Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 9:22 am

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.   Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian,

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In Africa, a Glimpse of Hope for Beating H.I.V.

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 2:14 pm

A couple of years ago, European researchers began studying more than a thousand couples, gay and straight, in which one member had been infected with H.I.V. and the other hadn’t. These couples weren’t using condoms. But the infected partner was taking

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New programme reporting standards for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health programmes

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 12:23 pm

WHO has developed new standards to strengthen reporting on information related to the design, context, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) programmes and research. The Programme reporting standards for sexual, reproductive, maternal,

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UN Member States held accountable for avoiding millions of unnessary deaths of adolescents

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 1:48 pm

The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent launched its 2017 Report, Transformative Accountability for Adolescents, at the United Nations Headquarters, issuing an urgent appeal for…

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Abortion, contraception, pregnancy: how women’s bodies became a battlezone

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm

  Women’s reproductive rights are under attack across the globe. Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries – India and the USA- in this article. Outside, the mid-morning heat is

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Projects granted on SRHR in Jordan

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 12:29 pm

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has recently awarded funding to four more projects within the research programme Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). With these projects 1.34 million euros will be invested in research in Jordan. The projects aim

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DSW MEP SURVEY: Strong support for Sexual Health and Gender Equality in the European Parliament

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the results of a new survey released today, 7th of September 2017, a two-thirds majority of the European Parliament believes that the EU is not spending enough money to fund research that is targeted at HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis,

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WHO, UNAIDS STATEMENT ON HIV TESTING SERVICES: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND ONGOING CHALLENGES

Posted on September 4, 2017 at 8:18 am

Start Date: 2017-08-28

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS have released a joint statement on HIV testing services that reinforces two key principles that ensure a human rights-based and public health approach to HIV testing. The statement says that HIV testing, no

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Subsidies AIDS 2018

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Van 23 tot 27 juli 2018 vindt in Amsterdam het Wereld Aids Congres plaats. Dit congres trekt naar schatting 20.000 deelnemers uit de hele wereld. Rond het congres worden veel activiteiten georganiseerd en het congres zal veel aandacht trekken. Aidsfonds

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Promoting SRHR: Call to youth-Led & Youth-Serving Organizations

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Start Date: 2017-08-30

End Date: 2017-09-10

As part of the conference hosted by the EuroNGO’s  titled “Re:Frame. Promoting SRHR in a time of growing populism”, YouAct, with the support of partners, is organising a Side-Event in which we aim to showcase the work done by youth-led

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