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An international pandemic treaty must centre on human rights

The proposed International Pandemic Treaty could be undermined by political posturing and national protectionism—or it could be an opportunity to chart a different global future based on human rights. Those in charge of drafting the treaty must begin with a clear look at the grave abuses that have characterized the covid-19 pandemic: authoritarian power grabs; … Continued

A Democracy Deficit in Digital Health?

Today, new technologies are rapidly reshaping how we access health information, find health facilities, and how health care providers diagnose and treat patients. These new technologies offer exciting opportunities, but also risk rolling back the fragile gains in human rights, by sharing and commodifying our most intimate health and behavioral information, and by leaving vulnerable … Continued

STOPAIDS Strategy Development

STOPAIDS has embarked on the development of the new STOPAIDS Strategy 2021-2024. As a first step in our horizon scanning process, the STOPAIDS staff developed 10 thought papers examining key questions that we think are critical to inform our understanding of the context that the new strategy will need to operate in. These are available … Continued

Featured HIV and Quality of Life Factsheet

Quality of life (QoL) is an essential issue for all people, regardless of whether they are living with HIV or not. This factsheet is intended to be used as a good practice guide for STOPAIDS members and the wider international development sector. The paper takes a whole-life-course approach and highlights best-practice case studies from across … Continued

Wake Up Campaign Briefing

  Wake Up Campaign Briefing Despite being preventable, AIDS-related illnesses are still among the leading causes of infant mortality. In 2016, 120,000 children died due to AIDS-related illnesses. DFID’s historic leadership and funding for the HIV response has helped bring incredible progress in access to prevention, treatment and care. The UK’s pledge at the Global … Continued

Featured HIV, Universal Health Coverage and the future of the global health architecture 

The aim of this paper, developed by STOPAIDS, Aidsfonds, Civil Society Sustainability Network and Frontline AIDS, is to serve as a catalyst for discussion within civil society on how the global health architecture of the Universal Health Coverage era should evolve and how it should be governed drawing on lessons from the global HIV response. … Continued

Featured Universal Health Coverage and HIV

The Factsheet explores how STOPAIDS members, allies and partners are leading by example in their efforts to couple the advancement of the HIV response with the achievement of UHC. It identifies six key thematic building blocks of the HIV response which we believe will also underpin UHC. Within these we analyse the lessons from the … Continued