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Title
National Policy on HIV/AIDS and STD Related Issues
Imprint
Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, November 1996, 92 pp
Url
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/trav/aids/laws bangladeshnationalpolicy.pdf
Description

"Drafted by a Task Force Appointed by the Director General of Health Services In collaboration with National AIDS Committee, Bangladesh and its Technical Committee (October 1995). "The Final Draft Reviewed by a Core Groups formed by the Director General of Health Services & through a Multi-Sectoral Consensus Workshop sponsored by Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Project (October 1996). And also finally scrutinised by the Selected Committee formed by the National AIDS Committee, Bangladesh (November 1996)."

Abstract

"Four cross-cutting and priority issues were given emphasis in this document. These were human rights, gender, behaviour and information, and education and communication.This Policy Statement endorses the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a standard for policy making and action at all levels in the response to HIV/AIDS and STDs in Bangladesh. All fundamental principles enshrined in the text of UDHR are to be followed in pursuance of policy making."

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