Call for Applications: IAS – KAP Community Actors Declaration

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 10:16 am

Application deadline: 15 April 2017. Putting Key Populations back at the heart of research and the fight against HIV. HIV and key population activists, we need you! Join this process to elaborate the “Community Actors Declaration”, a GIPA 2.0. This ...

Read More
 

Comorbidity and ageing in HIV infection

Posted on March 29, 2017 at 2:12 pm

In the era of modern combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) the HIV-infected population is ageing. Studies have suggested that HIV-infected individuals, even if appropriately treated with cART, may be at increased risk for several age-related conditions. In this thesis a variety ...

Read More
 

Independent Multi-country Review of Community Engagement in Grant Making & Implementation Processes: Lessons Learned, Key Principles, and Ways Forward

Posted on March 21, 2017 at 2:09 pm

CLAC’s new independent review shares findings and recommendations for enhancing community engagement, with an emphasis on grant making and grant implementation. Published by MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV), this new review synthesizes good practices and proposes a series of strategic actions ...

Read More
 

Key Takeaways Share-Net Preparatory Meeting AIDS 2018

Posted on March 13, 2017 at 4:43 pm

On March 7, Share-Net Netherlands organized a preparatory meeting for the International AIDS Conference 2018 to be held from July 23-27 in the RAI in Amsterdam. Between 18,000 and 20,000 participants are expected to attend! Interested Share-Net members and beyond ...

Read More
 

Evidence for scaling up HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: A call for incorporating health system constraints

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm

Summary points The ever-growing HIV treatment programs in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) present local policy makers with complex decision dilemmas, as international guidelines emphasize the need for expanded access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), yet funding has flatlined. We argue that the ...

Read More
 

Leadership & Innovation—Listening to and Learning From Young People in Burundi

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Abstract This commentary describes young people’s leadership from the perspective of a youth-led organization in the Link Up project in Burundi, Réseau National des Jeunes vivant avec le VIH. It describes processes that enable young people to guide, influence, deliver, ...

Read More
 

Movie Kyrgyzstan: Staying Together To Survive

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 8:51 pm

“This is Kyrgyzstan, a country with very complicated drug policy and a very active community of people who use drugs.” Watch this video produced by Drug User News at Drugreporter, about harm reduction and activism in Kyrgyzstan. In the movie NGO ...

Read More
 

AFEW 15th Anniversary

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 9:45 am

1 of December is a very important day for AFEW International. We are honouring World AIDS Day 2016, and also celebrating the 15th anniversary of our organisation. We are very grateful that we have spent these wonderful 15 years with your support and ...

Read More
 

AIDS is still a new threat to a younger generation – Linda Gail-Bekker

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 10:52 pm

(CNN) To the youth of today, the HIV epidemic is old. It arrived before the Internet, before the Berlin Wall came down, and at a time when you could still smoke on airplanes. It can be difficult to fathom but, unlike ...

Read More
 

10th European Congress of Tropical Medicine & International Health

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 8:21 pm

Start Date: 2017-10-16

End Date: 2017-10-20

Scientific excellence The main objective of ECTMIH2017 is to provide a platform for state-of-the-art updates and recent breakthroughs in the field of tropical medicine and global health. Plenaries, scientific sessions and symposia will deal with a broad range of biomedical, ...

Read More