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2017

Media Fumbles HIV Decriminalization Bill

Media Fumbles HIV Decriminalization Bill

www.hivplusmag.com - "When it comes to California’s new HIV decriminalization bill, even respected liberal news outlets are getting it wrong. On ... weitermore

UNAIDS and UNFPA launch road map to stop new HIV infections

UNAIDS and UNFPA launch road map to stop new HIV infections

UNAIDS - "As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners have ... weitermore

UNAIDS warns that HIV-related stigma and discrimination is preventing people from accessing HIV services

UNAIDS warns that HIV-related stigma and discrimination is preventing people from accessing HIV services

UNAIDS - "UNAIDS has released a new report showing how stigma and discrimination is creating barriers to accessing HIV prevention, testing and ... weitermore

Human rights defenders play a key role in the HIV response

Human rights defenders play a key role in the HIV response

UNAIDS - "While running a legal clinic for refugees 10 years ago, Kene Esom, former Director of African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR), ... weitermore

Eine neue Bundesregierung und das Ende von Aids

Eine neue Bundesregierung und das Ende von Aids

Aktionsbündnis gegen Aids - "Die Bundestagswahl am 24. September hat für das Thema HIV und Aids eine wichtige Bedeutung. Kurz nach dem Urnengang ... weitermore

Investing in Global Health Security

Investing in Global Health Security

The Global Fund - "Investing in global health is a highly cost effective way to achieve greater security and stability, to protect communities ... weitermore

Alice Welbourn: WHO and the rights of women living with HIV

Alice Welbourn: WHO and the rights of women living with HIV

The British Medical Journal - Women’s rights to informed choices about what happens to their bodies are often contested—especially if they are ... weitermore

Kampagne 2017: Agents of Change

Mission 21.org - Agents of Change: Menschen verändern die Welt! Unter diesem Motto sammeln wir Statements unserer Partner im Süden. weitermore

Meeting the needs of women living with HIV

Meeting the needs of women living with HIV

www.aidsalliance.org - "A new consolidated guideline on sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV recently published by WHO ... weitermore

Failure to absorb Global Fund money: African constituencies sound the alarm

Failure to absorb Global Fund money: African constituencies sound the alarm

www.aidspan.org - "Impediments at both the Secretariat and country level are leaving many Global Fund recipients unable to fully absorb their ... weitermore

Activists stunned by Global Fund decision to end funding for regional HIV programming in Africa

www.aidspan.org - "The Global Fund recently announced a list of priorities for multi-country funding for the 2017-2019 cycle. Of the $260 million ... weitermore

From a global crisis to the ‘ end of AIDS ’ : New epidemics of signification

From a global crisis to the  ‘ end of AIDS ’ : New epidemics of signification

www.tandfonline.com - "In the past decade, discourses about AIDS have taken a remarkable, and largely unquestioned, turn. Whereas mobilisations for ... weitermore

Losing the fight against HIV in the Philippines

The Lancet - "The Philippines is facing an unprecedented HIV crisis. New infections have doubled in the past 6 years to more than 10 000 new cases ... weitermore

President of Zambia declares HIV testing mandatory

President of Zambia declares HIV testing mandatory

The Lancet - "The President of Zambia has announced HIV testing will now be mandatory in all government health facilities, causing concern among ... weitermore

Zambia charts a road map to achieve bold Fast-Track commitments

UNAIDS - "Zambia has launched its AIDS Response Fast-Track Strategy 2017–2021, which provides a road map to achieve the global Fast-Track prevention ... weitermore

Fighting HIV/AIDS: Human-Rights Focused Advocacy Is More Critical Than Ever

Fighting HIV/AIDS: Human-Rights Focused Advocacy Is More Critical Than Ever

HealthAffairsBlog - "We are at an interesting and uncertain time in global health. The political climate is, to put it mildly, dynamic. One need only ... weitermore

Defeating HIV/AIDS Means Listening To Young People

Defeating HIV/AIDS Means Listening To Young People

Huffingtonpost - "Young people with HIV in North America and Europe now have near-normal life expectancy. New diagnoses of HIV have fallen among men ... weitermore

Fast-Track Cities share 90-90-90 progress

Fast-Track Cities share 90-90-90 progress

UNAIDS - "Health department representatives from Amsterdam, Nairobi, Paris, San Francisco and São Paulo gathered during a Fast-Track Cities Symposium ... weitermore

Public health and HIV viral load

Public health and  HIV viral load

UNAIDS - "The primary purpose of antiretroviral therapy is to keep people living with HIV in good health. In the large majority of people living with ... weitermore

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

World Health Organization - "WHO alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys ... weitermore

Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets

Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets

UNAIDS - "Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets, gives a detailed analysis of progress and challenges towards achieving the 90–90–90 ... weitermore

Community action essential to deliver the SDGs

Community action essential to deliver the SDGs

www.aidsalliance.org - "Many of the 17 goals and 169 targets of the SDGs are interlinked and thus call for integrated solutions. Decades of ... weitermore

Speaking openly about sex and HIV

Speaking openly about sex and HIV

UNAIDS - "The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development takes ​to scale ​what the AIDS response has been working towards for 30 years—a multisectoral, ... weitermore

The Global Fund: where next?

The Global Fund: where next?

The Lancet Global Health Blog - "The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is still searching for a permanent Executive Director to ... weitermore

Community action essential to deliver the SDGs

Community action essential to deliver the SDGs

www.aidsalliance.org - "The Alliance, together with other partners, is organising a side event at the upcoming UN High Level Political Forum on ... weitermore

Kenya becomes first country to debut generic HIV drug

Kenya becomes first country to debut generic HIV drug

www.devex.com - "A new generic version of a frontline antiretroviral drug launches in Kenya today, the first time that HIV patients will have access ... weitermore

Study identifies serious gaps in treatment and care of HIV-positive adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa

Study identifies serious gaps in treatment and care of HIV-positive adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa

www.aidsmap.com - "Healthcare providers in sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to provide services for HIV-positive adolescents, investigators report ... weitermore

African Union endorses major new initiatives to end AIDS

African Union endorses major new initiatives to end AIDS

UNAIDS, GENEVA, ADDIS ABABA, 3 July 2017 - "African heads of state have endorsed two major new initiatives to help end AIDS by 2030. The community ... weitermore

The gospel according to Mark Dybul, the man working to end three plagues

The gospel according to Mark Dybul, the man working to end three plagues

www.devex.com - "For most of the two-hour flight from Geneva to Dublin — as soon as the seatbelt light blinks out — Mark Dybul does not sit. He ... weitermore

Harm reduction programmes: saving lives among people who inject drugs

Harm reduction programmes: saving lives among people who inject drugs

UNAIDS - "Harm reduction programmes are saving lives among people who inject drugs. Unfortunately, not everyone in need of such services has access ... weitermore

America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic

America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic

New York Times - "Why do America’s black gay and bisexual men have a higher H.I.V. rate than any country in the world? weitermore

INTERVIEW-Kenyan lawyer takes on president in battle for rights

INTERVIEW-Kenyan lawyer takes on president in battle for rights

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya - "When Allan Maleche was offered a position at one of Kenya's top law firms on graduation, he did not ... weitermore

Invest in Health

Invest in Health

The Global Fund - "At a time of accelerating change, when the news cycle feels more like a cyclone, a historic meeting this weekend could be ... weitermore

#WeAreREADY at the World Health Assembly

#WeAreREADY at the World Health Assembly

www.aidsalliance.org - "The Alliance is profiling READY, a portfolio of projects focusing on adolescents living with and most affected by HIV, at the ... weitermore

Good Practice Guide: Adolescent HIV Programming

Good Practice Guide: Adolescent HIV Programming

www.aidsalliance.org - "This guide is one of a series of good practice guides, and contains information, strategies and resources to help HIV ... weitermore

Berufs­ausbildungs­programm: 25 neue Teilnehmer

Berufs­ausbildungs­programm: 25 neue Teilnehmer

Rüdi Lüthy Foundation - Unser Berufs­aus­bildungs­programm ist in ein neues Jahr gestartet. 25 weitere Jugend­liche und junge Erwachsene, die in der ... weitermore

HIV life expectancy 'near normal' thanks to new drugs

BBC News - "Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet ... weitermore

Wo bleibt das Interesse? - Medienmitteilung

Wo bleibt das Interesse? - Medienmitteilung

MMS/aidsfocus.ch / Aids-Hilfe Schweiz/ Aids-Hilfe Bern/ Bern, 10. Mai 2017 - Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) schätzt die Zahl der unerkannten ... weitermore

Interviews with the candidates for WHO Director-General

Interviews with the candidates for WHO Director-General

UNAIDS - "At the upcoming World Health Assembly, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 22 to 31 May, the new Director-General of the ... weitermore

Survival of HIV-positive patients starting antiretroviral therapy between 1996 and 2013: a collaborative analysis of cohort studies

Survival of HIV-positive patients starting antiretroviral therapy between 1996 and 2013: a collaborative analysis of cohort studies

The Lancet HIV - "Health care for people living with HIV has improved substantially in the past two decades. Robust estimates of how these ... weitermore

Mit HIV muss niemand mehr jung sterben

Mit HIV muss niemand mehr jung sterben

Die Zeit - "HIV-Positive werden heute fast so alt wie der Durchschnitt. Eine Erfolgsgeschichte – mit Schattenseiten. Denn die Anzahl der neuen Fälle ... weitermore

The living legacy of the Global Plan

The living legacy of the Global Plan

UNAIDS - "The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) has released a special supplement on the incredible journey of the Global plan ... weitermore

Monitoring of progress towards 90-90-90 blighted by poor quality reporting

Monitoring of progress towards 90-90-90 blighted by poor quality reporting

www.aidsmap.com - Only six countries, representing just 2% of the global HIV burden, have high quality data reporting on the HIV care continuum and ... weitermore

UNAIDS Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee calls for HIV testing revolution

UNAIDS Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee calls for HIV testing revolution

UNAIDS - The participants of a meeting of the UNAIDS Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) have called on UNAIDS to lead global efforts ... weitermore

Can women who are at high risk of acquiring HIV, safely use hormonal contraception?

Can women who are at high risk of acquiring HIV, safely use hormonal contraception?

World Health Organisation (WHO) - "Since 1991, there has been mixed evidence as to whether using hormonal contraceptive methods increases a woman’s ... weitermore

Integrating fertility care and HIV treatment and prevention: how couples affected by HIV can achieve pregnancy safely

Integrating fertility care and HIV treatment and prevention: how couples affected by HIV can achieve pregnancy safely

World Health Organisation (WHO) - "By the end of 2015 there were approximately 36.7 million people living with HIV globally, up to half of whom have ... weitermore

White House Proposes Large Cuts to NIH Research This Year

White House Proposes Large Cuts to NIH Research This Year

Bloomberg Politics - "President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed cutting $1.23 billion this fiscal year from research funded by the ... weitermore

Investing in Community Responses

Investing in Community Responses

The Global Fund Advocates Network - "Greater investment in community responses is needed to end AIDS. UNAIDS suggests that investments in community ... weitermore

HIV/Aids drugs for developing world face threat of disruption

HIV/Aids drugs for developing world face threat of disruption

Financial Time - "Just four companies supply the bulk of antiretroviral medication to poorer countries. According to UNAids, the United Nations ... weitermore

When women lead, change happens.

When women lead, change happens.

UNAIDS - Indignation. Hope. These two words immediately come to my mind every time I address the issue of girls, women and HIV. Indignation that ... weitermore

On International Women’s Day UNAIDS is urging countries to stop 1 million women and girls from becoming infected with HIV every year

On International Women’s Day UNAIDS is urging countries to stop 1 million women and girls from becoming infected with HIV every year

UNAIDS, Press release - "Nearly 1 million women are becoming infected with HIV every year and only half of all women living with HIV have access to ... weitermore

Engaging Communities is Critical in Every Step of Global Fund Processes

Engaging Communities is Critical in Every Step of Global Fund Processes

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) - "Published by MSMGF this new review synthesizes good practices and proposes a series of strategic actions for ... weitermore

To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth

To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth

The Global Fund - "I grew up in Africa in the ’90s, a period now often called the continent’s lost decade. It is a decade that many Africans ... weitermore

UNITAID and the Global Fund expert panel approves the first HIV self-testing product

UNITAID and the Global Fund expert panel approves the first HIV self-testing product

World Health Organisation (WHO) - "Today marks a significant development in responding to the HIV testing gap with the approval of the first product ... weitermore

Global Fund Names Marijke Wijnroks Interim Executive Director

Global Fund Names Marijke Wijnroks Interim Executive Director

The Global Fund - The Board of the Global Fund has appointed Marijke Wijnroks as Interim Executive Director, to serve from 1 June 2017 until a new ... weitermore

Board to “restart the process” of searching for a new executive director

Board to “restart the process” of searching for a new executive director

aidspan.org - "Board members chose not to consider either of the two short-listed candidates. Citing concerns about the process, the Global Fund ... weitermore

UNAIDS urges everyone to make some noise for zero discrimination

UNAIDS urges everyone to make some noise for zero discrimination

UNAIDS - "Everyone will have experienced discrimination of some kind during their lives; however, non-discrimination is a human right. Equally, ... weitermore

Strong Science - Bold Activism

Strong Science - Bold Activism

The International AIDS Society (IAS) / Annual Letter 2017 - "As 2017 begins, our community is anxious and concerned. Political and societal changes ... weitermore

Global Fund Board to Continue Search for Executive Director

Global Fund Board to Continue Search for Executive Director

The Global Fund - "The Board of the Global Fund announced today that it will continue to search for a new Executive Director. weitermore

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

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

PLOS/Medicine - "The scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the past 15 years is one of ... weitermore

How should HIV self-testing services be provided?

How should HIV self-testing services be provided?

www.aidsmap.com/ CROI2017 - "Chairing a session on HIV self-testing at the 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in ... weitermore

Kulturplatz zum Thema "Stop Aids"

Kulturplatz zum Thema "Stop Aids"

Ruedi Lüthy Foundation - Die Sendung Kulturplatz berichtete am 22. Februar über das Thema «Stop Aids» und hat ein persönliches Gespräch mit Sabine ... weitermore

CROI shows the importance of 90–90–90

CROI shows the importance of 90–90–90

UNAIDS - "A number of important updates were announced at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) that have shown ... weitermore

Thank God for PrEP

Thank God for PrEP

www.womendeliver.org - "I take PrEP and fight for other women to take PrEP so that we can end the HIV epidemic". Scotchy* is a 24-year-old oral PrEP ... weitermore

A Contentious List of Finalists for Global Aid Fund Group’s Director

A Contentious List of Finalists for Global Aid Fund Group’s Director

New York Times (NYT) - "Three candidates to become the next director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria are likely to draw ... weitermore

Un groupe d'activistes parvient à faire chuter le taux d'infection par le VIH à Londres

Un groupe d'activistes parvient à faire chuter le taux d'infection par le VIH à Londres

RTS Radio - L'année dernière, les infections par le VIH ont chuté de manière spectaculaire dans la communauté gay masculine de Londres. weitermore

Dieser Kurzfilm zeigt, wie es ist, homosexuell zu sein

ze.tt - "Der Film „Golden“ zeigt, wie schwer das Aufwachsen für einen jungen, queeren Menschen ist. Die Botschaft ist aber eine andere. weitermore

Homosexuelle Männer dürfen ab Juli Blut spenden

Homosexuelle Männer dürfen ab Juli Blut spenden

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) - "Ab Juli dürfen schwule Männer Blut spenden. Allerdings dürfen sie in den letzten zwölf Monaten vor der Blutspende ... weitermore

Plan to increase CHWs endorsed

Plan to increase CHWs endorsed

UNAIDS - "Economic experts and representatives of national AIDS programmes, health ministries and health professional organizations endorsed the ... weitermore

South Africa's plan to tackle HIV among sex workers

South Africa's plan to tackle HIV among sex workers

Aljazeera - "South African activists call for the decriminalisation of sex work to protect human rights and reduce spread of HIV. weitermore

New Global Fund Results Show Further Progress Against HIV, TB and Malaria

New Global Fund Results Show Further Progress Against HIV, TB and Malaria

The Global Fund, News Realease - "Latest results show that programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have ... weitermore

Trump's Global Gag Rule May Have Terrible Impact On HIV/AIDS Patients

Trump's Global Gag Rule May Have Terrible Impact On HIV/AIDS Patients

SELF - "It can undo years of progress in the war on HIV/AIDS. You’ve probably heard at some point this week about the global gag rule that Donald ... weitermore

All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV

All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV

Advocate - "The future is uncertain for the Office of National AIDS Policy — as well as millions of lives. Donald Trump’s first week as president has ... weitermore

What are the key steps to effective delivery of PrEP care?

