National Multisectoral HIV/AIDS Policy June 2006
To date, the national response to HIV and AIDS has been guided by the health sector policy document on HIV and AIDS and STD Prevention and Control of 1998. This policy focused primarily on the health sector response to the epidemic. It is now an accepted principle that HIV and AIDS is not just a health issue but a major development concern, reversing the development gains achieved by the country over the past 30 years. In view of the need to involve all stakeholders in the national response the country has adopted the multisectoral approach in responding to HIV and AIDS.
partnerships in the response.