Program & Policy

The Program and Policy Mandate

The Program and Policy Mandate of the National AIDS Commission (NAC) encompasses a wide range of responsibilities aimed at the effective oversight and management for all the mandates ( Decentralization , Partnership and M & E Program mandates) . Key functions include:

The Program and Policy Mandate of the National Aids Commission (NAC) is responsible to:

* Direct policy and strategic program planning mechanisms of the Commission
* Have oversight of all projects implemented by the Commission.
* Participate in policy development and research
* Participate, with other senior staff and partners in the conduct of research/studies on HIV-related
themes and events at the national level
* Participate in the development of national HIV and AIDS policy documents
* Develop and revise the Commission’s policies and procedures and terms of reference as and when required
* Conduct research as required to obtain data and information needed to modify and develop plans and
programs, and produce research report/papers, documents and presentations consistent with the
research conducted
* Collaborate with other senior staff to develop the commission’s annual work plan and other long-range
strategies, policies and plans of the Commission.
* Research new funding opportunities and write proposal to secure funding for program activities
* Coordinate the various projects for which such grants are secured, and ensure that timeline, deliverables
and other requirements of NAC and the donor are met
* Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit to develop standardized tools and criteria for the effective
coordination and monitoring of program progress and results
* Provide technical assistance to Commission staff and others as required in the analysis and
interpretation of data and results of research
* Develop an in-service training program for research and programs
* Plan, participate in, and sometimes facilitate policy-focused meetings involving Government, NGOs, UN
and another partner

Key Documents
• National Strategic Plan 2021-2025
• Liberia HIV & AIDS Response M & E Plan 2021-2025
• Zero Discrimination Action Plan