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ABC Model (Allocation by Cost-Effectiveness)

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Excel model—a resource allocation Model for HIV/AIDS in Honduras, very good information.  This model serves as a didactic instrument and as a tool for the elaboration of policies and budgets, and the analysis of HIV prevention program design. 4,393 kb
AIDS & the Workplace: forging innovative business responses Businesses throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and the rest of the world are increasingly recognizing that HIV infection and AIDS can affect productivity and profitability 293 kb pdf
AIDS in South America It is tragic that HIV should single out a youthful and otherwise relatively healthy population group.  But it is hardly a coincidence, given the daily circumstances of many young people’s lives.  As we have learnt from two decades of experience with this epidemic, the path of HIV is eased by poverty, lack of skills, violence, and harmful social norms such as machismo and early sexual debut.   
AIDS Surveillance in the Americas AIDS Surveillance in the Americas as of 2001.  The goal of PAHO’s Regional Program on HIV/AIDS and STIs is to promote, design, and facilitate technical activities and policies to improve the capacity of Member States to reduce the number of future infections and to provide timely and adequate care for people living with HIV/AIDS/STI. 276 kb pdf

Brazil.

Infections have occurred through all routes including sexual, injecting drug use, and mother to child.

Pdf 129 kb

Burkina.

Burkina Faso

Pdf 194 kb

Child Prostitution and Sex Tourism -Venezuela Sex tourists represent a steady and lucrative demand for prostitutes and many of the people who are likely to be sacrificed to this demand are under the age of 18.  In virtually every society, the prostitution ‘labor market’ feeds upon the dispossessed and the disempowered, and alongside migrants, children Pdf 148 kb
Comunicacion en Salud: Lecciones Aprendidas y Desafios en el Desarrollo Curricular Comunicacion en Salud: Lecciones Aprendidas y Desafios en el Desarrollo Curricular 510 kb pdf
Concept of Health & Disease. In the last 19 years the controversy over the concept of health and disease has been revived in some Latin American circles. 910 kb pdf
Economic determinants of HIV transmission in Latin America HIV/AIDS has developed under diverse conditions around the world with consequent variations in the mode of transmission and the rate of transmission.  In the industrialized countries, what began as an epidemic amongst gays and then needle-sharing drug users, is now increasingly, concentrated in poor and marginalized sectors of the populations…Latin America represents a composite of the industrial and developing worlds both in its economic performance and in its HIV epidemic Pdf 67 kb
El Cambio del Comportanmiento en la Practica Power point presentation 1,463 kb
Encuesta Nicaraguense de Servicios de la Comunidad ENCO 2001 El objetivo general es obtener una base de datos que permita brindar informacion sobre las caracteristicas basicas y la disponibilidad de servicios publicos en los segmentos censales incluidos en la muestra de la Encuesta Nicaraguense de Demografia y Salud 230 kb pdf

Estimated Maternal Mortality-Guatemala.

All the data sources analyzed for the preparation of this confirm that maternal morality levels have remained stable during the last decade

Pdf 63 kb

Estudio formative para obtener-Analisis de Las informaciones recopiladas en la tercera ronda de entrevistas a los hogares Este infore de investigacion corresponde a la tercera ronda del studio formative cuya finalidad es obtener una serie de insumos que permitan il diseno de una estrategia comunitaria de lucha contra el dengue en la Republica Dominicana 457 kb pdf
Estudio formative para obtener-Analisis de Las informaciones recopiladas en la tercera ronda de entrevistas a los hogares La traite des femmes et des enfants aux fins d’exploitation sexuelle est un probleme de droits de l’homme qui se pose au niveau mondial. 622 kb pdf

Evaluacion de la Calidad de Registros de.

Evaluacion de la Calidad de Registros de

Pdf 660 kb

Evaluacion De Los Programas de Planificcion.

Evaluacion De Los Programas de Planificcion

Pdf 359 kb

Expenditures on HIV/AIDS in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil This study estimates total public and private expenditures on AIDS treatment and prevention in Sao Paulo state, by the source of financing and the type of programme. 52 kb pdf
Expenditures on the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Mexico This study presents estimates of the total public and private spending on AIDS prevention and treatment in Mexico and compares the level of subsidy for AIDS treatment with subsidies for curative care in general. 36 kb pdf

Guatemala-Spanish Language.

