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close this bookHIV/AIDS Best Practices - Summary Booklet of Best Practices - Issue 1 (UNAIDS, 2000, 224 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction: Best practices and HIV/AIDS
Open this folder and view contentsAccess to HIV/AIDS-related drugs
Open this folder and view contentsAntiretroviral therapy
Open this folder and view contentsChildren and young people
Open this folder and view contentsCommunications programming
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Open this folder and view contentsCounselling and voluntary counselling and testing
Open this folder and view contentsHealth system personnel and training
Open this folder and view contentsHuman rights, ethics, and law
Open this folder and view contentsInjecting drug use
Open this folder and view contentsMale condom
Open this folder and view contentsMen who have sex with men
Open this folder and view contentsMother-to-child transmission
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Open this folder and view contentsReligion
Open this folder and view contentsSchool-based interventions and services
Open this folder and view contentsSex workers
Open this folder and view contentsSexually transmitted diseases
Open this folder and view contentsSurveillance and reporting (epidemiology)
Open this folder and view contentsVaccines
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View the documentAnnex 1: Making a proposal for the Summary Booklet
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Annex 1: Making a proposal for the Summary Booklet

UNAIDS welcomes proposals for inclusion in the Summary Booklet of Best Practices. Sample forms are shown on the following pages.

Please send completed forms to the nearest UNAIDS representative or to the Secretariat in Geneva, together with any documentation that will help us understand the practice better. The forms can also be submitted in electronic format by e-mail. To download the electronic forms, go to the UNAIDS website or contact your nearest UNAIDS representative.

Best Practice Submission Form (page 1 of 2)

Please mark the topic areas that the proposed practice fits into:

· Access to drugs

· Antiretroviral therapy

· Blood safety

· Children

· Communications programming

· Community mobilization

· Cost-effectiveness analysis

· Counselling and voluntary counselling and testing

· Determinants of the epidemic

· Estimates and projections (epidemiology)

· Female condoms

· Gender and HIV/AIDS

· Health reform and HIV

· Health system personnel and training

· HIV diagnostic tests

· HIV testing

· Human rights, ethics, and law

· Impact on agriculture and rural households

· Impact on children and families

· Indigenous peoples

· Injecting drug use

· Local-level responses

· Male condoms

· Men who have sex with men

· Microbicides

· Migration

· Military

· Mother-to-child transmission

· National strategic planning

· NGOs and networks

· Opportunistic diseases

· Paediatric AIDS

· Palliative care

· Persons living with HIV/AIDS

· Prisons

· Refugees

· Religion

· Reproductive health

· Resource mobilization

· Schools

· Sectoral impact (development)

· Sex workers and clients

· Sexually transmitted diseases

· Surveillance and reporting (epidemiology)


· Theme Groups - UN system action at country level

· Vaccines

· Virology, immunology, and laboratory practices

· Young people

· Workplace

Best Practice Submission Form (Page 2 of 2)


Name of project, policy, law, or strategy


Country where the practice is or was carried out

Topic area

Which of the 50 topic areas on the previous page apply to this practice? (Include up to 4.)


When did it start, finish, or plan to finish?

Contact person


Contact information

Mailing address
Phone, fax, e-mail, website, etc.


Who carried it out? If it was a partnership, who were the partners? Were people living with HIV/AIDS or their representative groups involved?


Who provided the funding and other resources?


What was supposed to change or be accomplished as a result of the practice?


What historical, medical, social, or other background can help readers understand the need for the practice, or the context in which it was carried out?

Main activities

What are the main things the practice does to accomplish its objectives? How is the work organized, and who does what? Is there an order in which activities are carried out?


What were the practical outcomes, including the measurable results or outputs of the practice? For example, numbers of condoms distributed, numbers of people trained, etc.


Was an evaluation done? If so, describe methodology used and results.

Lessons learned

What are the most important lessons that a reader should take from this practice? What are the keys to its success? What problems or obstacles were encountered, and how were they - or could they be - overcome?

Please attach extra pages if you wish to give more information. Include with your submission any documents that will help us to understand the practice (examples are evaluation reports, project documentation, academic articles, or newspaper clippings).