Mexico City:

Saira Stewart
Media Officer
Mobile (Geneva):
+41 79 467 2013
Mobile (Mexico):
(044) 55 3791 1985

Patricia Leidl
Head, Advocacy and Communications
Mobile: (044) 553 791 1985

In Geneva:

Valeri Abramov
Communications Officer
Tel: 41 22 791 2543
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Towards universal access

Progress Report 2008

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