What are the key steps to effective delivery of PrEP care?

aidsmap - "Providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to people who need it entails at least nine key steps, which can be conceived of as a PrEP ... weitermore

Trump team’s compassionate act will keep up the momentum on AIDS prevention

Trump team’s compassionate act will keep up the momentum on AIDS prevention

The Washington Post - "This Inauguration Day brings an act of compassion, outreach and bipartisanship by the Trump leadership team. The Trump ... weitermore

"Die Leute können sich das nicht leisten"

"Die Leute können sich das nicht leisten"

Spiegel Online - "Eine Pille pro Tag und die Angst vor einer Ansteckung sinkt: Seit September ist in Deutschland ein Medikament zum Schutz vor HIV ... weitermore

Young people, in all their diversity, are central to the HIV response

Young people, in all their diversity, are central to the HIV response

www.aidsalliance.org - "This week, a Journal of Adolescent Health supplement “Integrating Rights into HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health: ... weitermore

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

EdgemediaNetwork - "In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an ... weitermore

Afrique: Déclaration finale du sommet Afrique-France de Bamako au Mali

 Afrique: Déclaration finale du sommet Afrique-France de Bamako au Mali

Cameroon-Info.Net - "C'est du 13 au 14 janvier 2017 que se sont déroulés les travaux du Sommet de Afrique-France de Bamako placé sous le socle du ... weitermore

Trump Team’s Queries About Africa Point to Skepticism About Aid

Trump Team’s Queries About Africa Point to Skepticism About Aid

The New York Times - "President-elect Donald J. Trump’s views of Africa have, until now, been a mystery. But a series of questions from the Trump ... weitermore

UNAIDS at the 2017 Africa–France Summit

 UNAIDS at the 2017 Africa–France Summit

UNAIDS- "The summit, co-organized by France and Mali and taking place on 13 and 14 January, will welcome around 2000 participants across the two ... weitermore

HIV-Tests für zu Hause

HIV-Tests für zu Hause

NZZ - "Schätzungsweise 14 Millionen Personen wissen nicht, dass sie HIV-positiv sind. Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation will daher Selbsttests fördern. ... weitermore

HIV infections in Russia reach record-high and account for almost two-thirds of new cases in Europe

HIV infections in Russia reach record-high and account for almost two-thirds of new cases in Europe

Independent - "Two-thirds of all new HIV cases in Europe are being recorded in just one country – Russia. More than a million Russians now live ... weitermore

Viral load suppression among young people and adolescents falling behind in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Viral load suppression among young people and adolescents falling behind in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

AVERT - "A number of southern African countries are making good progress towards the 90-90-90 Fast-Track Targets, but efforts to reach younger ... weitermore

Global health is good business — Trump should get in the prosperity

Global health is good business — Trump should get in the prosperity

The Hill - "As President-elect Trump considers submitting a fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress, scores of government funding issues will be ... weitermore

The Global Fund and CRG Community Starter Kits

The Global Fund and CRG Community Starter Kits

The Global Fund - "Resources and tools to promote communities, rights & gender in Global Fund-supportes programmes. weitermore

UNAIDS announces new donor commitments from the Nordic countries for 2017

UNAIDS announces new donor commitments from the Nordic countries for 2017

UNAIDS - "As 2016 draws to a close, UNAIDS welcomes new funding commitments from our partners in the Nordic region for 2017. The renewed political ... weitermore

HIV Cases Surpass a Million in Russia, but Little Is Done

HIV Cases Surpass a Million in Russia, but Little Is Done

The New York Times - "Quietly, the number of Russians who have received a positive H.I.V. diagnosis passed the one million mark this year. There is, ... weitermore

Cure For HIV, AIDS Coming Soon? Bill Gates Invests $140M In Company Creating Infection-Prevention Implant

Cure For HIV, AIDS Coming Soon? Bill Gates Invests $140M In Company Creating Infection-Prevention Implant

International Business Times - "The Microsoft founder has been steadily backing medical research for years with his and his wife’s Bill and Melinda ... weitermore

New academy launched to improve HIV services to MSM in Africa

www.aidsalliance.org - "A training initiative for clinicians and community workers who provide healthcare to men who have sex with men (MSM) in some ... weitermore

2016

Helpful guide for the 2017-2019 Global Fund Funding Cycle

Helpful guide for the 2017-2019 Global Fund Funding Cycle

The Global Fund - "Country Coordinating Mechanisms apply for their allocated funding by completing and submitting funding applications. A country ... weitermore

UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB)

UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB)

UNAIDS - "6th-9th of December, the 39th UNAIDS Programme and Coordinating Board (PCB) took place under Swiss chairmanship in Geneva. weitermore

Press release: Global Fund Notifies Countries on 2017-2019 Allocations

Press release: Global Fund Notifies Countries on 2017-2019 Allocations

The Global Fund - "The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is notifying eligible countries how much funding is available for each ... weitermore

Strengthening the gender-sensitivity of national HIV monitoring and evaluation systems

Strengthening the gender-sensitivity of national HIV monitoring and evaluation systems

UNAIDS - "The World Health Organization and UNAIDS have released a new publication to enhance the ability of counties to collect, analyse and ... weitermore

UNAIDS PCB session on ageing and HIV reaffirms that an ageing population of people living with HIV is a measure of success

UNAIDS PCB session on ageing and HIV reaffirms that an ageing population of people living with HIV is a measure of success

UNAIDS - "On 8 December, the thematic session of the 39th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) focused on ageing and HIV. Out of ... weitermore

Partners Launch Equitable Access Initiative Report

The Global Fund - "A group of leading organizations today launched the Equitable Access Initiative report, a new policy framework designed to better ... weitermore

The 2017-2019 Global Fund Funding Cycle: Highlights of the differentiated funding application process

The 2017-2019 Global Fund Funding Cycle: Highlights of the differentiated funding  application process

The Global Fund - "This alert provides an update to community groups who have been or are planning to be involved with the Global Fund to ... weitermore

The Success Of HIV Treatment Is Increasing The Risk Of Drug-Resistance

The Success Of HIV Treatment Is Increasing The Risk Of Drug-Resistance

Huffington Post - "Global health agencies are succeeding in getting more people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy, a combination of drugs that ... weitermore

Is global health industry too self-serving in the fight against AIDS?

Is global health industry too self-serving in the fight against AIDS?

Humanosphere - "Washington state’s global health community is a recognized leader in the fight against many diseases of poverty including HIV/AIDS. ... weitermore

World AIDS Day 2016: Lessons for reversing inequality by Mark Goldring, Oxfam UK Executive Director

Global Health Check - "Today is World AIDS Day, a day to celebrate the many lives saved and to remember the many lost to the HIV virus. Importantly ... weitermore

"Das hat mein Leben völlig verändert"

"Das hat mein Leben völlig verändert"

terre des hommes schweiz - "Hunderttausende Jugendliche haben in KwaZulu Natal, Südafrika, durch HIV/Aids einen oder beide Elternteile verloren. ... weitermore

"Das hat mein Leben völlig verändert"

"Das hat mein Leben völlig verändert"

terre des hommes schweiz - "Hunderttausende Jugendliche haben in KwaZulu Natal, Südafrika, durch HIV/Aids einen oder beide Elternteile verloren. ... weitermore

Investing in Adolescents: The Global Fund Information Note

Investing in Adolescents: The Global Fund Information Note

The Global Fund - "This Global Fund webinar has explored key issues elaborated upon within the Adolescent Information Note, available on Global Fund ... weitermore

Emission: Internationales reçoit Michel Sidibé

Emission: Internationales reçoit Michel Sidibé

TV5Monde: Emission du 4 Décembre 2016- " Internationales reçoit Michel Sidibé, directeur exécutif de l'ONUSIDA et Secrétaire général adjoint de ... weitermore

2016 Regional Concept Note: Development in The Global Fund's (new) funding model: Observations from the second window

2016 Regional Concept Note: Development in The Global Fund's (new) funding model: Observations from  the second window

The Global Fund - "In June 2015, ICASO and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance published a discussion paper which analyzed the development of ... weitermore

Von wegen Aids ist überwunden

Von wegen Aids ist überwunden

Der Tagesanzeiger, 1. Dezember 2016 - "Entgegen dem weltweiten Trend nehmen in Europa Neuansteckungen mit dem Aidsvirus zu – auch in der Schweiz. ... weitermore

World AIDS Day 2016: About 18 million people unable to access HIV treatment

World AIDS Day 2016: About 18 million people unable to access HIV treatment

Word Health Organization (WHO) - In advance of World AIDS Day, WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of ... weitermore

Sex for Fish: Toward Gender Equality and Fewer HIV Infections

Sex for Fish: Toward Gender Equality and Fewer HIV Infections

The Global Fund - "With help from community health volunteers, a group of women have organized themselves to become economically less dependent on ... weitermore

Re-energizing HIV Prevention

Re-energizing HIV Prevention

The Global Fund - "An indispensable element of our efforts to end HIV as an epidemic – prevention – is lagging too far behind, and allowing too many ... weitermore

Newlands Clinic patient addresses Medicus Mundi conference

Newlands Clinic patient addresses Medicus Mundi conference

Ruedy Lüthy Foundation - "When Maximina Jokonya found out she was HIV-positive at the age of thirteen, it was as if her world had fallen apart. ... weitermore

Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 26

Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 26

Inter-Parliamentary Union / United Nations Human Rights - "Human rights are the bedrock principles which underpin all societies where there is rule ... weitermore

Broken systems breaking people

Broken systems breaking people

www.aidsalliance.org - "Violence against women and HIV are inextricably linked, and for women of the populations most vulnerable to and affected by ... weitermore

HIV Fact Sheet

UNAIDS - The global HIV statistics have been published. weitermore

Get on the Fast-Track — The life-cycle approach to HIV

Get on the Fast-Track — The life-cycle approach to HIV

UNAIDS - "In this report, UNAIDS is announcing that 18.2 million people now have access to HIV treatment. The Fast-Track response is working. ... weitermore

Dringender UN Appell: Junge Frauen in Afrika müssen besser vor einer HIV-Infektion geschützt werden

Dringender UN Appell: Junge Frauen in Afrika müssen besser vor einer HIV-Infektion geschützt werden

The Guardian - Obwohl seit langem bekannt, sind die Zahlen noch immer dramatisch: Jede Woche infizieren sich Tausende junger Frauen zwischen 15-24 ... weitermore

LOVE LIFE-Kampagne: sexuell übertragbare Infektionen nehmen zu

LOVE LIFE-Kampagne: sexuell übertragbare Infektionen nehmen zu

Aids-Hilfe Schweiz - Die sexuell übertragbaren Infektionen (STI) waren 2015 auf dem Vormarsch. Die Gonorrhoe nahm gegenüber dem Vorjahr um 23 Prozent ... weitermore

African nations attempt to suspend UN's LGBT rights monitor

African nations attempt to suspend UN's LGBT rights monitor

The Guardian - African nations are seeking to suspend the work of the first UN independent expert charged with investigating violence and ... weitermore

Luxembourg Secures Commitment to Global Fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria

The Global Fund - MONTREUX – Luxembourg today signed a multi-year contribution agreement with the Global Fund, becoming the first European donor to ... weitermore

The need to empower young women and adolescent girls

The need to empower young women and adolescent girls

UNAIDS - "Young women and adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV—in 2015, 75% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa among ... weitermore

Eastern European and central Asian countries unite to expand access to HIV and TB treatment

Eastern European and central Asian countries unite to expand access to HIV and TB treatment

UNAIDS - "Ministries of Health from eastern Europe and central Asia adopted on 3 November in Minsk, Belarus, a consensus statement on HIV and ... weitermore

Comprehensive sexuality education in Zambia

Comprehensive sexuality education in Zambia

UNAIDS - "It is estimated that worldwide only three in 10 adolescent girls and young women between the ages of 15 and 24 years have comprehensive and ... weitermore

Link Up experiences of reaching adolescents living with HIV

Link Up experiences of reaching adolescents living with HIV

www.aidsalliance.org - "This brief highlights new understanding, gained through Link Up, around engaging and providing services for adolescents ... weitermore

Growing recognition of transgender health

WHO Bulletin - "Stigma, discrimination and lack of legal recognition remain major barriers for transgender people to access the health services they ... weitermore

HIV-Epidemie in viertgrösster Stadt Russlands

HIV-Epidemie in viertgrösster Stadt Russlands

NZZ - "In Russlands viertgrösster Stadt Jekaterinburg soll fast jeder 50. Einwohner das HI-Virus in sich tragen. weitermore

«Patient zero» ist nicht Patient zero

«Patient zero» ist nicht Patient zero

NZZ - "Ein schwuler Flight-Attendant soll die HIV-Epidemie in den USA in Gang gebracht haben. Obwohl diese These schon länger umstritten ist, kommt ... weitermore

Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in low- and middle-income countries by 2030: is it possible?

F1000Research - The international community has committed to ending the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and neglected tropical ... weitermore

FAQ on the 2017-2019 Funding Cycle

FAQ on the 2017-2019 Funding Cycle

The Global Fund - "The allocation-based funding model remains largely unchanged for the 2017-2019 funding cycle. Eligible countries will receive a ... weitermore

HPV-Impfung für alle Mädchen

HPV-Impfung für alle Mädchen

Das neue Zentrum für Frauengesundheit läuft ein Jahr nach der Eröffnung auf Hochtouren: Jeden Monat nutzen etwa 350 unserer Patientinnen das Angebot. weitermore

Kontrolle der Virenlast bei HIV-Infizierten - ein wichtiges Instrument

Kontrolle der Virenlast bei HIV-Infizierten - ein wichtiges Instrument

Das Kernstück der vierten Projektphase ist die Kontrolle der Virenlast. Bisher erfolgte diese in Matanzas (Kuba) unregelmässig. Die Proben mussten ... weitermore

Voluntary medical male circumcision: a core campaign to reach the Fast-Track Targets

Voluntary medical male circumcision: a core campaign to reach the Fast-Track Targets

UNAIDS - "Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a cost-effective, one-time intervention that provides lifelong partial protection against ... weitermore

Studies towards a"cure" for HIV

Imperial College London - Sarah Fidler, Professor of HIV and Communicable Diseases, talks about the current status of HIV treatment and the trial of ... weitermore

Cities ending the AIDS epidemic

Cities ending the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS - "Cities have inherent advantages in responding to complex health problems such as HIV. They are dynamic centres of economic growth, ... weitermore

Condoms: The prevention of HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies

Condoms: The prevention of HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies

UNAIDS 2016 Meeting Report weitermore

China and Cambodia share successful experience in the AIDS response

China and Cambodia share successful experience in the AIDS response

UNAIDS - "A Chinese delegation visited Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 11 to 13 October to promote innovative partnerships between the government and ... weitermore

The HIV/AIDS situation in India, and how the new Bill will protect victims

The HIV/AIDS situation in India, and how the new Bill will protect victims

The Indian Express - "More than two years after it was introduced in Rajya Sabha, a revised draft of the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, ... weitermore

Women’s bodily integrity: linking criminalisation of abortion and criminalisation of HIV

The Lancet Global Health Blog - On Sept 28, was the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. This day was declared by the women’s ... weitermore

A new meta-analysis of PrEP use suggests that men who rely on PrEP have higher rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis.

A new meta-analysis of PrEP use suggests that men who rely on PrEP have higher rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis.

AIDS2016 - "The jury is still out whether taking PrEP, which drastically reduces the risk of becoming HIV positive during condomless sex, leads to ... weitermore

Russia faces HIV epidemic with 1 million positive cases; Kremlin blames moral lapses

Russia faces HIV epidemic with 1 million positive cases; Kremlin blames moral lapses

ABC- "Russia has reached a shocking milestone, with over 1 million people officially registered with HIV. weitermore

The Rapid Response Fund

The Rapid Response Fund

International HIV/AIDS Alliance- "In many countries lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and men who have sex with men (MSM) ... weitermore

Malawi villagers embrace HIV self-testing

Malawi villagers embrace HIV self-testing

WHO - "Malawi has one of the highest HIV rates, with an estimated 1 in 10 people living with HIV. Most of those people living with HIV remain unaware ... weitermore

Human rights—critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

Human rights—critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS - "At a meeting to discuss human rights and the 2016 Political declaration on Ending AIDS, panellists underscored the urgent need to protect ... weitermore

Fuzzy Math at the Global Fund Replenishment? Why $13 billion might not be $13 billion and why it’s insufficient even if it is

Fuzzy Math at the Global Fund Replenishment? Why $13 billion might not be $13 billion and why it’s insufficient even if it is

Health GAP - "The Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment period has just kicked off with pledges from most of the major wealthy countries of the world. ... weitermore

MSF response to the outcome of the replenishment meeting of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

MSF response to the outcome of the replenishment meeting of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Médecins Sans Frontières - "The Global Fund closed its fifth Replenishment Conference with over USD 12.9 billion pledged, out of its funding target ... weitermore

$12 billion for the Global Fund – but we needed $15 billion

$12 billion for the Global Fund – but we needed $15 billion

STOPAIDS - "Just over $12bn was committed to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria by world leaders at a pledging conference in Washington DC ... weitermore

Donors Pledge Nearly $13 Billion

The Global Fund, Montreal - "At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, donors pledged over US$12.9 billion for the next three years, ... weitermore

Zwölf Milliarden Euro für eine gesündere Welt

Die Zeit - "Zika und Ebola beherrschen die Schlagzeilen, doch an Aids, Malaria und Tuberkulose erkranken viel mehr Menschen. Für ihre Bekämpfung gibt ... weitermore

Refocused Global Fund starts to hit key populations

Refocused Global Fund starts to hit key populations

www.aidsalliance.org - "A successful community-driven India HIV/AIDS Alliance programme that provided critical services to nearly 500,000 members of ... weitermore

Finanzierung der globalen Aidsbekämpfung: Zusage der Bundesregierung bleibt hinter den Möglichkeiten zurück!

