Patient satisfaction with HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the decentralization of services delivery in Vietnam

Abstract: HIV/AIDS care and treatment across levels of health service administration in Vietnam can be improved by capacity building, integrative service delivery, engagements of family members in treatment supports, and additional attention and comprehensive care for HIV-infected drug users. Author(s): Tran, Bach Xuan; Nguyen, Nhung Phuong Thi Source(s): , PLoS one; vol. 7, issue 10…

Grassroots bureaucracy : intergovernmental relations and popular mobilization around AIDS policy in Brazil

Abstract: In Brazil’s AIDS policy sector, bureaucrats have ensured the successful implementation of their policies by mobilizing civil society as government watchdogs and as political advocates. These “activist bureaucrats” form a new layer of politics in Latin America. Author(s): Rich, Jessica A.J. Source(s): , 47 p., ill., tabs Published: 2012 [Author], Berkeley, CA (English ISBN/ISSN:…

AIDS and local governance

Abstract: The Governance and AIDS programme (GAP) of IDASA was launched in 2008. One of the strategic objectives was to identify indicators of fragility of local government and to study the contribution of capacity development for cooperative governance on AIDS in southern Africa. Author(s): IDASA Source(s): , Published: 2011 Idasa, Cape Town (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

Open society initiative for West Africa : OSIWA : helping West Africans to build open societies

Abstract: The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) was established in 2000 as a part of the global network of autonomous Soros Foundations. OSIWA promotes open societies where democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms and widespread civic participation prevail. Author(s): OSIWA Source(s): , Published: 2008 Open society initiative for West Africa…

Municipal partnerships in combating HIV and AIDS : municipal cooperation between Namibia, South Africa and the Netherlands

Abstract: Analyses the relationship between local government and HIV and AIDS, including eight examples of twinning projects between Namibian, South African and Dutch municipalities. Author(s): Meijer, Nienke; Sprangers, Esther Source(s): , 23 p., ill., maps Published: 2007 VNG international, The Hague (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.vng-international.nl/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/publicationsAndTools/Municipal_Partnerships_in_combating_HIV_and_AIDS_pdf.pdf