20111201 HIV/AIDS Prevention and Capacity Development in the Pacific ADB report
HIV/AIDS Prevention and Capacity Development in the Pacific
1. The HIV/AIDS Prevention and Capacity Development in the Pacific Project was formulated as the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) first HIV/AIDS1 project for the Pacific and the first grant to a regional organization, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC). The project was financed through an Asian Development Fund grant of $8 million. It was approved by
ADB on 8 November 2005 and became effective on 15 February 2006.
2. The project complemented the Pacific region’s own efforts on HIV/AIDS prevention. It formed part of the Pacific Regional Strategic Implementation Plan2 (PRSIP) which supports implementation of the Pacific Regional Strategy on HIV/AIDS.3 The PRSIP is funded by multiple development partners, implemented by Pacific developing member countries (DMCs) with assistance from multiple technical agencies, and coordinated and monitored by SPC.