Priority interventions

HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in the health sector (2010 version)


Priority interventions 2010

Publication details

Number of pages: 174
Publication date: 2010
Languages: English, French
ISBN: 978 92 4 150023 4



The priority interventions described in this document are the complete set of interventions recommended by WHO to mount an effective and comprehensive health sector response to HIV and AIDS.

The document aims to:

  • describe the priority health sector interventions that are needed to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care;
  • summarize key policy and technical recommendations developed by WHO and its partners and related to each of the priority health sector interventions;
  • guide the selection and prioritization of interventions for HIV prevention, treatment and care;
  • direct leaders to the key WHO resources and references containing the best available information on the overall health sector response to HIV/AIDS and on the priority health sector interventions with the aim of promoting and suporting rational decision-making in designing and delivering HIV-related services.