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Moradi G, Mohraz M, Gouya M M, Dejman M, Seyed Alinaghi S A, Khosh ravesh S et al . The view of point and perspective of policy makers about HIV/AIDS control policies in Iran-a qualitative study. sjsph. 2014; 12 (2) :11-22
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1- Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Kurdistan Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
2- MD. Professor, Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- MD. Associated Professor, Center for Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
4- Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Social determinant of Health Research Centre, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Ph.D. Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6- MSc. Student, Health Education and Health Promotion, Kurdistan Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
7- Ph.D. Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatic, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , malek179@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3701 Views)

  Background and Aim: The aim of the present study was to investigate the views of policy makers and key persons about national AIDS control politics.

  Materials and Methods : This qualitative study used purposive sampling. To collect data, the perspectives of six experts about AIDS were inspected. Framework analysis was used to analyze the data.

  Results: The results of this study showed that beside the strengths there are also significant weaknesses in making the policies, administering the existing policies, executing the programs in organizations, and planning new policies to control AIDS hence these problems and weaknesses must be identified to achieve the main goals of AIDS control program.

  Conclusion: AIDS is not only a health problem but a social, economical and cultural problem, which requires more attention from authorities and related organizations for developing and implementing policies in accordance with international guidelines. To achieve Millennium development goals (MDGs) in the context of AIDS it is essential for policy makers and key figures to consider more effective activities and measures in their agenda.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2014/10/22 | Accepted: 2014/10/22 | Published: 2014/10/22

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