n Local Government Bulletin - HIV and Aids
|Article Title||HIV and Aids|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Marije Versteeg and Minah Maredi|
|Publication Date||Nov 2006|
|Pages||14 - 17|
Extracted from text ... HIV and Aids has been widely perceived as a health issue for some time, but the impact of the epidemic on the development goals of municipalities is now becoming increasingly obvious. This contribution is the first in a series of articles discussing the many dimensions of HIV and Aids for local government, ranging from impact to response and from legal and policy frameworks to examples of local responses, as well as national and international developments. The epidemic, its prevention and its consequences require coordinated responses of all institutions and sectors involved in municipal development. While municipalities may need further guidance ..
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