Proposed Basic Requirements For HIV/AIDS Programmes
  • Risk-mapping exercise (baseline data on knowledge, attitudes, vulnerability, prevalence, etc.). Identification of DDR populations most at risk and tailoring services to meet their needs.
  • Identification and training of HIV focal points in DDR field offices.
  • Development of awareness material and training for target groups, with peer education programmes.
  • Provision of voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) during demobilization and reintegration.
  • Screening, treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as a part of standard health checks.
  • Provision of condoms + post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) kits during demobilization and reintegration.
  • Treatment for opportunistic infections.
  • Where feasible, referral for ARV in national health care systems.
  • Implementation of public information and awareness campaigns to sensitize receiving communities.
  • Linking HIV-DDR programmes with existing national HIV programmes and strategies.
  • Coordination and monitoring of activities on HIV/AIDS before the DDR process begins.