Finanzierung der globalen Aidsbekämpfung: Zusage der Bundesregierung bleibt hinter den Möglichkeiten zurück!

Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS - Trotz eines Haushaltsüberschusses in Höhe von 18,5 Milliarden Euro erfährt der Beitrag Deutschlands zur ... weitermore

Germany Pledges €800 Million to Global Fund

Germany Pledges €800 Million to Global Fund

The Global Fund/ Munich – "The government of Germany announced today it will contribute €800 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis ... weitermore

The International AIDS Society Calls for Global Leadership Ahead of the 5th Global Fund Replenishment

The International AIDS Society Calls for Global Leadership Ahead of the 5th Global Fund Replenishment

International AIDS Society - On 16 September 2016, the 5th Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will ... weitermore

Failure to Replenish the Global Fund Will Result in Increased Infections, Lives Lost and Costs

Failure to Replenish the Global Fund Will Result in Increased Infections, Lives Lost and Costs

The Global Fund Advocacy Network - The GFAN report "Global Fund Replenishment 2016: The Cost of Inaction" demonstrates that inadequate investment in ... weitermore

Should we ask patients to contribute to the cost of their care?

BMC Public Health - "Across sub-Saharan Africa, up to 20 % of total spending on health is used for HIV services, and of this over 85 % is estimated ... weitermore

South Africa to give free HIV treatment to all infected

South Africa to give free HIV treatment to all infected

The Washington Post - "South Africa said Thursday it will now provide free treatment to all people infected with HIV, regardless of the condition of ... weitermore

Separating Myths from Facts: Donor funding for the HIV response

Separating Myths from Facts: Donor funding for the HIV response

Health Gap - "Over the past 15 years, wealthy countries have played a critical role in the global AIDS response through international development ... weitermore

Global Fund Report Shows 20 Million Lives Saved

Global Fund Report Shows 20 Million Lives Saved

The Global Fund - "Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 20 million lives, according to a report ... weitermore

Loyce Maturu on living with HIV

Loyce Maturu on living with HIV

Loyce Maturu, 23, of Zimbabwe tells a Global Fund forum how she was able to overcome TB and the psychological challenge of living with HIV. weitermore

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the United States' Global Fund Pledge

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary - "(...)the United States is committing up to $4.3 billion through 2019 to the Global Fund to Fight ... weitermore

Kenya Leads the Way in Africa with a Pledge of $5 million to the Global Fund

The Global Fund - "Kenya has pledged US$5 million to the Global Fund's Fifth Replenishment to be held in Montréal, Canada, on 16-17 September 2016. weitermore

WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Thailand, Armenia, Belarus and the Republic of Moldova

WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Thailand, Armenia, Belarus and the Republic of Moldova

WHO - "WHO congratulates Thailand and Belarus for their achievement of eliminating of mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, and ... weitermore

Spendenmüdigkeit: Die Aids-Epidemie ist noch lange nicht vorbei

Spendenmüdigkeit: Die Aids-Epidemie ist noch lange nicht vorbei

Der Tagesspiegel - "Kampf gegen Aids? Für die Industrienationen gibt es offenbar wichtigere Themen. Doch Selbstzufriedenheit kann alle Erfolge ... weitermore

HIV/AIDS in 2016 and Beyond

HIV/AIDS in 2016 and Beyond

JAMA - "Overshadowed by the Zika epidemic, concerns about terrorism and security, and the US presidential election, the global HIV/AIDS pandemic ... weitermore

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

BBC - "A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health ... weitermore

Building from the HIV Response toward Universal Health Coverage

Building from the HIV Response toward Universal Health Coverage

PLOS Medicine - Gaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a major global health goal. Contemporary concepts are mainly inspired by the idea that ... weitermore

UN political declaration on HIV and AIDS: where to begin?

UN political declaration on HIV and AIDS: where to begin?

The Lancet - "In June, 2016, the UN General Assembly made a political commitment to end AIDS by 2030, endorsing the fast-track approach of the ... weitermore

A farewell to abstinence and fidelity?

The Lancet - "Sex has regularly proven to be a polarising issue for the UN Member States, and the 2016 High-Level Meeting on ... weitermore

The end of the end of AIDS

The end of the end of AIDS

The World Bank / Blog - "The recent Durban 2016 International AIDS Conference celebrates the success of AIDS treatment in reducing illness and death. ... weitermore

Transitioning to Country Ownership of HIV Programs in Rwanda

Transitioning to Country Ownership of HIV Programs in Rwanda

Plos Medicine - "An objective of development aid is to increase the capacity of recipient countries until they no longer require foreign assistance. ... weitermore

The People's Hope

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) - During the darkest days of the AIDS epidemic, People’s Hope Clinic - called iThembalabantu in Zulu - brought ... weitermore

Hope for 'end of Aids' is disappearing, experts warn

Hope for 'end of Aids' is disappearing, experts warn

The Guardian - "Those fighting epidemic say 2030 target is unrealistic as efforts to defeat it falter amid rising infection levels and drug ... weitermore

Key Populations Atlas

Key Populations Atlas

UNAIDS - The Key Populations Atlas brings together data from diverse sources into one visual tool. With the collaboration of the Global Fund to Fight ... weitermore

Investment in key and vulnerable populations is needed now more than ever

Investment in key and vulnerable populations is needed now more than ever

The Global Fund Advocacy Network - The report "Key Populations and the Global Fund: Delivering Key Results" explains why ending AIDS, TB and malaria ... weitermore

Swiss Aids Care International heisst ab dem 1. Juli Ruedi Lüthy Foundation

Swiss Aids Care International heisst ab dem 1. Juli Ruedi Lüthy Foundation

Ruedi Lüthy Foundation - Ab dem 1. Juli 2016 heisst Swiss Aids Care International neu Ruedi Lüthy Foundation. Die Stiftung würdigt mit dem ... weitermore

Die Polizei als Teil der Lösung des Problems - Neue Ansätze um Aids bis 2013 zu beenden

Die Polizei als Teil der Lösung des Problems - Neue Ansätze um Aids bis 2013 zu beenden

Journal of the International AIDS Society - Um Aids bis 2030 zu beenden, muss auch die Polizei endlich in die Präventionsarbeit gegen HIV/Aids ... weitermore

World Vision HIV and AIDS 2020 Strategy: Getting to Zero for Children

World Vision HIV and AIDS 2020 Strategy: Getting to Zero for Children

World Vision International - "In its 2015 strategy, UNAIDS shared the vision for getting to zero new infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero ... weitermore

21. Welt AIDS Konferenz endet hoffnungsvoll

Medienmitteilung, Aktionsbündnis gegen Aids, 21. Juli 2016 - "Es war das zweite Mal, dass die größte wissenschaftliche Konferenz zu HIV und Aids in ... weitermore

PrEP researchers now focusing on the best ways to get PrEP to people who need it

PrEP researchers now focusing on the best ways to get PrEP to people who need it

www.aidsmap.com - "Speaking to a meeting on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) yesterday, ahead of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), ... weitermore

Experimental HIV treatment models highlight success and pinpoint obstacles to expanding care in African countries

AIDS 2016, Durban, South Africa - "Researchers in developing countries with high burdens of HIV infection are developing promising new strategies to ... weitermore

Progress towards 90-90-90 targets is promising, but funding is the critical step, says UNAIDS leader

Progress towards 90-90-90 targets is promising, but funding is the critical step, says UNAIDS leader

www.aidsmap.com - "The 90-90-90 targets for testing, treatment and viral suppression are achievable by 2020 in many high-burden countries, but donor ... weitermore

AIDS 2016: International conference opens with one ubiquitous question

AIDS 2016: International conference opens with one ubiquitous question

Humanosphere - Durban, South Africa,The 21st International AIDS Conference began with the question: “What will it really take to achieve the end of ... weitermore

Das brutale Erbe der Aidsleugner

Das brutale Erbe der Aidsleugner

Der Tagesanzeiger - "Die Welt-Aids-Konferenz in Südafrika lässt Erinnerungen wach werden: Vor 16 Jahren setzte die Regierung auf Knoblauch und Randen ... weitermore

WATCH LIVE: International AIDS Conference opening ceremony in Durban

WATCH LIVE: International AIDS Conference opening ceremony in Durban

AIDS 2016 - The International AIDS Conference opening ceremony weitermore

Rachel's HIV Revolution

Al Jazeera Media Network - "In Burkina Faso, one women challenges stigma and educates mothers on how to prevent transmitting HIV to their children. ... weitermore

HIV/Aids resurgence in Africa feared as Durban hosts conference

HIV/Aids resurgence in Africa feared as Durban hosts conference

The Guardian - "Latest figures indicate increase in the virus in some countries, as international funding for research and treatment falls. Sixteen ... weitermore

ONE issues warning to African leaders attending IAC: Step up fight against HIV and AIDS or risk millions of lives

ONE - "Two-decades of progress towards defeating HIV and AIDS will be undone unless African Governments and the international community immediately ... weitermore

We neglect primary HIV prevention at our peril

We neglect primary HIV prevention at our peril

The Lancet - "Inspired by a steady decline in new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths, the sustainable development goals call for ending the AIDS ... weitermore

WHO flags key challenges to global HIV response at International AIDS Conference

World Health Organisation (WHO) - "WHO is flagging 4 key challenges as the international community meets at the International AIDS Conference in ... weitermore

Donor Government Funding for HIV Fell in 2015 for First Time in 5 Years

Donor Government Funding for HIV Fell in 2015 for First Time in 5 Years

Kaiser Family Foundation, UNAIDS - "Donor government funding to support HIV efforts in low- and middle-income countries fell for the first time in ... weitermore

Statements der Schweizer Delegation am High Level Meeting in New York

Statements der Schweizer Delegation am High Level Meeting in New York

MMS/aidsfocus.ch - WATCH THE VIDEOS weitermore

SIGN ON TODAY- The Second Durban Declaration

AIDS2016 - There has been remarkable progress in our response to AIDS since the global HIV community last convened in Durban in 2000. Curbing the ... weitermore

Thailand eliminates mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

The Lancet - "On June 7, 2016, WHO certified that Thailand had eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, becoming only the second ... weitermore

Interview mit Carine Weiss zum High Level Meeting in New York

Interview mit Carine Weiss zum High Level Meeting in New York

radio Rabe - Bis 2030 will die UNO HIV/Aids im Griff haben – Eine Absichtserklärung mit ambitionierten Zielen und schwach formulierten Massnahmen. ... weitermore

Enttäuschte Zivilgesellschaft

Enttäuschte Zivilgesellschaft

MMS (MMS/ Aids-Hilfe Schweiz / New York, 10. Juni 2016) Die politische Absichtserklärung, um Aids bis 2030 zu beenden, wurde am Mittwoch von den ... weitermore

Der deprimierendste Moment meines Lebens"

www.tagesschau.de, UN-Aids-Konferenz in New York - "Loyce Maturu erfuhr mit zwölf, dass sie mit HIV infiziert ist. Sie dachte, sie müsse sterben. ... weitermore

Bold new Political Declaration on Ending AIDS adopted in New York

Bold new Political Declaration on Ending AIDS adopted in New York

UNAIDS, New York, 8 Juni 2016 - "A progressive, new and actionable Political Declaration on Ending AIDS has today been adopted by Member States at ... weitermore

Internationale Gemeinschaft will AIDS bis 2030 aus der Welt schaffen

Internationale Gemeinschaft will AIDS bis 2030 aus der Welt schaffen

EDA, Bern, 08.06.2016 - "Bis 2030 soll HIV/AIDS keine Gefahr mehr für die öffentliche Gesundheit darstellen. Davon ist die Schweizer Delegation ... weitermore

UN pledges to end Aids epidemic but plan barely mentions those most at risk

UN pledges to end Aids epidemic but plan barely mentions those most at risk

UNAIDS, New York, 8 June 2016 - "UN member states have pledged to end the Aids epidemic by 2030, but campaigners say the strategy adopted by the ... weitermore

Medienmitteilung: Kein Ende der Aidsepidemie ohne Kampf gegen Ausgrenzung

Medienmitteilung: Kein Ende der Aidsepidemie ohne Kampf gegen Ausgrenzung

MMS/aidsfocus.ch / Aids-Hilfe Schweiz, New York 7. Juni 2016 - Ab morgen diskutieren Regierungsvertreter von 193 UN-Mitgliedstaaten und über 560 ... weitermore

AIDS 2016: Community Voices

AIDS 2016: Community Voices

AIDS 2016 - The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will offer a best-in-class programme of over 500 conference activities and sessions ... weitermore

UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 million

UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 million

UNAIDS - "An estimated 17 million people were accessing life-saving antiretroviral medicines at the end of 2015, with an additional 2 million people ... weitermore

Global AIDS Update 2016

Global AIDS Update 2016

UNAIDS - The world has committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. How to reach this bold target within the Sustainable Development Goals is the ... weitermore

WCC video calls for strong action to end AIDS epidemic

World Council of Churches - “Leave no one behind.” That’s the urgent message of the World Council of Churches’ general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse ... weitermore

GET TESTED

GET TESTED

Aids-Hilfe Schweiz - GET TESTED ist eine Kampagne der Aids-Hilfe Schweiz. Sie soll Männer und Frauen ermutigen, den eigenen HIV-Status zu kennen ... weitermore

Erfolgreich gegen Stigmatisierung und Diskriminierung

Erfolgreich gegen Stigmatisierung und Diskriminierung

FEPA - Peter Marimi, ehemaliger Direktor von BHASO in Zimbabwe ist überzeugt: "Ich würde sagen, dass die Selbsthilfegruppen die wichtigste Instanz ... weitermore

The need for routine viral load testing

The need for routine  viral load testing

UNAIDS - Greatly expanded access to routine viral load testing will be a game-changer in the global response to AIDS. Routine viral load tests ... weitermore

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closes

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closes

World Health Organisation, 28 May 2016, Geneva - The Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closed today after approving new resolutions on WHO’s ... weitermore

69th World Health Assembly: speakers at high-level side event call for a Fast-Track response to end the AIDS epidemic among women and adolescent girls

69th World Health Assembly: speakers at high-level side event call for a Fast-Track response to end the AIDS epidemic among women and adolescent girls

World Health Assembly, Geneva 23 May 2016 - "At a high-level side event held during the 69th session of the World Health Assembly, taking place in ... weitermore

WhatsApp in Kenya: real time messaging about HIV

WhatsApp in Kenya: real time messaging about HIV

Key Correspondents - "What’s the best way for young people to talk about HIV in an urban slum in Kenya? For Maxfacta, an organisation working in an ... weitermore

Wambo.org to Bring Better Access, Prices, Transparency to Global Health

The Global Fund - "The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Government of Canada announced a new online marketplace today that ... weitermore

Rare but severe liver side-effects reported among South African patients starting efavirenz-based ART

aidsmap.com - "Treatment with efavirenz has been associated with rare but severe liver complications among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy ... weitermore

Muslimische Staaten sprerren die Teilnahme von 11 LGBT Gruppen am UN High Level Meeting

Muslimische Staaten sprerren die Teilnahme von 11 LGBT Gruppen am UN High Level Meeting

The Guardian - 51 muslimische Staaten darunter Saudi Arabien, der Iran, Indonesien, der Sudan und Uganda haben 11 LGBT (Lesben, Schwule, Bisexuelle, ... weitermore

Overcoming Challenges in Global Health

The Global Fund - "Partners in global health have made tremendous progress in the last decade in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. By ... weitermore

Universal health coverage: political courage to leave no one behind

The Lancet - "Thanks to the leadership of Angela Merkel and Shinzo Abe, universal health coverage (UHC) is on the agenda of the G7 Summit.1 The ... weitermore

Ending AIDS means…

Ending AIDS means…

UNAIDS - "One hundred reasons why ending the AIDS epidemic is important. Join the countdown to #HLM2016AIDS with Petra Schroeter, Executive Director ... weitermore

The Future of HIV/AIDS Is Decided Next Week - Is Anyone Listening?

The Future of HIV/AIDS Is Decided Next Week - Is Anyone Listening?

