- Joint Program on Legal Reform to More Effectively Manage HIV/AIDS
Joint Program on Legal Reform to More Effectively Manage HIV/AIDS
Burkina Faso, Benin, Egypt, China, Indonesia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Haiti
|Category||Special Health Program|
|Loan Administrator||OPEC Fund for International Development|
|OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m)||2.00|
|Total Project Cost (USDm)||3.98|
This program aimed to strengthen the legal framework and institutional capacity to fight HIV/AIDS as core determinants of poverty alleviation, enhanced human rights, and sustainable development. The purpose of the program is to safeguard the rights of HIV-affected persons, improve enforcement of laws consistent with public health goals, improve the legal framework, and monitoring of the implementation of relevant laws; and contribute to the global discussion of best practices relating to law and health. The beneficiaries will be lawyers and high-level governmental policy advisors from Ministries of Agriculture, Economy and Industry, Education, Health, Justice, Tourism, and Women Condition, as well as judges, prosecutors and police officers.