The Joint Programme on HIV

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THE UN JOINT PROGRAMME ON HIV

The UN Joint Programme on HIV is different from those described above in that it stems from a global level commitment to bring together the efforts and resources of the UN organizations in the AIDS response to support Viet Nam in achieving Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. As a multi-sectoral issue, HIV requires a multi-faceted response, and through this joint programme, UN organizations now work more effectively together and with the Government, capitalizing on their collective comparative advantage. The UN joint programme in Viet Nam provides a coherent strategy and action plan to support Viet Nam in addressing the challenges and opportunities in the national response to HIV. Through the joint programme, which was developed and is implemented in partnership with government ministries, civil society and other national and international partners, the UN HIV PCG  takes decisions on technical issues; implements mechanisms for monitoring of activities; liaises with relevant government ministries and bilateral donors; and integrates its reporting on progress with implementation of the programme into the One UN.

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