Twenty seven  years have elapsed since the first HIV case was reported in Fiji in 1989. Since then, in recognising HIV and AIDS as a development issue, the Government, through the collaboration of stakeholders and the coordination of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, has sustained a national response, in conformity with the changing profile of the epidemic. As with the previous National Strategic Plan (NSP) for STIs, HIV & AIDS, this strategic plan has been updated and expanded to ensure that the response reaches beyond the health sector. Due to the diverse range of factors that have influenced the epidemic, multi-sectoral partners including other government partners, civil society organisations, faith-based organisations and the key affected populations have been actively involved, not only in the planning and the development of the national response, but also in the implementation of the national plan. Fiji’s coordinated multi-sectoral response is showing positive achievements.
Keywords: HIV, health system, situation analysis, response, monitoring and evaluation