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Authors
UNAIDS/WHO Working Group on Global HIV/AIDS and STI Surveillance
Title
Second Generation Surveillance for HIV: The Next Decade
Description of Work
WHO/CDS/CSR/EDC/2000.5 UNAIDS/00.03E
Imprint
WHO - World Health Organization; UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2000, 48 pp
Description

Reproduced with the kind permission of the World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

"The World Health Organization and UNAIDS would like to thank all the national and international experts who have contributed to the development of “Second generation HIV surveillance” and provided precious inputs and suggestions for this document."

Abstract

'This document reviews the achievements of the first decade of surveillance for HIV. It describes the strengths and weaknesses of existing systems and outlines the basic principles of second generation surveillance systems. It then goes on to make recommendations for meeting the surveillance needs of countries in different epidemic states.
This document is intended to guide policy on strengthened surveillance for HIV."

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  • UNAIDS/WHO Working Group on Global HIV/AIDS and STI Surveillance, The Pre-surveillance Assessment: Guidelines for Planning Serosurveillance of HIV, Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Behavioural Components of Second Generation Surveillance of HIV, NLM Classification: WC 503.41, WHO - World Health Organization; UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; FHI - Family Health International, 2005, 51 pp. (Also available at http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/surveillance/psaguidelines.pdf) [ Details... ]