The Huffington Post - "The 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) next week will see all eyes on the WHO again after a turbulent couple of years. Condemned ... weitermore

Rapport Le Prix de l'oubli - Des millions de personnes en Afrique occidentale et centrale restent en marge de la lutte mondiale contre le VIH

Médecins sans Frontières - « Ce que nous voyons aujourd’hui dans nos projets d’Afrique occidentale et centrale me rappelle parfois l’Afrique du Sud ... weitermore

On the fast track to ending the AIDS epidemic - UN Report of the Secretary-General

On the fast track to ending the AIDS epidemic - UN Report of the Secretary-General

United Nations - "Even when confronted with the vast scale of the global AIDS epidemic, the response to HIV has never lost sight of the value and ... weitermore

Engaging the private sector and communities in HIV programmes with gay men and other men who have sex with men

Engaging the private sector and communities in HIV programmes  with gay men and other men who have sex with men

UNAIDS - "HIV incidence among gay men and other men who have sex with men appears to be rising around the world; despite this, HIV programme ... weitermore

Financing for Health in Latin America and the Caribbean: Advocacy Strategies for Effective Resource Mobilization

Financing for Health in Latin America and the Caribbean: Advocacy Strategies for Effective Resource Mobilization

NGO Delegation, Global Fund - We had a very productive day discussing issues around resource mobilization, both domestic and external for the ... weitermore

Ein Quiz zu HIV und sexueller Gesundheit

Aids Hilfe Bern - "Was ist HIV? Welches sind die 3 Safer Sex Regeln? Wie bringe ich tabuisierte Themen wie HIV und Sexualität ins Gespräch und (ver-) ... weitermore

Government Denies Liability in the Forced and Coerced Sterilization of a Woman Living with HIV

Government Denies Liability in the Forced and Coerced Sterilization of a Woman Living with HIV

KELIN, Kenya - "The National Government has denied that it played a role in the forced and coerced sterilization of a woman living with HIV. In his ... weitermore

Canada Announces Pledge & Commitment to Host Global Fund Replenishment Conference

Canada Announces Pledge & Commitment to Host Global Fund Replenishment Conference

globalfundadvocatesnetwork.org - "Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today at an event on youth and global health that Canada will ... weitermore

HIV & TB Programmes in Eastern Europe & Central Asia: Challenges & effetive Solutions

HIV & TB Programmes in Eastern Europe & Central Asia: Challenges & effetive Solutions

TB Europe Coalition - "The TB and HIV epidemics represent a serious threat to public health in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) ... weitermore

Letter to the Global Fund from MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières)

Dear Mark Dybul, Dear Members of the Secretariat and Global Fund Board of Directors, weitermore

AIDS2016: What's new ?

AIDS 2016 - The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will be taking place on 18-22 July in Durban, South Africa. This webinar provides a ... weitermore

I wanted to raise my hand: HIV can be manageable in Zimbabwe

 I wanted to raise my hand: HIV can be manageable in Zimbabwe

Key Correspondence - "When I came to the UK in September 2015 to study at the University of Sussex, I was told that the HIV medication I was on, was ... weitermore

Empowering Women & Girls for Greater Global Health

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS,Tuberculosis and Malaria - We hosted a webinar with Dr. Daniela Ligiero and Heather Doyle to discuss recent ... weitermore

UNAIDS urges countries to adopt a people-, rights- and health-centred approach to reverse the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs

UNAIDS urges countries to adopt a people-, rights- and health-centred approach to reverse the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs

UNAIDS - A new UNAIDS report says insufficient coverage of harm reduction programmes and policies that criminalize and marginalize people who inject ... weitermore

Investing in community-led action will be critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

Investing in community-led action will be critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS - At the Informal Interactive Civil Society Hearing on HIV, civil society organizations have called on United Nations Member States and ... weitermore

Investing in community advocacy and services to end the AIDS epidemic

Investing in community advocacy and services to end the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS - "Since the start of the AIDS epidemic civil society has been at the forefront of the response to HIV—demanding access to treatment and HIV ... weitermore

Hungerkrise in Simbabwe bedroht die Patienten der Newlands Clinic

Hungerkrise in Simbabwe bedroht die Patienten der Newlands Clinic

Swiss Aids Care International - In Simbabwe und weiten Teilen des südlichen Afrikas droht wegen einer ausserordentlichen Dürre eine Hungerkrise. 600 ... weitermore

Unfinished Business - HIV among gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men

Unfinished Business - HIV among gay, bisexual men and  other men who have sex with men

Global Forum on MSM & HIV - "Gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men are among the only groups for which HIV is uncontrolled or ... weitermore

Search is on for quick and accurate measures of HIV incidence to assess impacts of interventions

Search is on for quick and accurate measures of HIV incidence to assess impacts of interventions

Science Speaks - "How do you measure the impact of DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women)? FIND (Foundation ... weitermore

Removing Human Rights Barriers to End the HIV Epidemic

The Global Fund - "The Global Fund made a strong appeal to address human rights issues as a key component of efforts to end epidemics such as AIDS, ... weitermore

UN Panel Discussion on Human Rights and HIV/AIDS

UN Panel Discussion on Human Rights and HIV/AIDS

United Nations, 11 Mar 2016 - Panel discussion on the progress in and challenges of addressing human rights issues in the context of efforts to end ... weitermore

PopART trial shows feasibility of reaching 90-90-90 targets for testing and treatment coverage in Zambia and South Africa

PopART trial shows feasibility of reaching 90-90-90 targets for testing and treatment coverage in Zambia and South Africa

www. aidsmap.com - "Early findings from the PopART study of the impact of a test-and-treat strategy on antiretroviral treatment coverage and HIV ... weitermore

HIV still poses uncomfortable questions for the churches — and all of us

HIV still poses uncomfortable questions for the churches — and all of us

World Council of Churches (WWC) - "Almost forty years after the advent of HIV and AIDS, people around the world living with HIV still endure assaults ... weitermore

AIDS is Sexist: Why continued investments in the Global Fund are more important than ever

www.one.org - "Despite the gains that have been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS over the past 15 years, progress for women and girls has faltered. ... weitermore

We will not end AIDS without drug decriminalisation

We will not end AIDS without drug decriminalisation

www.aidsalliance.org - "Almost a third of all new HIV cases outside sub-Saharan Africa, are a result of sharing injecting equipment between people ... weitermore

First do no harm

First do no harm

Asia Catalyst - "Discrimination in health care settings is one of the foremost barriers preventing people living with HIV and key ... weitermore

Pferderennen gegen HIV

Pferderennen gegen HIV

SolidarMed - "Lesotho: Die Basuto-Ponys gelten als «äusserst trittsicher, konditionsstark und gesund». In den Bergen Lesothos sind sie Arbeitsgerät ... weitermore

Wir stoppen HIV in 30 Tagen

Wir stoppen HIV in 30 Tagen

Aids-Hilfe Schweiz - Bereits zum fünften Mal findet im Frühling 2016 die Kampagne BREAK THE CHAINS statt. Ziel der Kampagne ist es, die ... weitermore

Europäische Kommission stärkt den Globalen Fonds

Europäische Kommission stärkt den Globalen Fonds

Der Globale Fonds - Die Europäische Kommission wird den Globalen Fonds zur Bekämpfung von Aids, Tuberkulose und Malaria in den Jahren 2017 bis 2019 ... weitermore

UNAIDS & GHWA action plan for zero discrimination in health care settings

UNAIDS & GHWA action plan for zero discrimination in health care settings

UNAIDS - “UNAIDS and the World Health Organization’s Global Health Workforce Alliance are initiating an agenda for action towards the elimination of ... weitermore

Improving the care cascade in African countries

Improving the care cascade in African countries

aidsmap.com - "With advances in HIV testing, treatment and care, some countries are making great progress towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target. weitermore

Life expectancy in HIV-positive people in the US still lags 13 years behind HIV-negative people

Life expectancy in HIV-positive people in the US still lags 13 years behind HIV-negative people

aidsmap.com - "A study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2016) compared life expectancies of ... weitermore

CROI 2016: Boston

CROI 2016: Boston

www.croiconference.org - "The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brought together top basic, translational, and ... weitermore

Botswana close to reaching the 90-90-90 testing and treatment targets

Botswana close to reaching the 90-90-90 testing and treatment targets

aidsmap.com - "Botswana is already close to reaching the 90-90-90 target for testing, treatment and viral suppression, and is ahead of the United ... weitermore

Wie lange kann Russland die HIV-Epidemie noch ignorieren?

Wie lange kann Russland die HIV-Epidemie noch ignorieren?

The Guardian - Weltweit ist HIV dank der antiretroviralen Therapien auf dem Rückzug, so dass mit einer zielgerichteten Politik bis 2030 sogar das ... weitermore

20 billion condoms by 2020 - a new UNAIDS target

20 billion condoms by 2020 - a new UNAIDS target

www.avert.org - "Significant disparities in condom use between countries has led UNAIDS to establish a new global target to make 20 billion condoms ... weitermore

More investment needed in developing female-controlled HIV prevention options

UNAIDS - "Results from two large-scale studies of a vaginal ring that releases the antiretroviral medicine dapivirine to prevent HIV among women have ... weitermore

2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

UNAIDS - "Ending AIDS by 2030 is an integral part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were unanimously adopted by United Nations ... weitermore

Stop the persecution of people with HIV in the Czech Republic!

Stop the persecution of people with HIV in the Czech Republic!

Change.org - The Prague Sanitary Office has filed a criminal complaint against 30 men who had unprotected sex though they knew they were ... weitermore

Young Nigerians with a passion for HIV prevention

UNAIDS - Isah Mohammed Takuma is married and has a one-year-old daughter. At 32, he is a university graduate and currently serves as the National ... weitermore

More access better quality

More access better quality

Stop AIDS Now - Reflections of a Regional Linking and Learning Expert meeting with a hundred people, from 18 different countries. With all kinds of ... weitermore

HIV and drug resistance

HIV and drug resistance

UNAIDS - "For the majority of people, antiretroviral therapy is extremely effective in treating HIV, allowing people living with HIV to live longer, ... weitermore

Advancing the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV

Advancing the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV

Journal of the International AIDS Society - "The contributions in this Supplement from researchers, clinicians, programme managers, policy makers, ... weitermore

Call to Action to Support Civil Society

Call to Action to Support Civil Society

AIDS 2016 - "The fight against HIV began with individual citizens around the world standing together to demand action against the greatest public ... weitermore

Hope and Change

Hope and Change

AIDS 2016 - "Ugandan youth speak of change and hope at the AIDS 2016 Youth Dialogue event. AIDS is the primary killer of adolescents in Africa and ... weitermore

CWGH's role at the 18th International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa

CWGH's role at the 18th International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa

Medicus Mundi International - "The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) played a critical and pivotal role during the just ended 18th ... weitermore

Why young Kenyan men should be part of family planning

Why young Kenyan men should be part of family planning

Key Correspondents - "Young Kenyans are blaming a lack of male involvement in family planning for the rising number of unintended pregnancies and new ... weitermore

Let’s shift our thinking: Tailoring Global Fund support to country needs

Let’s shift our thinking: Tailoring Global Fund support to country needs

aidspan.org - "The recently adopted Global Fund Strategic Framework 2017-2022 sets important parameters for the partnership to support countries in ... weitermore

AHF Blasts Global Fund for Lowering Fundraising Targets to Combat Epidemics

Business Wire, Los Angeles - "AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) the World’s largest AIDS organization calls on Global Fund to intensify efforts to ... weitermore

HIV treatment: time to lean forward

HIV treatment: time to lean forward

The Lancet - "The Lancet (Oct 10, p 1420) stated that the new WHO antiretroviral therapy (ART) guidelines are based on trials that “showed promising, ... weitermore

Thousands of people visit the European HIV Test Finder

Thousands of people visit the European HIV Test Finder

aidsmap.com - "Over the last week, (European HIV & Hepatitis Testing Week) we have seen a huge surge in traffic to the European HIV test finder. weitermore

HIV/Aids: Medikamente gelangen nicht zu den Patienten

HIV/Aids: Medikamente gelangen nicht zu den Patienten

Médecins Sans Frontières, Harare, Zürich - "Die internationale medizinische Hilfsorganisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warnt davor, dass ... weitermore

Ethiopia in “strong position” to end AIDS by 2030

Ethiopia in “strong position” to end AIDS by 2030

Key Correspondents - "Ethiopia plans to prevent more than half a million AIDS-related deaths and prevent up to 80,000 new HIV infections by 2020, ... weitermore

2015

Global Fund Outlines Investment Case to End Epidemics

Global Fund Outlines Investment Case to End Epidemics

The Global Fund, Tokio - "The Global Fund presented its investment case for raising US$13 billion for its next three-year cycle of funding, outlining ... weitermore

Volles Stadtkino in Basel bei Filmpremiere zu HIV/Aids

Volles Stadtkino in Basel bei Filmpremiere zu HIV/Aids

mission 21/ aidsfocus.ch - Der tansanische Film JUST LIKE YOU - WIE DU UND ICH über die Selbsthilfegruppe Lusubilo lockte am Welt-Aids-Tag viele ... weitermore

Barriers to progress – Treatment activists’ response to WHO HIV treatment guidelines 2015

Barriers to progress – Treatment activists’ response to WHO HIV treatment guidelines 2015

International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) - The new WHO consolidated treatment guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs are also ... weitermore

UNAIDS: On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

UNAIDS: On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

Within the pages of this World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, are more than 50 examples of how countries are getting on the ... weitermore

To Defeat HIV -- We Must Do More for Women and Girls

Huffingtonpost - "There is nothing wrong with having HIV. I tell people that I love myself and that I am not less because of HIV. And as an HIV ... weitermore

Save Our Young Women and Girls

Save Our Young Women and Girls

The Global Fund - "I love life. I love to visit new places and to make new friends. I love to dance. And oh, I love good food. Most of all, I adore ... weitermore

More people, more time, better data – what we need to ‘treat-all’ with HIV

More people, more time, better data – what we need to ‘treat-all’ with HIV

PLOS, Speaking of Medicine - "On World AIDS Day 2015 and as the 18th International Conferences on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) is in full swing, ... weitermore

Myanmar's HIV patients shunned despite progress in treatment

Myanmar's HIV patients shunned despite progress in treatment

Thomson Reuters Foundation, Yangon - "Shortly after Cho's husband passed away at his parent's home his family called to tell her he had died of AIDS ... weitermore

Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection: what’s new

World Health Organisation (WHO) - "The 2015 guidelines includes 10 new recommendations to improve the quality and efficiency of services to people ... weitermore

UNAIDS Executive Director delivers his World AIDS Day 2015 message

UNAIDS Executive Director delivers his World AIDS Day 2015 message

UNAIDS - "The world has committed to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This ambitious yet wholly attainable ... weitermore

Situation analysis of sustainability and transition planning of HR programs in EECA

Situation analysis of sustainability and transition planning of HR programs in EECA

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) - The report aims to assess the readiness of countries in the region for transition from GF funding for HIV ... weitermore

Towards HIV Treatment on Demand for All

Global Policy Analysis - Closing the gap between science and policy: Analysis of the current state of practice regarding the initiation of HIV ... weitermore

Leuchtende Red Ribbons am Welt-Aids-Tag

Leuchtende Red Ribbons am Welt-Aids-Tag

Live Science Communication, Medienmitteilung, Zürich, 30.11.15 – Dieses Jahr gibt es eine spezielle Aktion zum Welt-Aids-Tag am 1. Dezember in ... weitermore

Accelerate expansion of antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV: WHO

Accelerate expansion of antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV: WHO

World Health Organisation, 30 November 2015 - "On World AIDS Day WHO emphasizes that expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV ... weitermore

Aidspionier als Retter in Afrika

Aidspionier als Retter in Afrika

Tagesanzeiger - Der Arzt Ruedi Lüthy betreibt in Harare, der Hauptstadt von Zimbabwe, ein Aidsambulatorium. Am Montag erhielt er dafür 130'000 ... weitermore

Osteuropa bekommt HIV nicht unter Kontrolle

Osteuropa bekommt HIV nicht unter Kontrolle

Die Zeit - "Die Zahl der HIV-Infektionen in der Europäischen WHO-Region ist erneut gestiegen. Nach einem Bericht des Europäischen Zentrums für die ... weitermore

Campaign highlights patients’ right: “Be Healthy — Know your viral load”

Campaign highlights patients’ right: “Be Healthy — Know your viral load”

Science Speaks - “On 30 October 2015 a new campaign calls on African governments to make viral load tests routinely available to all citizens living ... weitermore

Resources for Action for HIV and health programming with and for MSM

Resources for Action for HIV and health programming with and for MSM

aidsalliance.org - "The resource guide aims to provide a quick reference on a wide range of topics relevant to rights-based, effective, sustainable ... weitermore

UNAIDS Strategy 2016-2021: On the Fast-Track to end AIDS

UNAIDS Strategy 2016-2021: On the Fast-Track to end AIDS

UNAIDS - The UNAIDS 2016–2021 Strategy is a bold call to action to get on the Fast-Track and reach people being left behind. It is an urgent call to ... weitermore

Ending the epidemics is a greater challenge than achieving progress: Dybul

Ending the epidemics is a greater challenge than achieving progress: Dybul

aidspan.org - "Executive Director Mark Dybul challenges the Global Fund to do better. He provided the Board with a report that celebrated the Global ... weitermore

Global Fund Board Approves New Strategic Framework

Global Fund, Geneva - "The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved a new framework for its 2017-2022 strategy to ... weitermore

SDG Series: Are SDGs the Vehicle to End AIDS by 2030? Only if Driven by Human Rights

SDG Series: Are SDGs the Vehicle to End AIDS by 2030? Only if Driven by Human Rights

Health and Human Rights Journal - "SDG 3, the overarching goal on health issues, seeks to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ... weitermore

Schweiz präsidiert UNAIDS

Schweiz präsidiert UNAIDS

UNAIDS - UNAIDS verabschiedet neue Strategie, um Aids bis 2030 zu beenden. Der Vorstand von UNAIDS hat die Schweiz mit dem Präsidium dieser zentralen ... weitermore

Filmpremiere zum Weltaidstag am 1. Dezember 2015

Filmpremiere zum Weltaidstag am 1. Dezember 2015

mission 21 - Mit einer Filmpremiere und Diskussion am 1. Dezember, dem Welt-Aids-Tag, rückt Mission 21 das Thema HIV/Aids wieder stärker ins ... weitermore

Condom shortage hampers India's AIDS fight

Condom shortage hampers India's AIDS fight

reuters.com - "Sex worker Shaalu is using fewer condoms when she meets her clients in New Delhi -- not out of choice, but because a funding crunch ... weitermore

Partnership and collective solutions for a sustainable AIDS response

UNAIDS - "The UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board called for stronger global solidarity and shared responsibility to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 ... weitermore

UNAIDS Board adopts bold and ambitious strategy to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

UNAIDS, Geneva, 30 October 2015 - "At its 37th meeting, the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board adopted a new strategy to end the AIDS epidemic as a ... weitermore

PrEPster: Launch of a new website

PrEPster: Launch of a new website

aidsmap.com - HIV prevention activists in London have launched a new website, PrEPster.info, to educate and agitate for access to pre-exposure HIV ... weitermore

More research on the impact of starting treatment early

More research on the impact of starting treatment early

aidsmap.com - As HIV Update has previously reported, the results of a groundbreaking study which demonstrated the benefits of starting HIV treatment ... weitermore

How do we maximise global HIV treatment access?

aidsmap.com - "IAPAC, the International Association of Practitioners in AIDS Care, has issued a set of guidelines that aims to establish a common set ... weitermore

Towards a people-centered approach to the world drug problem

Towards a people-centered approach to the world drug problem

UNAIDS - "Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem that will take place in New York in April ... weitermore

Sustaining the human rights response to HIV

Sustaining the human rights response to HIV

UNAIDS - The human rights response to HIV, largely implemented by civil society, has been crucial to the HIV response, but it appears that the ... weitermore

The majority of migrants living with HIV in Europe may have acquired HIV in their new country

The majority of migrants living with HIV in Europe may have acquired HIV in their new country

aidsmap.com - "A study presented at the 15th European AIDS Conference yesterday found evidence that the majority of migrants living with HIV in ... weitermore

Can Europe reach the 90-90-90 target for HIV treatment by 2020?

