High Level Meeting Briefings, May 2023

In light of the multi-stakeholder hearings on TB, PPR, and UHC that took place between the 8-9th of May and the release of the zero drafts for the HLM on TB and on UHC, STOPAIDS and partners have released a series of briefings for advocates participating in the upcoming negotiations for the political declarations and … Continued

Report Launch: Digital Health and Human Rights of Young Adults in Ghana, Kenya and Vietnam, November 2022

  This report investigates how young adults in Ghana, Kenya and Vietnam experience the digital transformation in health, and what they see as the effect on their human rights. In particular, the study explores the tensions between the benefits and risks to young peoples’ right to health and other human rights, and identifies areas for … Continued

Towards Digital Justice: Participatory action research in global digital health, April 2022

In April, BMJ published an article STOPAIDS collaborated on with the Digital Health and Rights consortium[1] outlining their project of developing participatory action research in global digital health. COVID-19 has accelerated the financialisation of digital health and a deepening digital divide. Companies in high-income countries have benefitted during the Pandemic; Big Tech in high-income countries (HIC) mine … Continued

Briefing: Stepping up UK leadership to end epidemics through partnership with the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, May 2022

STOPAIDS and other organisations have produced a briefing asking the UK to step up it’s leadership to end epidemics through investing in the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.  The target for the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment is to raise at least US$18 billion to get the world back on track toward ending HIV, TB … Continued

Digital health rights campaigner briefing, May 2022

Leave no young person behind in the digital health era Digital tools and artificial intelligence (AI) may help us to achieve the Global Goals, including health for all, but there are no guarantees that the benefits will affect everyone equally. Young people are the most digitally connected, making those online and engaged the most likely … Continued

Jeopardising progress: Impact of the UK Government’s aid cuts on HIV & AIDS worldwide, September 2021

This report follows the inquiry conducted by the APPG on HIV, STOPAIDS and Frontline AIDS on the impact of the ODA cuts on the HIV response. Through exploring case studies of UK Aid- funded multilateral, bilateral and research projects, it analyses how crucial organisations, people living with HIV and the HIV response are being affected … Continued

A Democracy Deficit in Digital Health? January 2020

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