Guatemala-Spanish Language

Pdf 70 kb

Hepatitis C: Historia natural y estado actual de su manejo A poco mas de diez anos de su descubrimiento en 1989 y de su ubicacion con respecto a la hepatitis no-A no-B, en Mexico existen relativamente pocos articulos que evaluen la historia natural del virus de la hepatitis C en las que se incluyan: virologia, epidemiologia, factores de riesgo, clinica y autoinmuniidad, deteccion de anti VHC, aminotransferasas, deteccion del virus, pronostico, stratamiento y pre-cauciones universals. 263 kb pdf

HIV/AIDS - Challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean

It is tragic that HIV should single out a youthful and otherwise relatively healthy population group. But it is hardly a coincidence, given the daily circumstances of many young people’s lives. As we have learnt from two decades of experience with this epidemic, the path of HIV is eased by poverty, lack of skills, violence, and harmful social norms such as machismo and early sexual debut.

 

HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean The objective of the study is to examine the current HIV/AIDS situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) with specific reference to the country, regional and thematic priorities identified by the team. It is also to make recommendations for programming, advocacy, staff training, fundraising and capacity building as part of the LACGD's regional policy and strategy review. It was agreed that this document would comprise the HIV/AIDS component of the LACGD's process of reflection on regional priorities and strategies, ongoing concurrently.  
HIV/AIDS-Prevention Awareness Table for South America Graph/Table  

Liberalization, Growth, & Financial Crisis.

There is by now widespread agreement that trade liberalization enhances growth.  No such agreement exists regarding the growth-enhancing effects of financial liberalization, in large part because it is associated with crises.

Pdf 713 kb

Mapa de competencies de la comunicacion para el desarrollo y el cambio social Conocimientos, habilidades y actitudes en accion 520 kb pdf

Mexico.

The main objective of this study is to review the M&E practices of the National Program for HIV prevention.  AIDS care and STD control for the purpose of understanding the progression of M&E efforts, assessing their current status and identifying ways to strengthen them in the future

Pdf 88 kb

Monitoring and Evaluation of the HIV/AIDS/STD-Brazil The earliest cases were transmitted among men having sex with men.  What followed was transmission through injecting drug use and the bridging to heterosexual partners. 129 kb pdf
Risk Factors for HIV among Housewives in San Salvador Historically, HIV/AIDS behavioral research has focused on those populations and communities considered at highest risk for contracting and transmitting HIV.  Other than female sex workers, however, women have been neglected internationally as a focus of AIDS research.  Consequently, there has been inadequate understanding of women at risk and little attention to gender specific prevention efforts 340 kb pdf
Scaling Up Health Systems to Respond to the Challenge of HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean The advent of HIV/aids BRINGS A NEW CHALLENGE TO HEALTH SYSTEMS. Prevention of and care for HIV/AIDS require a comprehensive and integrated response involving many aspects of health systems, including public health responsibilities, financing, social protection in health and service provision, 970 kb pdf

Stigma and AIDS in Latin America.

All over the world and throughout the Americas, HIV and AIDS have shown themselves capable of bringing out the best and the worst in people

Pdf 93 kb

Stigma, Discrimination and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean In 2002, it was estimated that 1.9 million adults and children were living with HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean. Of these, an estimated 1.5 million were in Latin America and 470,000 in the Caribbean. Prevalence rates at 2% are the second fastest growing in the world. Prevalence rates in high risk groups can reach 5%, and there is a sharp rise in the case of women infected with HIV/AIDS. These speak to the urgent need to give concerted attention to the HIV/AIDS situation in all countries of the region. Pdf 93 kb
STIGMATIZATION AND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN LATIN AMERICA: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES Stigma associated with mental illness produces a series of adverse conditions that can result in exclusion in health. From the perspective of health systems, however, this phenomenon has not been widely studied. Hence the purpose of this study is to establish the importance of stigma as a barrier to access to the health services, and to identify ways to reduce exclusion in health due to stigma that go beyond the protection of the rights of the individual and place it within the framework of the extension of social protection in health. Pdf 62 kb
Women and AIDS in Honduras: a cry for help The current protocol for care of women in Honduras for women with HIV places emphasis on pregnant women who are therefore in danger of infecting their unborn child  

 

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