BIDPA is a non-governmental research organisation. The two key areas of BIDPA's mandate are development policy analysis and capacity building. Its aim is to promote policy analysis through research, capacity building, assisting organizations or individuals where appropriate, monitoring the country's economic performance and disseminating policy research results. ... [according to site editor's information]
Established in 1996, the Botswana–Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative for HIV Research and Education (BHP) is a collaborative research and training initiative between the Government of the Republic of Botswana and the Harvard AIDS Initiative.
The research and training initiatives of the BHP focus on questions of epidemiology, virology, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, clinical treatment, and social and behavioral medicine issues relevant to the epidemic in Botswana and Southern Africa. The culmination of this research and training will be put into practice to develop interventions appropriate to stemming the epidemic, and its societal and economic effects within those populations most affected by the crisis. ... [according to site editor's information]