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    • Protocol on Health (1999)

      Entry Into Force: 2004-08-18

      Date Signed: 1999-08-18

      Type: Protocols

      Issues: HIV & AIDS

      Themes: Disaster Risk Management, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Communicable Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Social & Human Development


      A healthy population is a pre–requisite for the sustainable human development and increased productivity in a country. SADC recognises that close co-operation in the area of health is essential for the effective control of communicable and non-communicable diseases for addressing common concerns within the region.

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    • Sexual And Reproductive Health for SADC 2006-2015

      Date Signed: 2008-11-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Issues: HIV & AIDS

      Themes: Health, Social & Human Development, Orphans, Vulnerable Children & Youth


      Youth issues and the HIV pandemic both directly impact sexual and reproductive health in Southern Africa. With these concerns at the forefront of its initiatives, SADC developed its Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy 2006-2015 in TK as a means of prioritising sexual and reproductive health services for the improved quality of life of the region’s citizens.

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    • Maseru Declaration on the fight against HIV and AIDS (2003)

      Date Signed: 2003-07-04

      Type: Documents & Publications, Declarations

      Issues: HIV & AIDS

      Themes: Health, Communicable Diseases


      Eradicating HIV and AIDS in Southern Africa is a cornerstone objective of SADC. HIV and AIDS affect more people in Sub-Saharan Africa – especially the SADC region – than anywhere else, posing the greatest threat to sustainable development of the region.

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    • Gender Mainstreaming Guidelines for HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria - leaflet

      Type: Documents & Publications, Guidelines

      Issues: Issues, HIV & AIDS

      Themes: Themes, Health, Communicable Diseases


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