Legal Framework for HIV/AIDS

Resources are listed below. Click on the file name in the Download column to download the document.

Uganda National Policy for HCT (Dec 2010 – 3rd Edition) Uganda National Policy for HCT (Dec 2010 – 3rd Edition)

HIV counseling and testing remains the most  important intervention in HIV and AIDS control as it’s is the key strategic entry point to prevention, treatment, care and support services.  This policy is guided by other national and international protocols like the Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP), the National Health Policy, the National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan (NSP), World Health Organization (WHO) policy statements etc.

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Uganda National Health Laboratory Service Policy (2009) Uganda National Health Laboratory Service Policy (2009)

This policy is geared toward making reliable laboratory services available to all in Uganda to support delivery of the minimum healthcare package. The policy covers 13 key areas that are fundamental to attaining available and sustainable quality laboratory services in the country.

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Safe Male Circumcision Policy Uganda Jan 2010 Safe Male Circumcision Policy Uganda Jan 2010

Based on the recommendations of the WHO and United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) issued in 2007, Uganda has developed its male circumcision policy through participatory and consultative processes .  The policy is informed by the draft National Health Policy and the 2008/2012 National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan.

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