Can Europe reach the 90-90-90 target for HIV treatment by 2020?

aidsmap.com - Eastern Europe unlikely to reach 90-90-90 target by 2020. The European region needs to step up prevention and treatment activities if ... weitermore

Financing the Global Goals: Why the Global Fund replenishment matters for the SDGs

Financing the Global Goals: Why the Global Fund replenishment matters for the SDGs

aidspan.org - "Now that member-states have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the global community is turning to how the seventeen ... weitermore

Ending violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people

Ending violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people

UNAIDS/UN - "We remain seriously concerned that around the world, millions of LGBTI individuals, those perceived as LGBTI and their families face ... weitermore

WHO launches early-release guideline to expand HIV treatment and prevention

WHO launches early-release guideline to expand HIV treatment and prevention

World Health Organisation, Geneva - "Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, WHO ... weitermore

Campaign success: What’s next?

Campaign success: What’s next?

aidsalliance.org - "Thanks to everyone who supported our Write Us In! campaign earlier this year, your action helped to secure inclusive language in ... weitermore

WHO/UNAIDS launch new standards to improve adolescent care

WHO/UNAIDS launch new standards to improve adolescent care

WHO/UNAIDS - "New Global Standards for quality health-care services for adolescents developed by WHO and UNAIDS aim to help countries improve the ... weitermore

How will the world be held accountable for achieving its new goals?

How will the world be held accountable for achieving its new goals?

Key Correspondent - "On 26 September, representatives from a number of non-governmental organisations met to discuss accountability for achieving the ... weitermore

Young sexual minorities face increased HIV risk at university

Young sexual minorities face increased HIV risk at university

Key Correspondents - "In South Africa, young men who have sex with men are increasingly exploring their sexuality at university, without always ... weitermore

Erfolg für Forscher der Uni Genf bei HIV-Forschung

Erfolg für Forscher der Uni Genf bei HIV-Forschung

Tagesanzeiger, Zürich Switzerland 30/09/2015: Gibt es bald neue HIV-Therapiemöglichkeiten? Die neuste Entdeckung von zwei Forschungsteams gibt Grund ... weitermore

17. Million. Lives.

17. Million. Lives.

The Global Fund - "The Global Fund issued a Results Report, showing that health investments made through the Global Fund have saved 17 million lives, ... weitermore

UNAIDS welcomes bold new HIV prevention and treatment targets from PEPFAR

UNAIDS welcomes bold new HIV prevention and treatment targets from PEPFAR

UNAIDS, New York, Geneva, 26 September 2015 - "UNAIDS welcomes the ambitious new targets set by the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS ... weitermore

Programs supported by the Global Fund saved 17 million lives through the end of 2014, Fund says

Programs supported by the Global Fund saved 17 million lives through the end of 2014, Fund says

aidspan.org - "Programs supported by the Global Fund have saved 17 million lives up to the end of 2014, according to the Results Report 2015 released ... weitermore

How will young sex workers benefit from new development goals?

How will young sex workers benefit from new development goals?

Key Correspondents - "As world leaders adopt new sustainable development goals this week, whether young marginalised people will really benefit from ... weitermore

Coming out

Coming out

UNAIDS - The impressive photo series from the Indian photographer Arjun Kamath tells the story of a lesbian couple and has gained a lot of attention ... weitermore

Young people in desperate search for safer sex

Young people in desperate search for safer sex

Key Correspondents - "For young people in southern Africa a lack of access to condoms is putting them at risk of unwanted pregnancies and HIV, and ... weitermore

Elton John: I want to meet Putin over gay rights

Elton John: I want to meet Putin over gay rights

BBC News - Sir Elton John says he wants to meet Vladimir Putin to discuss what he called the Russian president's "ridiculous" attitude to gay rights. weitermore

UNAIDS and Kenya launch data and technology partnership to Fast-Track progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

UNAIDS, Nairobi/Geneva, 17 September 2015 - "The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, and the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, have ... weitermore

Researchers put lens on sexual violence and sex work

Researchers put lens on sexual violence and sex work

Key Correspondents - "Over 350 researchers, gender activists, policy makers, practitioners and survivors from around the world convened in South ... weitermore

Why is country ownership essential to the AIDS response?

Why is country ownership essential to the AIDS response?

UNAIDS - It is a key factor that countries know their HIV/AIDS epidemic, that they have a clear picture of their key population and of the patterns ... weitermore

Workshop Guide Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and HIV 101 workshop guide

Workshop Guide Sexual and reproductive  health and rights, and HIV  101 workshop guide

aidsalliance.org - The key focus of this guide is to make a significant contribution to the integration of vital sexual and reproductive health and ... weitermore

Teenager auf der Suche nach Liebe

Teenager auf der Suche nach Liebe

Neue Züricher Zeitung - Warum werden in Afrika viele Teenager schwanger? Arm, HIV-positiv, ohne Ausbildung und Job bekommen viele junge Frauen ein ... weitermore

« VIH – Un engagement », un film tourné au Sénégal par Adrien Fernex (2014, 12 min.)

« VIH – Un engagement », un film tourné au Sénégal par Adrien Fernex (2014, 12 min.)

Fédération genevoise de coopération / Les Jardins de Cocagne - Ce film présente les activités de l'Association Clinique Counselling, formée de ... weitermore

The critical role of communities in reaching global targets to end the AIDS epidemic

The critical role of communities in reaching global targets to end the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS - "There is now wide recognition that community responses must play an increasing role in addressing the epidemic in the years ahead. The ... weitermore

Ugandan gay men talk about why they do not always use condoms

Ugandan gay men talk about why they do not always use condoms

aidsmap.com - "Gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Uganda, who had not used a condom the last time they had anal sex with another ... weitermore

Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project

Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project

Voice of America - Kenya will be included in the DREAMS project. This project under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAIR) is ... weitermore

Out of Africa: Falscher Optimismus

Out of Africa: Falscher Optimismus

NZZ 10/08/2015 (Ruedi Lüthy): Wann soll mit einer HIV-Therapie begonnen werden? Ein Paradigmenwechsel steht bevor – mit problematischen Konsequenzen, ... weitermore

In Vancouver, a Call for Early Access to HIV Treatment Worldwide

In Vancouver, a Call for Early Access to HIV Treatment Worldwide

aidsmap.com, 20 July 2015 - "Leading figures in the HIV response have endorsed a call for immediate access to antiretroviral therapy for all people ... weitermore

Time for Action: Shifting the paradigm towards integrated, people-centred health systems

Time for Action: Shifting the paradigm towards integrated, people-centred health systems

International Health Policies, 6 August 2015 - The scientist Angeli Rawat adovated at the recent International AIDS Society conference in Vancouver ... weitermore

Wir erzählten dem König, dass wir HIV-positiv sind

Wir erzählten dem König, dass wir HIV-positiv sind

BBC News, 31. Juli 2015 - Als das junge Ehepaar 2006 von ihrer HIV-Infektion erfuhr, war es für beide ein Schock. Choden war gerade mit ihrem 2. Kind ... weitermore

On our way to ending AIDS

On our way to ending AIDS

The Clinton Foundation, 31 July 2015 - "My first encounter with AIDS came in the 1980s, when I was governor of Arkansas. A close friend had ... weitermore

South Africa is rebranding its condom campaign: will it work this time?

South Africa is rebranding its condom campaign: will it work this time?

The conversation, 27 July 2015 - South Africa has still one of the highest HIV incidence in the world. To reduce the risk especially among the 15-24 ... weitermore

South Africa to use flavoured condoms to tackle HIV

South Africa to use flavoured condoms to tackle HIV

BBC News - South Africa's government will distribute coloured and flavoured condoms, according to the health minister in order to counteract the ... weitermore

Wir Frauen lassen uns nicht unterkriegen

FEPA, Mitteilungsblatt Mai 2015 - In Zimbabwe gehören die meisten Frauen noch immer zu den Benachteiligten in einer ansonsten verarmenden männlich ... weitermore

An AIDS Crisis in Ukraine

The New York Times, 26 July 2015 - "More than 6,500 deaths have been reported in the Donbass region, where Ukrainian forces have battled ... weitermore

We have reached a defining moment in the AIDS response!

We have reached a defining moment in the AIDS response!

UNAIDS, 14 July 2015 - Against all odds, we have achieved the AIDS targets of Millennium Development Goal 6. AIDS changed everything. In these pages ... weitermore

Treatment cascades show 90-90-90 goal within reach for some – but Eastern Europe lags behind Africa

Treatment cascades show 90-90-90 goal within reach for some – but Eastern Europe lags behind Africa

aidsmap.com, 23 July 2015 - "Global analysis of HIV treatment cascades – the proportions of people diagnosed with HIV, in care, on treatment and ... weitermore

HIV treatment and prevention for people who inject drugs

aidsmap.com, 27 July 2015 - “We talk a lot about the success of treatment as prevention in Vancouver, but we always need to make sure people ... weitermore

Self-testing helps combat HIV in adolescents

Self-testing helps combat HIV in adolescents

World Health Organisation (WHO), 22 July 2015 - Concerns about confidentiality and privacy are one of the key barriers to HIV testing services for ... weitermore

Test and treat studies and African countries showing that 90-90-90 targets are achievable

Test and treat studies and African countries showing that 90-90-90 targets are achievable

aidsmap.com, 20 July 2015 - "Health services in some African countries including Botswana, Rwanda and Malawi are now providing effective HIV ... weitermore

WHO’s new guidelines on HIV testing services

WHO’s new guidelines on HIV testing services

World Health Organisation (WHO), 17 July 2015 - Globally only 51% of people living with HIV know of their status. The new guidelines provide a ... weitermore

Dismantling gains in Global health?

Dismantling gains in Global health?

PLOS Medical Journals' Community Blog, 13 July 2015 - Áine Markham from Médecins Sans Frontières warns early this week at the beginning of the Third ... weitermore

Born free of HIV

Born free of HIV

World Health Organisation - "Yunaisy found out she was HIV-positive before her third pregnancy, during a routine check-up at the Bernardo Posse ... weitermore

Die Aids-Epidemie könnte 2030 enden

Die Aids-Epidemie könnte 2030 enden

Zeit Online 14/07/2015: 15 Millionen Aidskranke können heute bereits therapiert werden. Die UN hoffen, dass in 15 Jahren die Menschheit vor HIV ... weitermore

UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule

UNAIDS, Press release, Addis Abeba/Geneva, 14 July 2015 - "The AIDS targets of MDG 6—halting and reversing the spread of HIV—have been achieved and ... weitermore

UNFPA, WHO and UNAIDS: Condoms play a central role

UNFPA, WHO and UNAIDS: Condoms play a central role

UNFPA, WHO and UNAIDS, New York, Geneva, 7 July 2015 - "Position statement on condoms and the prevention of HIV, other sexually transmitted ... weitermore

Mozambique: A New Chapter in AIDS Response

Mozambique: A New Chapter in AIDS Response

The Global Fund, 6 July 2015 - "Mozambique decriminalized its homosexuality laws last week. Until then, the country’s old, colonial penal code – in ... weitermore

G7 ignorieren es, notwendige Maßnahmen zu HIV und Aids zu ergreifen

G7 ignorieren es, notwendige Maßnahmen zu HIV und Aids zu ergreifen

Pressemitteilung des Aktionsbündnisses gegen AIDS, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 8.6.2015: Obwohl globale Gesundheit wichtiges Thema auf dem Gipfel in ... weitermore

Ein Ende von Aids – Handlungsempfehlungen für das deutsche G7-Jahr

Ein Ende von Aids – Handlungsempfehlungen  für das deutsche G7-Jahr

Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS - In den letzten Jahren konnten wesentliche Erfolge erzielt werden. Für ein Ende von Aids muss aber allen Menschen der ... weitermore

Deutschland: Mehr HIV-Diagnosen durch steigende Flüchtlingszahlen

 Deutschland: Mehr HIV-Diagnosen durch steigende Flüchtlingszahlen

Spiegel Online 06/07/2015: Die Zahl der HIV-Neudiagnosen ist in Deutschland gestiegen, berichtet das Robert Koch-Institut. Dafür gibt es mehrere ... weitermore

Living in a stigmatizing country increases HIV risk for MSM in Europe

aidsmap.com, Juni 2015 - "Men who have sex with men (MSM) living in European countries with laws and attitudes that stigmatize male homosexuality ... weitermore

The battle is far from over!

Médecins sans Frontières - In an impressive short film MSF shows what they see on a daily basis in countries they work in: "The battle against ... weitermore

WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Cuba

Washington DC/Geneva, 30 June 2015 - Cuba today became the first country in the world to receive validation from the World Health Organization that ... weitermore

Geriatric HIV: living with multiple medical conditions will become the norm as population ages

aidsmap.com, 16 June 2015 - "In fifteen years' time, the clinical needs of Dutch people living with HIV will have changed substantially due to three ... weitermore

Mehr Geld, mehr Sex, mehr Positive - AIDS Kongress in Deutschland

Mehr Geld, mehr Sex, mehr Positive - AIDS Kongress in Deutschland

FAZ 27/06/2015: Das Thema Heilung ist erst einmal vom Tisch. Doch die Therapie von HIV-Patienten ist mittlerweile so erfolgreich, dass man sich beim ... weitermore

36th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board opens

36th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board opens

UNAIDS, Geneva, 30 June 2015 - "The 36th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 June to ... weitermore

Towards an AIDS Free Generation (TAFU)

Towards an AIDS Free Generation (TAFU)

STOP AIDS NOW, 30 June 2015 - "Richard Ochen has been managing Health Need Uganda for the past 18 years. His organisation is one of the 5 ... weitermore

World must drastically accelerate AIDS efforts or face more HIV infections and deaths than five years ago—says UNAIDS and Lancet Commission

World must drastically accelerate AIDS efforts or face more HIV infections and deaths than five years ago—says UNAIDS and Lancet Commission

UNAIDS–Lancet Commission, London, 25 June 2015 - Countries most affected by HIV must focus on stopping new HIV infections and expanding access to ... weitermore

New British guidelines recommend treatment for everyone with HIV

aidsmap.com, June 2015 - Everyone with HIV who is prepared to take antiretroviral treatment should receive it, regardless of CD4 cell count, new ... weitermore

Die Aids-Hilfe Schweiz startet gut aufgestellt ins Jahr 2015

Die Aids-Hilfe Schweiz  startet gut aufgestellt  ins Jahr 2015

In aktuellen Jahresbericht der Aids-Hilfe Schweiz erfahren Sie mehr darüber, was die Aids-Hilfe 2014 alles unternommen hat, damit weder die Krankheit ... weitermore

Studie "AIDS im öffentlichen Bewusstsein 2014"

Studie "AIDS im öffentlichen Bewusstsein 2014"

Köln, 23. Juni 2015 - Zurzeit findet in Düsseldorf der Deutsch-Österreichische-Aids-Kongress statt. Zu diesem Anlass veröffentlicht die deutsche ... weitermore

Empower young women and adolescent girls: Fast-Track the end of the AIDS epidemic in Africa

