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HIV Surveillance in the Middle East and North America: A Handbook for Surveillance Planners and Implementers

Corporate author: 
WHO and UNAIDS
Publication details: 
Geneva, WHO, 2010
Abstract:

This handbook is meant to accompany those who are involved in HIV surveillance planning and implementation, in particular in countries of the Middle East and North Africa where low-level and concentrated HIV epidemics are predominant. It is designed to provide practical guidance for day-to-day work starting from the design stage of a surveillance system to developing protocols, sampling methodologies and data collections tools for surveillance surveys, the analysis of data and eventually their dissemination and use. It comprises a collection of tools for use in the field.