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''World Health Organization (WHO) and GTZ jointly developed a new approach to knowledge sharing and capacity building: WHO agreed to support the knowledge hubs (KHs), by gathering and providing up-to-date guidance on all aspects of HIV health-sector programme development and implementation (Božicevic et al., 2010). The next step is that thematic and geographic priorities were determined based on the region-specific capacity-building needs. Regional HIV KHs are currently active in the fields of harm reduction (HIV prevention among injecting drug users), second-generation surveillance or treatment and care in HIV infection or AIDS...'
'Although nearly all of these KHs are very young, it seems that they are playing an efficient role and using all their power to address their main objectives forcefully...'