PEPFAR’s Commitment to Key Populations Remains Strong

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:42 pm

In the next 12 months, PEPFAR intends to spend over $360 million dollars to support key populations. The Challenge We will only control and ultimately end the HIV/AIDS epidemic if we address the underlying issues that prevent people from accessing ...

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Official press releases 20 of the world’s leading researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalization laws

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm

25 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – The “Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law” and an accompanying editorial were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) today. Concerned that HIV criminalization laws are partly driven by ...

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Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals: the International AIDS Society—Lancet Commission

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:17 pm

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) have marked a new era in global development-to strive towards a healthier, fairer, and safer world by 2030. Improving the health and well-being of the world’s people is at the core of the SDGs and ...

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Optimizing the impact of key population programming across the HIV cascade

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 1:54 pm

By Rose Wilcher The USAID– and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project is excited to announce the arrival of a new supplement in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS)titled Optimizing the Impact of Key Population Programming Across the HIV Cascade. A collaboration among LINKAGES, USAID, CDC, amfAR, and JIAS, this supplement contributes new ...

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Session Summaries from AIDS 2018 on Funding and Financing

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Meeting the challenge: Community financing for a sustained response, a Session Summary Session Summary As donor funding flat lines increased domestic funding is vital for the sustainable HIV response. In addition community mobilization and KP-led health services may ensure none ...

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Nam Aidsmap

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 10:39 am

NAM works to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS. We believe that, wherever you are in the world, having independent, clear and accurate information is vital in the fight against HIV and AIDS. It enables individuals and ...

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Women: At the Heart of the HIV Response for Children

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 9:59 am

Throughout the world, women have disproportionately borne the impact of HIV, as caregivers and recipients of care. In sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the greatest number of people living with HIV, 60 per cent of people living with HIV are ...

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Sexual and Gender Diversity Workshop – AIDS 2018

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 9:30 am

During the AIDS 2018 conference in the RAI in Amsterdam, the Community of Practice on Sexual and Gender Diversity  (SGD) of Share-Net Netherlands facilitated a session for visitors of the global village. When people should focus on love instead of ...

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Society reaps the benefits when women enjoy better health care

Posted on July 16, 2018 at 3:43 pm

Weak political commitment, inadequate resources and persistent discrimination against women and girls: these are just some reasons that many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health and rights. This is borne out by figures. Each year ...

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Preventing violence against women and girls in Bihar: challenges for implementation and evaluation

Posted on July 12, 2018 at 12:49 pm

Abstract While there are a growing number of interventions and evaluations of programmes aimed at changing gender norms and violence against women and girls, there remains a dearth of documentation outlining the challenges faced in conducting these interventions and evaluations, ...

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