National AIDS programme


The programme is designed and overseen by the National AIDS Control Committee (NACC).    
The Central Technical Group (CTG) is responsible for coordinating and managing the programme throughout the country, in collaboration with relevant government departments and national and international partners. It also provides the permanent secretariat for the NACC.   

Programme activities are implemented through the following components:

  • Support to the local response;  
  • Support to the health sector response;  
  • Support for the development and implementation of sector strategies; 
  • Support for partnerships; 
  • Planning, research, epidemiological surveillance and monitoring and evaluation; 
  • Coordination and fundraising. 


Program Implementation Structure



The coordination and implementation structures of the programme are:

  • The National AIDS Control Committee (NACC);  
  • The Regional AIDS Control Committee (RACC).    

The implementing structures are:

  • Central Technical Group (CTG);  
  • Regional Technical Groups (RTG).


Objectives of the programme



The overall objective of the Multisectoral HIV/AIDS Programme is to support the implementation of the National AIDS Strategy.          
Specifically, the programme will contribute to :


  • Reduce the spread of HIV in the general population and in high-risk groups through the implementation of effective and efficient prevention measures;  
  • Improve the quality of life of PLHIV through better overall care and support;   
  • Reduce the socio-economic impact of the disease on people living with HIV, orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and other affected people; 
  • Provide technical support to partners involved in the sectoral response;   
  • Strengthen social mobilisation and ownership of the AIDS response by all stakeholders;   
  • Strengthen health and community systems to ensure sustainability of interventions;  
  • Strengthen coordination, resource mobilisation and management of the national response;   
  • Strengthen the availability of strategic information and its appropriate use for decision making and improvement of interventions.