The National AIDS Control Committee (NACC) is the body in charge of coordinating and managing the National AIDS Control Program throughout the country in collaboration with the government and national and international partners. The essential mission of the CNLS is to provide a national framework for interventions, to broaden the national response to the epidemic and to coordinate the implementation of AIDS control activities.
AIDS control activities in Cameroon began in 1986 with the creation of a National AIDS Control Program (NACP).
A National AIDS Control Committee was created in 1998 to coordinate, monitor and manage the National AIDS Control Program. The essential mission of the NACC is to provide a national framework for interventions, to broaden the national response to the epidemic and to coordinate the implementation of AIDS activities.
The CNLS’s mission is to define the general policy of the fight against AIDS in Cameroon and to ensure its application. These include:
The NACC is the body that defines the policy for the fight against AIDS in Cameroon. It is composed of: a President, a Vice President and members: representatives of administrations, the private sector, religious denominations, NGOs and associations, partners.
At the decentralized level we have:
The implementing bodies of the NACC are:
The CTG/NACC is placed under the responsibility of the Permanent Secretary, assisted in his task by the Deputy Permanent Secretary, the Heads of Sections and Units, a staff composed of civil servants and contractual executives..