Improved Learning through better Health, Nutrition and Education for the School-Age Child.
Over the past five years, four Networks for HIV and AIDS Focal Points have been formed throughout Africa in East, West, Central and Lusophone Africa. Over this same period, the Networks have successfully taken on responsibility and ownership of "Accelerate" activities (Acceleration of the Education Sector Response to HIV and AIDS) at regional and national levels.
West Africa - This network aims to accelerate the education sector response to HIV and AIDS in the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) region and Mauritiana through stronger and better quality actions at national levels. The region covers the following countries: Benin, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinee, Guinee Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritiana, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone & Togo.
Eastern Africa - Network of HIV/AIDS and Education Focal points for Eastern and Southern Africa. Out of the 25.5 million persons living with HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, 17 million of which are in Eastern and Southern Africa. This region covers the following countries: Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania (mainland), Zanzibar, Uganda and Zambia.