Empower young women and adolescent girls: Fast-Track the end of the AIDS epidemic in Africa

UNAIDS, June 2015 - Fast-tracking the end of the AIDS epidemic by 2030 requires strong political leadership and commitment to stop new infections and ... weitermore

50 Dollar Schweigegeld für ein Kinderleben

50 Dollar Schweigegeld für ein Kinderleben

Die Zeit, 21. Juni 2015 - "Mosambik ist eines der aussichtsreichsten Entwicklungsländer Afrikas, doch der sexuelle Missbrauch von Kindern ist ... weitermore

Mehr HIV-Infizierte verzichten auf Kondome

Mehr HIV-Infizierte verzichten auf Kondome

Neue Zürcher Zeitung 16/06/2015: Der Gebrauch von Kondomen durch HIV-Infizierte sinkt. Ursache könnte eine missverständliche Aussage der ... weitermore

Schwule sollen alle drei Monate zum HIV-Test

Tagesanzeiger 12/06/2015: Zürcher Forscher haben widerlegt, dass HIV-Infektionen Grippesymptome mit sich bringen. Sie empfehlen deshalb regelmässige ... weitermore

Jeder Dritte neu Angesteckte zeigt keine Symptome

Jeder Dritte neu Angesteckte zeigt keine Symptome

Neue Zürcher Zeitung 12/06/2015: Ein Drittel der neu mit HIV angesteckten Patienten entwickelt laut einer neuen Studie zunächst keine Symptome. ... weitermore

Zimbabwe’s accelerated response to HIV

UNAIDS, 09 June 2015: Zimbabwe has one of the largest HIV epidemics in the world, with an estimated adult HIV prevalence of 15% and 1.4 million ... weitermore

New formulation of HIV treatment to save more children’s lives -- UNICEF and UNAIDS

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 5 June 2015—Children affected by HIV and AIDS will benefit from the decision by the United States Food and Drug Administration to ... weitermore

Wie Armut die schulische Leistung beeinflusst

Aids und Kind, 10. Juni 2015 - Kinder aus armen Verhältnissen weisen allzu oft unterdurchschnittliche schulische Leistungen auf. Eric Jensen, ... weitermore

Funders' priorities and targets hindered community mobilisation and meaningful participation of sex workers in India

 Funders' priorities and targets hindered community mobilisation and meaningful participation of sex workers in India

aidsmap.com, Juni 2015 - "Two qualitative studies, investigating the implementation of a massive programme of HIV prevention through community ... weitermore

Harm reduction for people who inject drugs in New York has worked, but hasn’t reduced racial inequality

aidsmap.com, May 2015 - "Needle and syringe exchange and opiate substitution therapy in New York City has worked in reducing HIV infection in people ... weitermore

Acute HIV infection may present in many ways – sometimes as a serious illness

aidsmap.com, May 2015 - "A Swiss study of people who were diagnosed during early HIV infection has found that a quarter of them presented or ... weitermore

UNAIDS welcomes further evidence that starting antiretroviral therapy early saves lives

UNAIDS, Geneva, 27 May 2015 - UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence that starting antiretroviral therapy at a higher CD4 (a measure of immune system ... weitermore

Ensuring universal health coverage for key populations

UNAIDS, Geneva, 20 May 2015 - Without addressing HIV among marginalized populations and human rights, it will not be possible to end the AIDS ... weitermore

New platform for reports of human rights violations in Global Fund programs launched

aidspan, May 2015 - Interested parties will now be able to report alleged human rights violations or infringements occurring in programs or ... weitermore

Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem

BBC News, 20 May 2015 - The phrase "Aids epidemic" awakens distant memories in most of Europe, Australia or the Americas, where infection rates have ... weitermore

Mobile Klinik für abgelegene Dörfer

Mobile Klinik für abgelegene  Dörfer

SolidarMed aktuell, Mai 2015 - Am frühen Morgen setzt sich das Team des Gesundheitszentrums von Montmartre in den mit Medikamenten sowie ... weitermore

LOVE LIFE: weniger HIV-Diagnosen

Bern, 18.05.2015 - Bei HIV und Syphilis nimmt die Zahl der Neuansteckungen ab, bei Gonorrhö stabilisiert sie sich: dies das Fazit der Daten aus dem ... weitermore

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

GENEVA, 17 May 2015 - We are living in a time of rapid social change. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are now ... weitermore

CHAMPIONING Gender Equality in the HIV Response: The experiences of five programme countries

UN WOMEN, 2015 - AIDS is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age worldwide. In addition to their biological susceptibility, HIV ... weitermore

HIV hinter Gittern

HIV hinter Gittern

Swiss Aids News (1/2015) - HIV-Infektionen kommen in Anstalten des Freiheitsentzugs zwischen 2- bis 50-mal häufiger vor als in der Gesamtbevölkerung. ... weitermore

WHO recommends 10 measurements for HIV epidemic

World Health Organisation (WHO), 11 May 2015 - WHO released new guidelines recommending simplified indicators to measure the reach of HIV services, ... weitermore

Write Us In! campaign: three reasons to sign our petition

Write Us In! campaign: three reasons to sign our petition

aidsalliance, 14 May 2015 - For months we’ve been campaigning to ensure that marginalised groups who are most at risk of HIV are not overlooked by ... weitermore

A Journey of Motherhood

A Journey of Motherhood

The Global Fund, May 2015 - This Mothers Day, the Global Fund celebrates the progress made for millions of HIV-positive mothers and mothers-to-be ... weitermore

Why we need to step up the HIV response quickly

Why we need to step up the HIV response quickly

World Health Organisation (WHO) 2015 - "The enormous effort, resources and ingenuity directed at the epidemic over the past 15 years is paying off. ... weitermore

Die Schweiz engagiert sich weiter gegen Diskriminierung aufgrund von sexueller Orientierung und Geschlechtsidentität

Bern, 29.04.2015 - Die Schweiz setzt sich weiter gegen Diskriminierung aufgrund von sexueller Orientierung oder Geschlechtsidentität und für die ... weitermore

Community must play a much greater role in HIV treatment delivery especially for people being left behind

UNAIDS 20 April 2015 - Strengthening and expanding community-based approaches to delivering HIV treatment is vital to the long-term success of the ... weitermore

Epidemic of Fear

Epidemic of Fear

aidsalliance.org - The realities of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV remain stark. In my part of the world – the Asia Pacific ... weitermore

Auf dem Weg zu einer Aids-freien Generation

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 15. April 2015 - Die HIV-Übertragung von der Mutter auf ihr Kind lässt sich heute verhindern. Daher sollte eine Aids-freie ... weitermore

Champions come together to announce strengthened efforts for an AIDS-free generation in Africa

Johannesburg, 13 April 2015 - The Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation gathered together today to announce new efforts to ensure that all children ... weitermore

Kenya: Sex Workers Unite to Defy Stigma

KC Team, 7 April 2015 - The day the military raided Amina Danait's* village in Muguru na Nyori will forever remain etched in her mind. weitermore

Maturity and systems theme of 33rd Board meeting

aidspan - The Global Fund used its 33rd Board meeting on 31 March-1 April to demonstrate its continued maturation as an organization and show that ... weitermore

LOVE LIFE-Kampagne: Wenn hinter grippeähnlichen Symptomen mehr steckt

LOVE LIFE-Kampagne:  Wenn hinter grippeähnlichen Symptomen mehr steckt

Aids-Hilfe Schweiz - Bei den meisten Menschen treten nach der Ansteckung mit HIV grippeähnliche Krankheitssymptome auf. Diese erste Phase nennt man ... weitermore

HIV and adolescents: focus on young key populations

HIV and adolescents: focus on young key populations

Journal of the International AIDS Society 2015 - Adolescents and young adults are at increased risk for HIV due to the many developmental, ... weitermore

Seeking input into the development of three 2016-2021 Global Health Sector Strategies: HIV/AIDS; Viral Hepatitis; and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

World Health Organisation - The draft global health sector strategy on STIs for 2016– 2021 has been developed for discussion during a ... weitermore

Living with HIV: six very different stories

The Guardian, 22 March 2015 - Since HIV was first diagnosed in Britain 30 years ago, the reality of having the virus has changed dramatically. From a ... weitermore

Ebola and HIV: how to change behaviour for the long term

Ebola and HIV: how to change behaviour for the long term

Irin news, NAIROBI, 20 March 2015 - There have been no new Ebola infections in Liberia in the past three weeks, but it’s still far too early to say ... weitermore

WHO and the health of LGBT individuals

The Lancet, 21 march 2015 - In his Offline, Richard Horton recently emphasised WHO's “persisting weaknesses” ahead of their Executive Board session. ... weitermore

The Global Fund Strategy in Relation to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities

The Global Fund - This document outlines strategies that the Global Fund will carry out to address the vulnerabilities and the needs of men who have ... weitermore

Key Populations Action Plan 2014-2017

The Global Fund - This document provides outlines five strategic objectives to guide the inclusion of key populations and their needs in every step ... weitermore

UNAIDS Strategy: Virtual consultation on UNAIDS 2016-2021 strategy

UNAIDS Strategy: Virtual consultation on UNAIDS 2016-2021 strategy

UNAIDS wants to hear from you: As a global community, we have set our sights on ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. To reach this objective, the ... weitermore

New approach to HIV management in Tanzania and Zambia reduces deaths by almost a third

New approach to HIV management in Tanzania and Zambia reduces deaths by almost a third

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, March 2015 - A new approach to care for patients with advanced HIV in Tanzania and Zambia, combining ... weitermore

Ist es Grippe – oder HIV?

Ist es Grippe – oder HIV?

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 16.03.15 - "Fieber, Nachtschweiss, Halsschmerzen: Was sich wie Grippe anfühlt, kann etwas weit Schlimmeres sein. Darauf macht ... weitermore

Die Kranke, die die Kirche heilt - HIV-positive Pastorin in Tansania

Die Kranke, die die Kirche heilt - HIV-positive Pastorin in Tansania

Deutschlandradio Kultur, mission 21 - Die tansanische Pastorin Melania Mrema Kyando ist HIV-positiv – und kämpft unermüdlich gegen die Vorurteile, ... weitermore

To Protect and Serve

Open Society Foundations - Recent studies from Ukraine, for example - a country I visit often in my role as UN Special Envoy - have estimated that ... weitermore

Empowering women is critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

UNAIDS, Geneva, 8 March 2015—As we celebrate International Women’s Day, world leaders and civil society are gathering in New York to take part in the ... weitermore

Special Edition for International Women’s Day

The Global Fund, 6 March 2015 - "Maurine Murenga’s story could begin on the morning she learned she was HIV positive. Or it could begin the afternoon ... weitermore

LOVE LIFE-Kampagne: Wenn hinter grippeähnlichen Symptomen mehr steckt

Aids-Hilfe Schweiz - Bei den meisten Menschen treten nach der Ansteckung mit HIV grippeähnliche Krankheitssymptome auf. Diese erste Phase nennt man ... weitermore

Newlands Clinic eröffnet neues Zentrum für Frauengesundheit

Zürich/Harare, 4. März 2015 - Die Newlands Clinic kann dank einem bedeutenden Vermächtnis weiter ausgebaut werden. Im Haus unmittelbar neben der ... weitermore

Die Kranke, die die Kirche heilt - HIV-positive Pastorin in Tansania

Deutschlandradio Kultur, mission 21 - Die tansanische Pastorin Melania Mrema Kyando ist HIV-positiv – und kämpft unermüdlich gegen die Vorurteile, ... weitermore

International Women’s Day 2015: Why adolescent health?

International Women’s Day 2015: Why adolescent health?

Médecins Sans Frontières, 2 March 2015 - "Adolescent women are often overlooked, but they have specific health needs, writes Médecins Sans ... weitermore

World leaders are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

World leaders are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

Nairobi,17 February 2015 - While major advances have been made in almost every area of the response to HIV, progress for adolescents is falling ... weitermore

WHO Strategy on HIV/AIDS for 2011-2015: "Let's do what's right for everyone"

World Health Organisation - Thirty years ago, the world has acted to fight against HIV/AIDS. Extraordinary action generated around the world has ... weitermore

Development of the Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV/AIDS, 2016-2021

World Health Organsation - The 2011–2015 Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV/AIDS, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2011 (resolution ... weitermore

Künstliches Protein schützt Affen vor HIV

Die Zeit, 18. Februar 2015 - Ein im Labor geschaffenes Eiweiß-Molekül soll eines Tages HIV-Infektionen verhindern. Erste Tests an Makaken zeigen: Es ... weitermore

Sierra Leone commemorates International Condom Day 2015

UNFPA Sierra Leone, 12 February 2015 - February 14 marks not only Valentine's Day, but also International Condom Day, a holiday aimed at promoting ... weitermore

Pillen für die Tonne

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 5. Februar 2015 - Eine grosse Präventionstudie durchgeführt im südlichen Afrika kam zu dem Ergebnis, dass zwei Drittel der ... weitermore

Study Finds H.I.V. Drugs Priced Out of Reach

New York Times, 28 January 2015 - A new study conducted by Harvard researchers and recently published in the New England Journal finds out that ... weitermore

Global AIDS Response Progress Reporting 2015

Global AIDS Response Progress Reporting 2015

UNAIDS, February 2015 - "Intensive analysis and new data have enabled UNAIDS to release three critical reports in the past six months — the Gap ... weitermore

How to Talk to Your Partner About Using PrEP

hivplusmag.com - "Talking about PrEP with your partner can open up a can of worms. Here's how to make the conversation as smooth as possible. Not so ... weitermore

Leben oder Sterben Gedanken zum Welt-AIDS-Tag 2014

Leben oder Sterben Gedanken zum Welt-AIDS-Tag 2014

mission 21, Weltaidstag 2014 - «Wie geht es einem Menschen, der erleben muss, wie geliebte Menschen immer mehr an Kraft verlieren und schliesslich ... weitermore

Promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents and young people

Promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents and young people

World Health Organisation, January 2015 - "A WHO-led Special Supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health, states that progress for adolescent ... weitermore

Letter to TAC activists and supporters in South Africa and across the world

Letter to TAC activists and supporters in South Africa and across the world

TAC, 6 February 2015 - "At the beginning of 2015 the role that the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) needs to play in South Africa’s fledgling ... weitermore

Zerodiscrimination - Open up, reach out

Zerodiscrimination - Open up, reach out

UNAIDS - Zero Discrimination Day on 1 March 2015 is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we ... weitermore

The future role of CD4 cell count for monitoring antiretroviral therapy.

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, February 2015 - For more than two decades, CD4 cell count measurements have been central to understanding HIV disease ... weitermore

Leben oder Sterben Gedanken zum Welt-AIDS-Tag 2014

Leben oder Sterben Gedanken zum Welt-AIDS-Tag 2014

mission 21, Weltaidstag 2014 - «Wie geht es einem Menschen, der erleben muss, wie geliebte Menschen immer mehr an Kraft verlieren und schliesslich ... weitermore

"Und was machte der Arzt? Er weiss es nicht."

