Table 1

 Elements influencing political agendas

HIV/AIDSSTIs
Source: UNAIDS.
New epidemic+ + ++
Stigma+ + ++
Mortality+ + + ++
Burden on women+ ++ + +
Effective interventions+ ++ + +
Activism+ + +
Interest in media+ ++/−
Economic impact+ + ++ +
Security impact++/−
International leadership and coordination+ + ++/−