On November 30, 2011, the American Institutes for Research, FHI360, the Global Partnership for Education, Save the Children, and the World Bank co-hosted the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education Symposium on HIV & AIDS and education and school health and nutrition (SHN) in Washington, D.C. The symposium, "Can We Be More Effective? Strengthening Linkages Between HIV & AIDS and Education and School Health and Nutrition," convened members of the IATT to review, identify and discuss existing practices, opportunities and challenges for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of education sector responses to HIV and AIDS by strengthening linkages with school health and nutrition. Symposium participants: Discovered and explored the conceptual and practical synergies between HIV and AIDS programming and SHN programming; Learned about and shared experiences of integrating HIV and AIDS-related activities and SHN into education systems; Discussed how to measure impacts and outcomes of SHN and HIV and AIDS programming; Discussed how existing policy priorities and frameworks support the integration of HIV and AIDS activities and SHN into education systems.
UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education
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