The potential costs and benefits of responding to the mobility aspect of the HIV epidemic in South-East Asia: a conceptual framework
This paper sets out to present an overview of the costs and potential benefits of responding to the mobility aspects of the HIV epicemic in South-East Asia. In order to do so, the paper first describes the link between HIV and mobility in S.E. Asia. Next the potential nature of the response to mobility aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is summarised. The framework of evaluating the costs and benefits of the response is them presented. The method used for modelling the effect of HIV prevention actions and a cost-benefit analysis are described. Finally the implications of the analysis are discussed.
Bangkok: UNDP South East Asia