The 3DF targets those most at risk of being affected by HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria and with a particular focus on those living in remote areas with limited or no access to public health services. In order to reduce the burden of communicable disease morbidity and mortality it is essential that women as well as men are beneficiaries of the programme.
• 3DF Gender Strategy (PDF 213KB)
The three-tiered 3DF Gender Strategy has been developed to increase understanding of the impact of gender relations on achieving the 3DF goal, as well as support the achievement of the goals of the national strategic plans for TB, malaria and HIV and AIDS. The strategy addresses advocacy at the national policy level, 3DF management and monitoring systems, and implementation through implementing partners.
• 3DF Gender Mainstreaming Handbook (PDF 231KB)
The 3DF Gender Mainstreaming Handbook is provided to assist 3DF implementing partners in mainstreaming gender into their programmes. It provides a guide to the planning and design of programmes to ensure that the needs of women as well as men are addressed and women and men are participants in and beneficiaries.