The World Bank's Commitment to HIV/AIDS in Africa: Our Agenda for Action, 2007-2011

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HIV/AIDS reverses life expectancy gains, erodes productivity, consumes savings and dilutes growth efforts, threatening the realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa.The report is the result of an extensive analytical and consultative process begun in 2006, that engaged more than 1,000 people from over 30 countries and many institutions mostly in Africa, as well as UN agencies, multilateral and bilateral donors, and foundations. The report reaffirms the Bank's commitment to combating ...
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Overview

HIV/AIDS reverses life expectancy gains, erodes productivity, consumes savings and dilutes growth efforts, threatening the realization of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa.The report is the result of an extensive analytical and consultative process begun in 2006, that engaged more than 1,000 people from over 30 countries and many institutions mostly in Africa, as well as UN agencies, multilateral and bilateral donors, and foundations. The report reaffirms the Bank's commitment to combating HIV/AIDS in Africa, moving from its initial emergency response to the next phase, including the goal to provide at least US $250 million annually and to create an Africa HIV/AIDS Incentive Fund to enhance the evidence base, promote the multisectoral response and provide technical support, analysis and policy advice to countries.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780821374481
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • Publication date: 3/7/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Abbreviations     xv
Introduction     1
The Agenda for Action     1
Background     3
Continuing Challenges     4
Future Actions for the Bank     6
Implications for the Africa Region Work Program     7
Notes     8
The Diagnosis     9
The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa     10
The Development Impact of HIV/AIDS     14
The Implications for Africa     17
Note     17
The Bank's Response to Date     19
The Results     21
Lessons Learned     23
Strategic Challenges in the New Environment     25
Finance, Sustainability, and Accountability     25
Operational Issues     29
The Agenda for Action 2007-2011     35
Strategic Objectives     37
Overall Conceptual Framework     39
The Foundation: Renew the Commitment     39
Focus the Response through Evidence-Based and Prioritized HIV/AIDS Strategies     41
Scale Up Targeted Multisectoral and Civil Society Responses     42
Deliver Effective Results throughIncreased Country M&E Capacity     45
Harmonize Donor Collaboration     46
Anticipated Results     47
The Potential Impact and Consequences of Inaction     48
Note     50
Operational Implications for the Bank     51
Work Program Implications for the Africa Region     53
An HIV/AIDS Support Program for FY2007-FY2011     54
Implications for Staffing and Budgeting     54
Conclusion     57
Appendixes
Agenda for Action Consultations     60
HIV Indicators for Sub-Saharan Africa     67
Bank Response to HIV/AIDS: A Chronology of Events     71
The Potential Impact of HIV/AIDS Interventions: Methodology and Simulations     73
World Bank HIV/AIDS Portfolio for Africa, Fiscal Years 1989-2007     81
MAP Achievements     85
MAP Challenges and Improving Performance of the MAP for Africa     87
HIV Prevalence and Global Financing     91
The Bank's Role in the UNAIDS Division of Labor     93
Agenda for Action: Implementation Plan and Results Framework     94
The HIV/AIDS Results Scorecard     109
References and Other Resources     115
Index     119
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