Useful Links

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Southern African AIDS Trust (SAT)

SAT, directly and through its partners, aims to increase the HIV and AIDS competence of communities in southern Africa in order to reduce HIV infection, increase and improve care and support ensure adequate impact mitigation measures, and tackle the underlying factors that make communities and individuals vulnerable.
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Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (RPSSI)

RPSSI for Children affected by AIDS, Poverty and Conflict was founded with the aim of laying down benchmarks in psychosocial support (PSS) in eastern and southern Africa.
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Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN)

SARPN is a non-profit organization that promotes debate and knowledge sharing on poverty reduction processes and experiences in Southern Africa.
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International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) Southern African Program

IAVI, a global public-private partnership working to accelerate the development of a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS, ahas a Southern African program to support expanding R&D and advocacy efforts in the region.
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Southern Africa AIDS Training Program (SAT Phase I)

The goal of SAT (Phase I), which was carried out between August 1990 to October 1996, was to increase the ability of communities and organizaitons in SADC region to respond to AIDS epidemic through capacity-building activities and through the promotion of regional collaboration and linkages.
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Southern African Networks of AIDS Service Organizations (SANASO)

SANASO's mission is to unite efforts of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community based organizations (CBOs), faith based organizations (FBOs), and People living with HIV/AIDS (PWAs), and to promote cooperation between civil society and governments in order to expand the response to HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa.
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Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS)

SAfAIDS's mission is to promote effective and technical development responses to the epidemic and its impact through HIV/AIDS knowledge management, capacity building, advocacy, policy analysis, and research.
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AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA)

ARASA is a regional partnership of non-governemntal organizations working together to promote a human rights approach to HIV/AIDS and TB in Southern Africa through capacity building and advocacy.
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International Labor Organization (ILO)

ILO/AIDS has projects with its constituents and a range of donor partners in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.  The program has focal points and technical specialists in offices in all regions, and contants several reports on projects in Botswana.
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World Health Organizaiton (WHO)

The aim of the WHO Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) is to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of WHO's work in Botswana as it supports government efforts to achieve the national health goals.
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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF is working closely with the government to expand HIV testing, treatment and prevention efforts, with a special focus on supporting affected children.
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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

UNFPA assisted the Government with the censuses, capacity building, and reproductive health, including family planning, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) – including HIV/AIDS- particularly for youth.
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United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

In Botswana, UNDP's goal is to continue to provide quality policy advisory services, share best practices and support government efforts to build capacity to address development challenges related to poverty, HIV/AIDS, and environment management.
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UNAIDS

The UN organizations in Botswana work together as UNAIDS through the UN Theme Group on HIV/ AIDS to deliver integrated HIV/AIDS assistance.
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Southern African Development Coummunity (SADC)

The directorate of Social and Human Development & Special Programs supports several different programs including one on HIVand AIDS.
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Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADCPF)

SADCPF's Standing Committee on HIV and AIDS aims to strengthen the role Members of Parliament in the fights against HIV and AIDS.
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Botswana National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project

The objective of the National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project is to assist the Government of Botswana to increase the coverage, efficiency, and sustainability of targeted and evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions through: (i) strengthening the National AIDS coordinationg agency's institutional management and coordination capacity; and (ii) financing strategic and innovative HIV/AIDS-related prevention and mitigation activities.
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Botswana Development Information Center (BDIC)

BDIC is a partnership initiative of the World Bank that includes the government, civil society organizations and development agencies active in Botswana.  Its objective is to promote information-sharing and access to development knowledge aimed at improving the effectiveness of development programs in Botswana by providing information on the activities of official development agencies, civil society organizations and other development partners working in Botswana by acting as one-stop center for their public information materials.
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African Youth Alliance

In Botswana, the African Youth Alliance works in 10 of the country's 24 political districts to help on going adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) efforts in these areas by strengthening collaboration efforts, supporting referral services, networking among active organizations, focusing on younger teens, and expanding to include both in- and out-of-school youth.
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Toronto Public Health Botswana partnership

The City of Toronto has formed a partnership with the South East District o Botswana to ight the HIV/AIDS crisis.
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The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

The U.S. Government and its partners are supporting the Government of Botswana, bringing technical expertise and financial support to maximize the quality, coverage, and impact of Botswana's own national response to HIV/AIDS.
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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID and its partners are supporting the Government of Botswana, bringing technical expertise and financial support to maximize the quality, coverage, and impact of Botswana's own national response to HIV/AIDS.
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Swedish Agency for International Development (SIDA)

In the fight against HIV and AIDS, Sweden supports UNICEF and its national programs for the reproductive health of young people as well as the Botswana Government's initiatives for children who have lost their parents to the disease.
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BOTUSA

BOTUSA is a partnership between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the Government of Botswana to help sort the spread of TB and HIV/AIDS in southern Africa.
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UB-Ohio University Field School

Active engagement with professionas in HIV and AIDS organizations; participants develop and refine skills necessary for successful HIV and AIDS program planning and implementation; participants gain in depth, practical understanding and experience of the impact of HIV/AIDS and a society's response to it.
Contact Details :
University of Botswana Main Campus, Building 244L, Room 138/9, Gaborone, Botswana