The Teachers Service Commission workforce has not been spared by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and in response the Commission has developed a policy to address this crisis.
In The Gambia HIV/AIDS is regarded as a major development issue even though its prevalence rate has remained relatively low.
The purpose of this document is to give guidelines on the steps and rational behind the need to have curriculum integration and capacity building in tertiary institutions.
The six components of this programme are : Safe motherhood; family planning; adolescent/youth sexual and reprodctive health; reproductive tract infections including
STIs/HIV/AIDS/PMTCT; gender issues; reproductive morbidity.
This National Reproductive Health Policy aims to guide planning, standardisation, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of reproductive health (RH) services provided by the Government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), faith based organisations (FBOs), community based organizations (