Developing the public demonstration version of the UNAIDS HIV Prevention Toolkit was a consultative process that involved the efforts of many individuals and organizations:
The Subject Matter Experts, Iain McLellan, Lee Shui Shuan, Olaronke Ladipo, Senthil K Murugan, Lorie Broomhall, who reviewed and selected the resources that are included in the Toolkit, based on their areas of expertise.
The participants in the field testing who previewed the Toolkit and provided feedback and suggestions for improving the toolkit:
- From Ghana, the AIDS Commission (GAC), the Society for Women Against AIDS in Africa (SWAA) and UNFPA.
- From Guyana, the Love and Faith Foundation, Merundoi Inc, the Guyana Red Cross, Lifeline Counselling Services, and the National AIDS Programme Secretariat (Ministry of Health).
- From Peru, CARE Peru, Asociación PROSA, National AIDS Program (Ministry of Health), Red Trans-Perú.
- From Swaziland, UNFPA.
- From Thailand, The Raks Thai Foundation and WHO.
- From Ukraine, the All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH, UNFPA and UNICEF.
The UNAIDS Cosponsors: UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNODC, ILO, UNESCO, and WHO, who reviewed the list of resources and participated in the peer review and contributed their time and comments during the development phase of the toolkit.
UNAIDS Secretariat: Staff from UNAIDS country offices, Regional Support Teams (Asia and Pacific, East and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa, Caribbean, Latin America and Europe) for facilitating the field testing of the toolkit. Staff from UNAIDS, Geneva in particular, Jyothi Raja N.K., Michael Bartos, Pradeep Kakkattil, Tavvi Erkkola, Htin Aung, Jaime Saborio and Brazey de Zalduondo for their technical advice and guidance throughout the development of the Toolkit.
Social & Scientific Systems, Inc: Souleymane Barry, Ariella Bock, Mikki Hall, Karen Lombardi, Margaret Moore, Jeremy Murray, Jeffrey Schinkle, Karen Semkow, Glenn Stern, Laura Spofford who designed and developed the Toolkit.
We also thank the following institutions and organizations to which this toolkit has provided a direct link and added value: AIDSPORTAL, Global Fund, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, and HIV Kaiser.
UNAIDS looks forward to strengthening our partnerships with all the institutions and organizations whose contributions have added value to this Toolkit, which are too numerous to mention. It is our hope that this Toolkit will assist all who use it to intensify their HIV prevention response.