From Public-Private Partnerships to biomedical Research & Development funding, there has been a substantial increase in the amount of development finance being channeled to the private sector to support the delivery of global development goals. Whilst there are examples of private sector engagement which has advanced global health outcomes, responding to the risks associated with … Continued
The 24th International AIDS Conference convened by the International AIDS Society took place in Montréal, Canada. This was a key moment for HIV activists, policy makers and the public health community to come together and STOPAIDS was delighted to participate both in person and virtually. To revisit the timetable of STOPAIDS and member events: … Continued
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
Girls and young women aged 15-24 years in sub-Saharan Africa are up to eight times more likely to be HIV positive compared to boys and men of the same age. This age group is expected to double in sub-Saharan Africa in the next decade and therefore urgent action is needed to end the epidemic and prevent a
resurgence of HIV. In stepping up its work against gender-based health inequalities, the Global Fund has more than quadrupled investments to reduce new HIV infections for adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa with strong community-based prevention programmes.
The Global Fund has also recently set a bold target to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by 58% in 13 African countries over the next five years as part of their HER: HIV Epidemic Response campaign.
This paper explains the interconnections between certain Sustainable Development Goal targets, human rights laws, and HIV. Ending AIDS is now part of a broader health goal within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Those who are committed to ending the AIDS epidemic realise that a purely medical response is not effective. The AIDS response must also … Continued
The Factsheet highlights the intersectional forms of discrimination, abuse and violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, actual and perceived HIV status, socioeconomic status, race age and/or other diversities diminish the ability of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals to realise their human rights, including their right to health care. It also … Continued
This factsheet highlights the links between HIV and women’s reproductive choices and proposes integrated services as an effective way to meet women’s comprehensive and holistic sexual and reproductive health needs and rights throughout the life course. It includes case studies from The International HIV/AIDS Alliance, IPPF, Chasing Zero and Salamander Trust and was co- written … Continued