Swiss Aids News - Das Gespräch zwischen Arzt und Patient über die Sexualität des Patienten – dieSexualanamnese – ist oft die einzige Möglichkeit, um ... weitermore

Dr. Sarudsodzo hat einen Traum

SolidarMed/SRF1 - Dr. Wesley Sarudsodzo und sein Team stellen im Silveira-Spital im Südosten Simbabwes die medizinische Grundversorgung von rund ... weitermore

Successful peer-recruited project shows it is possible to do prevention work with gay men in hostile environments

aidsmap.com, 15 January 2015 - Behavour change interventions are possible even among gay men in hostile environments as a study conducted in St ... weitermore

Improved school attendance credited with reducing HIV infections among teenage girls in Uganda

aidsmap.com, 14 January 2015 - According to an analysis various reasons are responsible for new HIV infections among girls and young women aged 15 to ... weitermore

HIV—unfinished business in the Post-2015 Agenda

GNP+, New York, 22 January 2015 - "As the first of the official intergovernmental negotiations for the post-2015 development agenda conclude this ... weitermore

Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine by 2030

The guardian, 24 January 2015 - "Microsoft founder tells Davos that vaccine and new intense drug treatments could end most new cases of deadly virus. weitermore

Indonesia: executions will not stop drug problem

HIV/AIDS Alliance, 22 January 2015 - "Our Linking Organisation in Indonesia, Rumah Cemara, has written to the President of Indonesia to strongly ... weitermore

Ukrainian drug addicts dying due to treatment ban, says UN

The guardian, 21 January 2015 - "United Nations envoy says those on substitution therapy in annexed Crimea could face death after Russia made it ... weitermore

South African HIV Program on Rights of Sex Workers

The Global Fund, January 2015 - "The South African National AIDS Council said that a long-awaited HIV program catering specifically to the needs of ... weitermore

The final push for HIV in new global development agenda

The final push for HIV in new global development agenda

Key Correspondents network, 15 January 2015 - "With the mega-issues of poverty, hunger, health, education and global warming challenging the global ... weitermore

Young Mozambican activists call on leaders to support reproductive health efforts

Young Mozambican activists call on leaders to support reproductive health efforts

UNFPA, 16 January 2015 – "Young people in Mozambique face stiff challenges in accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services, but ... weitermore

Funding AIDS programmes in the era of shared responsibility: an analysis of domestic spending in 12 low-income and middle-income countries

The Lancet Global Health - "As the incomes of many AIDS-burdened countries grow and donors' budgets for helping to fight the disease tighten, ... weitermore

Fast track to 2030: granularity at a global scale

The Lancet HIV - The yearly event of World AIDS Day on December 1 is not only an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved and to revive ... weitermore

Condom rebrand vital to curb new HIV infections among Malawi’s youth

Condom rebrand vital to curb new HIV infections among Malawi’s youth

International HIV/AIDS Alliance - "Condoms have become increasingly unpopular among young people in Malawi, contributing to high HIV transmission ... weitermore

Temporal trends in HIV-1 incidence and risk behaviours in men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Thailand

The Lancet HIV - This observational study investigated HIV incidence in men who have sex with men (MSM) from 2006 to 2013. Temporal trends and ... weitermore

HIV/AIDS: A Linchpin for Universal Health Coverage

HIV/AIDS: A Linchpin for Universal Health Coverage

On World AIDS Day 2014 we shouldn't forget the huge progress which had been made during last decades regarding the AIDS repsonse. weitermore

2014

Reise der Hoffnung

Reise der Hoffnung

SolidarMed / Schweizer Illustrierte - Der TV- und Radiomoderator Nik Hartmann besuchte in seiner Rolle als Botschafter SolidarMed im Feld. weitermore

Ein Arztleben im Dienste der Schwachen

Ein Arztleben im Dienste der Schwachen

NZZ, 18. Dezember 2014 - Die Neue Zürcher Zeitung widmete dem Gründer von Swiss Aids Care International ein schönes Porträt. Ruedy Lüthi leitete bis ... weitermore

Expert Consultation on Implementation Science and Operational Research Priorities for MSM living with HIV

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV - A global consultation hosted by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) together with the Pangaea Global AIDS ... weitermore

The Cities Report

The Cities Report

UNAIDS Outlook - "Urban areas are also home to millions of people who have fallen through the cracks of social, political and economic life. People ... weitermore

"I didn't want to bring shame on my family": being gay in Ghana

aidspan, December 2014 - Deeply moving video. weitermore

Access Denied - Parliamentarians sound warning on future of AIDS response

Access Denied - Parliamentarians sound warning on future of AIDS response

UK, December 2014 - Universal access to the medicines essential to an effective AIDS response is still far from being achieved in the developing ... weitermore

European HIV response "falling behind" as Eastern European epidemic grows

aidsmap.com, 5 December 2014 - HIV diagnoses have increased by 80% in the European region since 2004, and three quarters of new HIV diagnoses in the ... weitermore

The global state of AIDS: The good, the goodish and the not-so good

Humanosphere, 1 December 2014 - In this article published on World AIDS Day 2014 the author Tom Murphy gives an update of the global state of AIDS by ... weitermore

Myanmar to Provide Free Treatment to Half of HIV/AIDS Patients by 2016

reliefweb, 3 December 2014 - Myanmar has pledged to provide free treatment to around half of the country’s patients affected by HIV and AIDS by 2016, ... weitermore

World AIDS Day 2014

UNAIDS December 1, 2014 - Message by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe's weitermore

1. Dezember: Weltaidstag Auf Kurs, aber nicht am Ziel

1. Dezember: Weltaidstag Auf Kurs, aber nicht am Ziel

Bis 2030 soll die Aids-Pandemie besiegt sein, das ist das erklärte Ziel von UNAIDS. Trotz Fortschritten in den letzten Jahren, braucht es dazu ... weitermore

Welt-Aids-Tag 2014: Christen und Muslime kooperieren in Tansania

Welt-Aids-Tag 2014: Christen und Muslime kooperieren in Tansania

World Vision Schweiz, zum Welt-Aids-Tag, 1. Dezember 2014 - Auch im letzten Jahr infizierten sich weltweit 2.1 Millionen Menschen mit HIV/Aids. Dank ... weitermore

World AIDS Day 2014: UNAIDS Shifts Its Emphasis toward Reducing New Infections

On World AIDS Day in 2003, WHO and UNAIDS launched a campaign called the “3 by 5 initiative,” with the objective to “treat three million people with ... weitermore

UNAIDS reports that reaching Fast-Track Targets will avert nearly 28 million new HIV infections and end the AIDS epidemic as a global health threat by 2030

Geneva/Los Angeles,18 November 2014 - If the world does not rapidly scale up in the next five years, the epidemic is likely to spring back with a ... weitermore

UNAIDS Executive Director delivers his World AIDS Day 2014 message

On this World AIDS Day 2014, let us also reflect on the lives lost to Ebola, on the countries and people affected by the outbreak in West Africa. weitermore

Live Talk Show auf African Mirror TV

Am Freitag, 14. November fand von 18:00 bis 19:00 Uhr eine Live Talk Show auf African Mirror TV statt über Homosexualität in der afrikanischen ... weitermore

Advancing HIV prevention science: the roads from Cape Town

The Lancet, November 2014 - At the recent HIV Research for Prevention 2014 (HIV R4P) conference in Cape Town, South Africa (28-31 October),, almost ... weitermore

Young people speak out at UN

Amid the meetings, receptions, and planning sessions held during the opening of the 69th UN General Assembly, sat a panel of five young people ... weitermore

How does a ‘human rights based approach’ work out on the ground? Lessons from South Africa

(aidsmap.com) - While international rhetoric on HIV and AIDS frequently invokes human rights, putting these ideas into practice in specific settings ... weitermore

HIV-infizierte Frauen erringen Sieg vor Gericht in Namibia

HIV-infizierte Frauen erringen Sieg vor Gericht in Namibia

Die Zeit, 4. November 2014 - Sie hatten gegen ihre Zwangssterilisation in staatlichen Krankenhäusern geklagt. Der Oberste Gerichtshof gab den Frauen ... weitermore

25 Jahre Engagement für Freiheit und soziale Entwicklung im südlichen Afrika im Rückblick

25 Jahre Engagement für Freiheit und soziale Entwicklung im südlichen Afrika im Rückblick

Während 25 Jahren hat Barbara Müller als Geschäftsführerin die Geschicke von fepa in ihren Händen gehalten und eine konsequent partnerschaftliche Art ... weitermore

Die leise Arbeit der Psychologinnen

Aids und Kind, Oktober 2014 - An der Ecke in Orlando East, Soweto, Johannesburg stehen gut zwanzig Frauen sehr gedrängt um einen Kleinlaster mit ... weitermore

Low HIV and Aids rates saw west Africa ‘miss out on health investment’

The Guardian, 29 October 2014 - Ebola-hit region failed to secure substantial foreign aid in earlier epidemic, study says, and was unable to improve ... weitermore

Ensuring access to generic antiretroviral medicines in low- and middle-income countries

The recent scale-up of the number of people living with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy can be linked to the increased availability of generic ... weitermore

Important news on PrEP

(aidsmap.com) In the last two weeks, two separate studies of Truvada as pre-exposure prohylaxis (PrEP) have found that it is highly effective in ... weitermore

Emerging epidemic of transmitted HIV drug resistance in low- and middle-income countries, with highest burden seen in MSM

Prevalence of transmitted drug-resistant HIV has doubled in low- and middle-income countries in recent years, results of a meta-analysis published in ... weitermore

Ebola’s rapid death march: It’s time we learnt

20 October 2014, South Africa - In its youth, Ebola had to play a slow game of chess. It kept on being blocked by rapid responses by heroic health ... weitermore

Global tuberculosis report 2014

Global tuberculosis report 2014

A new report on Tuberculosis (TB) released on 22 October by the World Health Organization shows that 9 million people developed TB in 2013, and 1.5 ... weitermore

Discussion on HIV focuses on need for adequate response in prisons

Discussion on HIV focuses on need for adequate response in prisons

UNODC, 16 October 2014 - The global message on tackling HIV and AIDS is clear- no one should be left behind. However, 30 million men and women spend ... weitermore

AIDS Today: Tell no lies and claim no easy victories

AIDS Today: Tell no lies and claim no easy victories

10 October 2014 - AIDS Today: Tell no lies and claim no easy victories is the first edition of our new biennial publication that presents the global ... weitermore

“If we do not treat the 35 million people who are already infected, the epidemic will continue.”

Q&A: Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier were jointly awarded the 2008 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of HIV in ... weitermore

Investing in local production of medicines is a priority

Geneva, 14 October 2014 - If the ambitious but realistic global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 is to become a reality, HIV prevention, ... weitermore

Partners for Domestic Investment in Health

Partners for Domestic Investment in Health

The Global Fund, 13 October 2014 - To raise the funds needed to achieve transformative impact against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and other ... weitermore

Fast track: Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Fast track: Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Fast-tracking the AIDS response and setting ambitious targets are critical to ending the AIDS epidemic. This requires transforming the vision of zero ... weitermore

Ebola challenge 'biggest since HIV/Aids'

BBC News Africa, 9 october 2014 - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, top US medical official ... weitermore

Kondome und mehr - NZZ Artikel über die Haltung des Netzwerks Medicus Mundi Schweiz zur Ecopop-Initiative

Kondome und mehr - NZZ Artikel über die Haltung des Netzwerks Medicus Mundi Schweiz zur Ecopop-Initiative

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 6. Oktober 2014 - Bei einer Annahme der Ecopop-Initiative müsste der Bund 10 Prozent seines Entwicklungshilfebudgets in die ... weitermore

HIV pandemic's origins located

HIV pandemic's origins located

University of Oxford, 3 october 2014 - An international team, led by Oxford University and University of Leuven scientists, has reconstructed the ... weitermore

Treatment Action Campaign faces closure

Treatment Action Campaign faces closure

30 September 2014 - After almost two decades spent fighting for HIV treatment and access to medicines, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) may close ... weitermore

Dignity denied - Violations of the Rights of HIV-Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities

30 September 2014 - More than a decade after a Chilean woman was forcibly sterilized because she is living with HIV, the Inter-American Commission on ... weitermore

Kann Aids bis 2030 wirklich aussterben?

SRF, 26. September 2014 - Bundespräsident Didier Burkhalter glaubt, dass die Immunkrankheit Aids bis 2030 ausgemerzt werden kann. Das sagte er am ... weitermore

Countries ready to “Fast Track” response to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Countries ready to “Fast Track” response to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 25 September 2014 - A new fast-track strategy proposes rapid and massive acceleration of HIV prevention and treatment programmes ... weitermore

Landmark HIV diagnostic access program will save $150m and help achieve new global goals on HIV

NEW YORK, 25 September 2014 - Roche today announced a major Global Access Program to sharply lower the price of HIV viral load tests in low- and ... weitermore

«Un objectif et un devoir : éradiquer le sida d’ici à 2030» (UNO-Generalversammlung)

Bern, 25.09.2014 - New York, 25.09.2014 - Rede von Bundespräsident Didier Burkhalter anlässlich der hochrangigen Woche der 69. UNO-Generalversammlung ... weitermore

Call for proposals: Taking the ICPD beyond 2014, to position SRHR and the priorities of the ICPD in the next development framework

International Planned Parenthood Federation - 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development ... weitermore

Religious leaders call for action on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights at UN

Religious leaders call for action on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights at UN

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 September 2014 – A delegation of faith leaders at the United Nations today issued a rousing call to action on sexual and ... weitermore

Major Push for Domestic Financing for Health

NEW YORK, 23 September 2014 – A passionate call for low and middle income countries to increase their spending on health was launched by Kenyan ... weitermore

When zero is a good number

When zero is a good number

18 September 2014 - By 2030 we want 3 things. Zero new HIV infections; zero AIDS-related deaths; and 100% of people living with HIV accessing quality ... weitermore

Strictly Beza: Dancing in Ethiopia

September 2014 - Today's young people are the first generation that has never known a world without HIV and AIDS. In Ethiopia, half of the population ... weitermore

Stigma, ambivalence and other priorities – explaining poor adherence to PrEP and vaginal microbicides

Stigma, ambivalence and other priorities – explaining poor adherence to PrEP and vaginal microbicides

19 September 2014 - HIV stigma, the danger of being mistakenly labelled as having HIV, ambivalence about the research process, confusion about the ... weitermore

Ambitious new targets for HIV treatment scale-up

Ambitious new targets for HIV treatment scale-up

18 September 2014 - Leading academic, policy, industry and HIV community members gathered at a major AIDS summit held in London, United Kingdom, on ... weitermore

Does the global HIV response understand sex?

Does the global HIV response understand sex?

Melbourne, 28 August 2014 - Stigma, squeamishness and misunderstanding of anal sex is leading to research gaps and inaccurate information about the ... weitermore

One Lesson for Ebola from HIV: Donors Must Help Protect Health Workers

One Lesson for Ebola from HIV: Donors Must Help Protect Health Workers

Center for Global Development - As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa persists, some parallels are being drawn between the virus and HIV/AIDS. Both ... weitermore

Ebola, polio, HIV: it’s dangerous to mix healthcare and foreign policy

Ebola, polio, HIV: it’s dangerous to mix healthcare and foreign policy

The Guardian - Using health workers and campaigns to cover political meddling undermines the trust that is essential in an emergency. weitermore

HIV-Medikamente der dritten Generation in Simbabwe

HIV-Medikamente der dritten Generation in Simbabwe

In Simbabwe waren bis anhin – wie in vielen anderen Drittweltländern – nur HIV-Medikamente der ersten und zweiten Generation erhältlich. Nun sind neu ... weitermore

Cost-eff ectiveness of HIV prevention for high-risk groups at scale: an economic evaluation of the Avahan programme in south India

Lancet 2014 - Avahan is a large-scale, HIV preventive intervention, targeting high-risk populations in south India. We assessed the cost-eff ... weitermore

LOVE LIFE-Plakate: zehnmal Ja zu verantwortungsvollem Sex

LOVE LIFE-Plakate: zehnmal Ja zu verantwortungsvollem Sex

Zürich, 28. Juli 2014 - Im Mai 2014 ist die neue LOVE LIFE-Kampagne gegen HIV und andere sexuell übertragbare Infektionen (STI) gestartet. Sie soll ... weitermore

Melbourne DECLARATION - Nobody left behind!

Melbourne DECLARATION - Nobody left behind!

Melbourne, 25 July 2014: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscious and should act ... weitermore

AIDS 2014 ends with calls for uniting HIV, Global Health and Human Rights

AIDS 2014 ends with calls for uniting HIV, Global Health and Human Rights

Melbourne, 24 July 2014 –The International AIDS Conference ended in Melbourne, Australia with a chorus of international figures calling on ... weitermore

Helen Clark: Beyond the MDGs: HIV and the Post-2015 Agenda

Helen Clark: Beyond the MDGs: HIV and the Post-2015 Agenda

Melbourne, 26 July 2014 – Last year, there was huge outreach facilitated by the UN development system to hear from the world’s peoples about what ... weitermore

HIV, homophobia and historical regression: where next for Uganda?

HIV, homophobia and historical regression: where next for Uganda?

