HIV/AIDS

The NHDR 2003 challenges the effectiveness of the current policy wisdom, tackling the HIVAIDS epidemic through purely biomedical responses without addressing the societal drivers of the epidemic.

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The next NHDR in Burundi will deal with HIV/AIDS. The HIV prevalence rate in Burundi has reached very high levels : 10,5% in peri-urban areas, 9,4% in urban zones and 2,5% in rural areas. The report will support a massive strategy of communication on the reality of the disease in the country.

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A Challenge to Sustainable Human Development

The 2004 NHDR for Nigeria focuses on HIV and AIDS. One in seven Africans living with HIV is a Nigerian, with an estimated 3.2 to 3.8 million people infected. The report finds that there is a generalized epidemic no longer confined to populations at higher risk.

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A Human Development Challenge

The report discusses the general status of HIV/AIDS in Ghana, including a look at the pattern of the disease, how it is regarded by society, its potential impact on the well-being of Ghanaians and the way it is being managed by both the public and private sectors.

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The Malawi Human Development Report 2005 is intended to contribute to the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy, and to the definition and realization of Malawi’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Reversing HIV/AIDS in Malawi

The Malawi Human Development Report 2005 is intended to contribute to the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy, and to the definition and realization of Malawi’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Human Security and Human Development: A Deliberate Choice
Kenya

The report presents an idependent voice on the interconnectedness of human security and human development. The report is a rejoinder to the unprecedented promise by World leaders to address as a signle package, peace, security, development, human rights and fundamental freedoms.

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Zambia

Currently, most effective responses to HIV/AIDS have been community and national driven. Now it has become apparent that people play a key role as individuals and as members of social systems such as families in effectively responding to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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Mozambique

This is the sixth NHDR produced since 1998. The theme of the 2007 edition is the HIV and AIDS pandemic.

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Swaziland

In the past, Swaziland as a nation has met many challenges, including wars, droughts, famines and epidemics.

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