Series - HIV/AIDS program management files

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HIV/AIDS program management files


  • 1999 - 2003 (Creation)

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0.83 linear feet of textual records

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Scope and content

Series consists of various records maintained by Debrework Zewdie while managing the Bank's HIV/AIDS program and developing its strategic direction. Records included in the series are: reports on Global HIV/AIDS activities and work program (1999- 2003); summaries of internal meetings regarding the Bank's HIV/AIDS portfolio and minutes of a briefing to Bank President Wolfensohn by Zewdie and colleagues on portfolio implementation (2002); action plan on accelerating implementation (2002); draft papers submitted to the Development Committee (2002); and regional AIDS sectoral strategies (2001 - 2002).

The series also contains a small volume of records related to evaluation of the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and UNAIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group (2002), World HIV/AIDS Campaign strategy (2002 - 2003) as well as comments on HIV/AIDS project design and other records regarding projects in Brazil (2002), Guinea (2003), and Sri Lanka (no date). There are also individual filesregarding HIV/AIDS treatment projects in Africa (2003), telemedicine (2002), lending numbers (2002), and partnership for social justice with faith groups (2002).

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Records are arranged by subject.

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Conditions governing access

Records are subject to the World Bank Access to Information Policy.

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Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.

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  • English

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An inventory list is available here.

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Related units of description

  • See Records of Individual Staff Members - Debrework Zewdie files - Chronological files (WB IBRD/IDA STAFF-30-01) for related records of collaboration with UNAIDS and other organizations.

  • See Records of the Office of External Relations - Liaison with external organizations (WB IBRD/IDA EXT-08) for records of the units responsible for managing relations with external organizations including UNAIDS.

  • Researchers who are interested in operational projects (loans, credits, grants, and trust funds) which involve HIV/AIDS and other disease control topics are encouraged to reference the Projects and Operations Database. The Projects and Operations Database search can be narrowed to include only those projects that involve HIV/AIDS and contain some final reports specific to each project. Should researchers wish to access thearchival records related to these projects, cite the Project ID number when making a request.

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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

16 August 2021




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