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Document ID (ISN)55861
CIS number 91-1022
ISBN(s) 92-4-121-001-X
Year 1988
Convention or series no. WHO AIDS Series 1
Title Guidelines for the development of a national AIDS prevention and control programme
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1988. iv, 27p. Price: CHF 8.00; USD 6.40.
Abstract This booklet provides guidelines for the development of national programmes for preventing the spread of AIDS. Addressed to national authorities, it describes the principles of assessment, planning and action necessary to launch an agressive attack on every mode of virus transmission. The need to cope with complex cultural, social, economic, and political problems is also considered.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; immunodeficiency syndrome; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiological aspects; infectious diseases; virus diseases; safety guides; vaccination; safety and health committees; infection control
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) HIV/AIDS
Workplace health promotion
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)