Redeployment: Opportunities to Control HIV and TB in Tanzania

Antigone Barton

Tanzania’s strategic AIDS plan recognizes the impact of the country’s epidemic on people who inject drugs, as well as on other criminalized populations, including men who have sex with men, and people involved in sex work. Punitive and restrictive laws, denial that significant numbers of those populations exist, and limited capacities to gather data, however, all contribute to the challenge of assessing needs.

This report takes an in-depth look at efforts in three resource-limited and highly challenged settings to control the HIV and tuberculosis epidemics there to ensure all populations benefit from prevention and treatment advances three decades of research have brought, and to make those efforts sustainable and lasting.

The report reveals the tremendous impact of investments so far, the gaps and weaknesses that remain, and the fact that long-term, targeted investment is needed for a decade of unprecedented global health partnerships to bring lasting success.

 

April 22, 2015
Year of publication
2015
Countries
Tags
public health, HIV, tuberculosis, TB, treatment, prevention, health systems, service delivery, criminalized populations, civil society, children, resources, targeted investments

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