23 July 2014 - President Yoweri Museveni was once globally admired for mobilising an HIV response in Uganda founded upon compassion and shared ... weitermore

Of guidelines, targets and resources: the documents that defined the 2014 International AIDS Conference

Of guidelines, targets and resources: the documents that defined the 2014 International AIDS Conference

24 July 2014 - If there was a phrase that defined the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), one that surfaced in every few presentations ... weitermore

Now or never: The urgency of closing the treatment gap for children living with HIV/AIDS

Now or never: The urgency of closing the treatment gap for children living with HIV/AIDS

Melbourne, 23 July 2014 - A recent comprehensive Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet reported that although global childhood ... weitermore

Cash transfers plus care halve HIV risk behaviours in South African adolescents

Cash transfers plus care halve HIV risk behaviours in South African adolescents

Melbourne, 22 July 2014 - Combining unconditional economic support in the form of government cash transfers, school feeding and food gardens, and ... weitermore

„Der Anfang vom Ende der Epidemie“

„Der Anfang vom Ende der Epidemie“

Alle zwei Jahre organisiert die International Aids Society (IAS) die Welt-Aids-Konferenz, ein international offenes, unabhängiges Forum zum Austausch ... weitermore

Decriminalise sex work to help control Aids pandemic, scientists demand

Decriminalise sex work to help control Aids pandemic, scientists demand

22 July 2014 - Sex work must be decriminalised if the world is to stand a chance of controlling the Aids pandemic, say scientists contributing to a ... weitermore

Internationale Aidskonferenz sieht Ende von Aids für 2030 erreichbar

 Internationale Aidskonferenz sieht Ende von Aids für 2030 erreichbar

Melbourne, 22. Juli 2014 - Die Eradikation des HI-Virus werden wir so schnell nicht sehen, wobei weiterhin darauf hingearbeitet wird. Es stellt sich ... weitermore

High prices hinder access to newer HIV drugs and optimal tests that ensure treatment is working

High prices hinder access to newer HIV drugs and optimal tests that ensure treatment is working

Melbourne, 21 July 2014 – High prices continue to represent a major barrier to affordable access of both new HIV medicines and viral load testing -- ... weitermore

AIDS 2014 Conference: stepping up the pace and still on the wrong path

   AIDS 2014 Conference: stepping up the pace and still on the wrong path

18 July 2014 - As the 20th International AIDS Conference opens in Melbourne this weekend, Alice Welbourn reflects on how global policies still fail ... weitermore

AIDS 2014: Stepping up the pace

AIDS 2014: Stepping up the pace

18.07.2014 Melbourne (Australia) | The 20th International AIDS Conference taking place in Melbourne, Australia, 20 – 25 July 2014, is the premier ... weitermore

HIV treatment in mobile clinics or health centers

HIV treatment in mobile clinics or health centers

Melbourne, July 2014 - The study shows that there is no differences in retention in care in patients starting antiretroviral treatment at HIV mobile ... weitermore

UNAIDS report shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV today do not know that they have the virus

UNAIDS report shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV today do not know that they have the virus

Geneva, 16 July 2014 — In sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status are on treatment—ending the AIDS epidemic by ... weitermore

WHO Empfehlung unrealistisch für die Schweiz

Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation WHO empfiehlt Risikogruppen, die präventive Einnahme von HIV-Medikamenten. Die Aids-Hilfe Schweiz hat den Bericht der ... weitermore

GLOBAL FUND RESULTS SHOW STRONG GAINS

Geneva, 17 July 2014 - 6.6 million people are getting antiretroviral treatment for HIV through programs supported by Global Fund grants, with ... weitermore

Hilfe für depressive Jugendliche

Das Berufsausbildungsprogramm, das die Newlands Clinic im Juni 2011 zusammen mit der Organisation Africaid Zvandiri ins Leben gerufen hat, wird ... weitermore

Leveraging HIV Treatment to End AIDS, Stop New HIV Infections, and Avoid the Cost of Inaction

1 July 2014 - We have the tools at our disposal to significantly bend AIDS-related morbidity and mortality curves and reduce human immunodeficiency ... weitermore

Global Fund for Women: Take action for the rap survivors

10 July 2014 - Wars are being waged on women’s bodies. Nearly 50 women and girls are raped every hour in eastern Congo. In the Syrian conflict, women ... weitermore

HIV and adolescents: Guidance for HIV testing and counselling and care for adolescents living with HIV (Guidance document)

HIV and adolescents: Guidance for HIV testing and counselling and care for adolescents living with HIV (Guidance document)

World Health Organisation - Adolescents (10–19 years) and young people (20–24 years) continue to be vulnerable, both socially and economically, to ... weitermore

Nach dem Test ist vor dem Test

Nach dem Test ist vor dem Test

In diesem Heft erfahren Sie, was sich hinter dem Kürzel VCT (Voluntary counselling and testing) verbirgt, wie sich ein junger Mann im Jahr 2014 bei ... weitermore

World drug report 2014: more needs to be done to tackle injecting drug use and HIV

World drug report 2014: more needs to be done to tackle injecting drug use and HIV

26 June 2014 There must be a stronger focus on the health needs and human rights of all people who use drugs, especially people who inject drugs and ... weitermore

Ein Fenster der Hoffnung - im Schatten von HIV/Aids

Ein Fenster der Hoffnung - im Schatten von HIV/Aids

Wir laden Sie herzlich dazu ein, am 8. September 2014 von 18.15 – 20.00 Uhr in der Frauenbadi Stadthausquai Zürich die Geschäftsleiterin unserer ... weitermore

Jahreskonferenz von aidsfocus.ch und terre des hommes schweiz

Jahreskonferenz von aidsfocus.ch und terre des hommes schweiz

Die Jahreskonferenz von aidsfocus.ch und terre des hommes schweiz vom 10. April 2014 in Bern widmete sich dem Thema "Sexuelle Gewalt und HIV". Laut ... weitermore

The Prevention and Management of HIV and Sexual and Gender-based Violence: Responding to the Needs of Survivors and Those-at-risk

This publication by the Population Council provides a framework for understanding how to implement a human rights based approach to prevent and ... weitermore

Bericht des Bundesrates über das Schweizer Engagement zur Gesundheits- und Sexualaufklärung in Entwicklungsländern

Bern, 30. Mai 2014 - Der Bundesrat hat seinen Bericht „Gesundheits- und Sexualaufklärung in Entwicklungsländern. Kampf gegen HIV/Aids und gegen die ... weitermore

Out of Africa - Berge versetzen

Die vergangene Woche war für mich etwas ganz Besonderes: Eine unserer Patientinnen durfte auf Einladung der Weltgesundheitsorganisation(WHO) für ein ... weitermore

Gemeinsames Engagement, um Leben zu retten

Gemeinsames Engagement, um Leben zu retten

Es ist das Zusammenspiel der verschiedenen Kräfte, die zu einem verstärkten Engagement der Schweiz im Global Fund geführt hat. aidsfocus.ch spielte ... weitermore

HIV bei Neugeborenen verhindern

HIV bei Neugeborenen verhindern

Während einer vorgeburtlichen Untersuchung im Jahr 2008 wurde Binte Saide positiv auf HIV getestet. Eine Woche danach kam ihre Tochter mit dem Virus ... weitermore

Positiv Leben in Zimbabwe

Positiv Leben in Zimbabwe

Es hat sich viel verändert seit 1999, dem Beginn der Zusammenarbeit zwischen BHASO und fepa. Anders als damals kommt der Befund HIV-positiv nicht ... weitermore

„Bereue nichts“: Die neue HIV-Kampagne setzt auf persönliches Engagement

„Bereue nichts“: Die neue HIV-Kampagne setzt auf persönliches Engagement

Bern, 12. Mai 2014 – „LOVE LIFE – und bereue nicht“ lautet das Motto der neuen Kampagne gegen HIV und andere sexuell übertragbare Infektionen des ... weitermore

Apostolic Religion, Health and Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Services in Zimbabwe

Apostolic Religion, Health and Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Services in Zimbabwe

This qualitative study on determinants of healthcare seeking behavior among Apostolic Faith community (Vapostori) was commissioned in December 2010 ... weitermore

The bravest boy I know. New book on HIV for children

The bravest boy I know. New book on HIV for children

Geneva/ Rome, 8 May 2014 — UNAIDS and the UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Foundation have ... weitermore

Medienmitteilung 2014: Sexuelle Gewalt und HIV - die doppelte Epidemie

Medienmitteilung 2014: Sexuelle Gewalt und HIV - die doppelte Epidemie

aidsfocus.ch, Bern, 10. April 2014 - Sexuelle Gewalt ist ein Angriff auf die Menschenwürde. Sie ist folgenreich für die Gesundheit der Betroffenen ... weitermore

Rotlicht für HIV

Rotlicht für HIV

Die Swiss Aids News nehmen das Thema Sexarbeit in den Fokus. Ein facettenreiches und aktuell stark diskutiertes Thema. In diesem Heft leuchten wir ... weitermore

Seit Ende letzten Jahres ist World Vision Schweiz neues Mitglied der Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA).

Seit Ende letzten Jahres ist World Vision Schweiz neues Mitglied der Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA).

World Vision Schweiz und das ökumenische Aktionsbündnis mit Mitgliedern wie der katholischen Caritas, HEKS, Brot für alle, YWCA oder Tearfund ... weitermore

10 Jahre Newlands Clinic: Die HIV-Klinik von Prof. Ruedi Lüthy wächst weiter

10 Jahre Newlands Clinic: Die HIV-Klinik von Prof. Ruedi Lüthy wächst weiter

Zürich/Harare, 24. Februar 2014 – Die Newlands Clinic in Harare, die von der Stiftung Swiss Aids Care International betrieben und finanziert wird, ... weitermore

Peter Piot: 10 myths about the AIDS response

17 February 2014 - In his keynote speech, Peter Piot called on the AIDS movement to take a cold, hard look at the lessons learned, and counter what ... weitermore

Viele Patientinnen und Patienten der Newlands Clinic leiden unter Hunger

Viele Patientinnen und Patienten der Newlands Clinic leiden unter Hunger

In den vergangenen Monaten hat sich der Ernährungszustand vieler Patientinnen und Patienten der Newlands Clinic verschlechtert. Seit Januar 2014 ... weitermore

«Ich habe tansanische Frauen aufgewiegelt»

«Ich habe tansanische Frauen aufgewiegelt»

Vier Jahre lang unterstützte Claudia Zeising die kirchliche Frauenarbeit der Südprovinz der Moravian Church in Tanzania. Die Themen waren breit ... weitermore

Out of Africa: Von Ahnen und Geistern

Out of Africa: Von Ahnen und Geistern

Harare, 27. Januar 2014 - "Als ich über die Feiertage in der Schweiz weilte, erhielt ich aus Harare die traurige Nachricht, dass ein junger ... weitermore

Ein Blick in den Alltag von Aidswaisen

In Rangwe, Kenia, sterben die Menschen unvermindert an Aids. Es gibt unzählige Haushalte, in denen die oft selbst HIV-positiven Kinder viel zu früh ... weitermore

2013

Die Geschichte von Funeka

Die Geschichte von Funeka

Projektbesuch in East London / Südafrika weitermore

Medienmitteilung 2013: Eine Zukunft ohne Aids - Verstärktes Engagement der Schweiz für den Global Fund

Medienmitteilung 2013: Eine Zukunft ohne Aids - Verstärktes Engagement der Schweiz für den Global Fund

aidsfocus.ch / Bern, 13. Dezember 2013 – Die schweizerische Fachplattform aidsfocus.ch begrüsst den Entscheid des Bundesrats, den Beitrag der ... weitermore

«Ich möchte junge Menschen davor warnen, mit ihrem Leben zu spielen!»

«Ich möchte junge Menschen davor warnen, mit ihrem Leben zu spielen!»

Bern, 1.12.2013 - Anlässlich des Welt-Aids-Tags hat die DEZA die Aufnahme eines Songs finanziert, der Jugendliche unter anderen auffordert, sich bei ... weitermore

Wiwanana hat viele Leben gerettet

Wiwanana hat viele Leben gerettet

«Wiwanana wurde durch das Engagement aus der Schweiz aufgebaut. Dank dieser Hilfe konnten wir in den Distrikten Chiúre und Ancuabe die weitere ... weitermore

Ahead of World AIDS Day 2013 UNAIDS reports sustained progress in the AIDS response

GENEVA, 20 November 2013—Accelerated progress has been reported in most parts of the world. However, there are worrying signs that some regions and ... weitermore

Welt-Aids-Tag 2013: „Für eine Schweiz ohne Aids“

Welt-Aids-Tag 2013: „Für eine Schweiz ohne Aids“

Der 1. Dezember ist Welt-Aids-Tag! Menschen auf der ganzen Welt sind dazu aufgefordert, aktiv zu werden im Kampf gegen Aids und ihre Solidarität ... weitermore

Schwangerschaft in der Adoleszenz – Zyklus der Armut

Schwangerschaft in der Adoleszenz – Zyklus der Armut

Von 2000 bis 2010 wurden in Nicaragua in 11 Jahren 1.3 Mio. Geburten registriert. 367‘095 der Mütter waren adoleszent, davon 172‘535 jünger als 14 ... weitermore

Laut gegen stille Katastrophen!

Malaria, HIV/Aids, Tuberkulose und Mütter- und Kindersterblichkeit finden zu selten den Weg ins Bewusstsein der Menschen hierzulande. Obwohl jedes ... weitermore

AHS: JA zum Epidemiengesetz: HIV-positive Menschen werden nicht länger kriminalisiert

Zürich, 22. September 2013. Mit der Annahme des neuen Epidemiengesetzes verpflichtet sich der Bund, auch weiterhin nationale Programme für HIV/Aids ... weitermore

EvB verschreibt „Berseticum forte“ gegen unethische Medikamentenversuche

Zürich, 16. September 2013 - Die klinischen Versuche von Pharmakonzernen wie Roche und Novartis verstossen häufig gegen ethische Minimalstandards: ... weitermore

Ruedi Lüthys Newlands Clinic wird zur Modell-Klinik in Simbabwe

Zürich/Harare, 10. September 2013 – Swiss Aids Care International und die von ihr betriebene Newlands Clinic haben einen weiteren Meilenstein ... weitermore

Trotz ermutigenden Erfolgen: Noch ist HIV/Aids nicht besiegt.

Vor 10 Jahren brach mit HIV/Aids eine noch nie dagewesene Epidemie über das südliche Afrika herein. Das schwache Gesundheitssystem in den ... weitermore

Swiss AIDS Care International: Bessere Unterstützung für Kinder und Jugendliche

Harare, 22. Juli 2013 - Mit zwei neuen Projekten will die Newlands Clinic die HIV-positiven Kinder und Jugendlichen besser unterstützen. Das „Early ... weitermore

Prevention despite the taboo

The Swiss Red Cross has been a pioneer in doing prevention and antiretroviral treatment in Bangladesh as well as in other countries of Asia and ... weitermore

Tag der Alten: Alte Menschen fordern ihre Rechte

Tag der Alten: Alte Menschen fordern ihre Rechte

Am offensichtlichsten geschieht dies jeweils am 1. Oktober. An diesem Tag, dem neu eingeführten Tag der Alten, ziehen mehrere hundert alte Frauen ... weitermore

Youth2Youth - Handbook for the work with the solution focused approach

Youth2Youth - Handbook for the work with the solution focused approach

Dieses Praxis-Handbuch entstand aus der Arbeit in den Youth2Youth-Kursen in Südafrika. Neben dem theoretischen Basiswissen werden auch praktische ... weitermore

Neu! Online-Rechtsratgeber für Menschen mit HIV (und Fachleute)

Zürich, 26. Juni 2013 - Der Ratgeber der Aids-Hilfe Schweiz liefert Basisinformationen zu den wichtigsten Rechtsfragen rund um HIV. Neben Checklisten ... weitermore

Schweiz: Zahl der HIV-Fälle steigt um 15 Prozent

Zürich, 27. Mai 2013 - 2012 gab es erstmals seit drei Jahren wieder mehr HIV-Diagnosen. Die Aids-Hilfe Schweiz zeigt sich «sehr beunruhigt» über den ... weitermore

Ending violence against women is critical to ending AIDS

Ending violence against women is critical to ending AIDS

Geneva, 8 March 2013 - Message from UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé on International Women’s Day: “On this day when we honour women, let me ... weitermore

Has HIV funding revived lagging health systems?

Has HIV funding revived lagging health systems?

Johannesburg, 6 March 2013 - The HIV/AIDS epidemic arrived in sub-Saharan Africa after decades of neglect had left healthcare systems dangerously ... weitermore

2012

Janifer ist nicht allein

Janifer ist nicht allein

Die 16jährige Janifer Namugwanya lebt in Uganda. Vor acht Jahren ist ihr Vater an Aids gestorben. Ihre Mutter ist HIV-positiv und hat zudem vor zwei ... weitermore

Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS: „10 Jahre gegen AIDS – wir bleiben dran“

Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS: „10 Jahre gegen AIDS – wir bleiben dran“

Berlin, 10. Dezember 2012 - Das Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS ist 10! Um dies zu feiern fand am 10. Dezember 2012 die internationale Fachtagung „Eine ... weitermore

Women out loud: How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS

Women out loud: How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS

Geneva, 11 December 2012 - In a new report, entitled Women out loud, UNAIDS explores the impact of HIV on women and the instrumental role women ... weitermore

MSF launches online resource for challenging unwarranted drug patents

MSF launches online resource for challenging unwarranted drug patents

Geneva, 2 October 2012 - On the 10-year anniversary of a landmark Thai case, new ‘Patent Opposition Database’ aims to boost access to medicines in ... weitermore

„Hier bin ich“-Kampagne: Bitte unterschreibt die Petition

„Hier bin ich“-Kampagne: Bitte unterschreibt die Petition

Reyna Altagracia Felix aus der Dominikanischen Republik ist 16 und wurde mit HIV geboren. „Es passiert nicht allen, aber es passierte mir. Ich muss ... weitermore

2010

Mehr Anstrengungen gegen Aids weltweit gefordert

1. Dezember 2010 - Zum Weltaidstag meldet das UNO-Aidsprogramm eine Trendwende: Neuinfektionen mit HIV sind zurückgegangen und weniger Menschen an ... weitermore

2009

DEZA: HIV/Aids - Prävention spielt weiter eine Hauptrolle

Bern, 1. Dezember 2009 - Am diesjährigen Welt-Aids-Tag kann zwar vermeldet werden, dass die Zahl der Neuansteckungen weltweit um 17 Prozent ... weitermore

2008

Memory Books - Damit du mich nie vergisst

Memory Books - Damit du mich nie vergisst

Ein Film von Christa Graf (Deutschland/Schweiz 2007): In Uganda ist deshalb ein besonderes Projekt entstanden: Infizierte Eltern, meist sind es die ... weitermore

2005

"Kraft der Erinnerung". Ermutigung für die Zukunft

Medienmitteilung von aidsfocus.ch zur neuen DVD von aidsfocus.ch „Kraft der Erinnerung. Memory Work mit HIV/Aids-Betroffenen in Südafrika“: weitermore

2003

aidsfocus.ch: Ein vielversprechender Auftakt

Die konstituierende Versammlung von aidsfocus.ch vom 31. Oktober 2003 ist tatsächlich zu einer „Ankick-Veranstaltung“ geworden. Es war eine ... weitermore