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Fachtagungen

  • Gender-Based Violence: Approaches and Challenges at Community and Advocacy Level

    Gender-Based Violence: Approaches and Challenges at Community and Advocacy Level

    MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference 2018

    02.05.2018, Hotel Kreuz, Bern | Gender-based Violence (GBV), a generic term for “violence against women”, “sexual violence” or “intimate partner violence”, is a worldwide public health concern. GBV is monstrous, completely unacceptable, and must be stopped. Intimate partner ... weitermore

  • MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference 2017: HIV Test and Treat:  Are the 90 - 90 - 90 targets set for 2020 within reach?

    MMS/aidsfocus.ch conference 2017: HIV Test and Treat: Are the 90 - 90 - 90 targets set for 2020 within reach?

    10.05.2017, Hotel Kreuz, Bern | Get Tested! Know your HIV Status! Slogans we hear a lot from the ambitious treatment target “90-90-90” introduced by UNAIDS in 2014. It means 90% of people who are HIV infected will be diagnosed, 90% of people who are diagnosed will be on ... weitermore

  • Conference 2016: Applying Human Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health - A reality for all?

    Conference 2016: Applying Human Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health - A reality for all?

    04.05.2016, Hotel Kreuz, Bern | Sexual and Reproductive Health is a fundamental human right. There is a renewed push for sexual and reproductive health and rights due to the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 193 UN-member states. Safeguarding sexual and ... weitermore

  • Conference 2015: HIV/AIDS and vulnerable groups - No one left behind

    Conference 2015: HIV/AIDS and vulnerable groups - No one left behind

    07.05.2015, Hotel Kreuz, Bern | This year’s annual aidsfocus conference focused on vulnerable groups such as sex workers, disabled people, gay and lesbians; migrants and prisoners. weitermore

  • Conference 2014: Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV

    Conference 2014: Addressing Sexual Violence and HIV

    10.04.2014, Berne | Sexual violence is a fundamental violation of human rights and has a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of people, especially women. Research shows that violence is a major cause of HIV transmission, but also a consequence of HIV infection. weitermore

  • Conference 2013: A future without AIDS - Approaching a vision

    Conference 2013: A future without AIDS - Approaching a vision

    11.04.2013, Berne | A world without AIDS is feasible. This conviction is shared by many people and NGOs in the Global North, South and East as well as multilateral organizations such as UNAIDS and the Global Fund. An end to the AIDS epidemic is in sight, mainly due to ... weitermore

  • Conference 2012: HIV, AIDS and Advocacy. Bringing about change in policies and practice

    Conference 2012: HIV, AIDS and Advocacy. Bringing about change in policies and practice

    17.04.2012, Berne | Support groups of people living with HIV turn more and more into advocacy groups to stand up for their interests and their rights. In Zimbabwe, young people living with HIV who were trained in leadership and advocacy by BHASO (FEPA partner) now ... weitermore

  • Conference 2011: HIV, Sexuality and youth. Linking HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights

    Conference 2011: HIV, Sexuality and youth. Linking HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights

    07.04.2011, Bern | A young girl might want to prevent a pregnancy and protect herself from HIV. A woman living with HIV might be pregnant and at risk of dying during childbirth, she may have HIV and can't get contraception, and her child may die of HIV or malaria. ... weitermore

  • Conference 2010: The future of the global AIDS response: Implications for NGOs

    Conference 2010: The future of the global AIDS response: Implications for NGOs

    14.04.2010, Bern | The global economic crisis has induced cutbacks in the spending of Government and international donors. This also threatens efforts for an effective response to HIV and AIDS. In addition, a "backlash" against disease-specific initiatives can be ... weitermore

  • Conference 2009: Culture and condoms - Integrating approaches to HIV and AIDS

    Conference 2009: Culture and condoms - Integrating approaches to HIV and AIDS

    06.05.2009, Bern | "Sometimes I get the feeling that I talk past people", says a disillusioned development officer involved in the international response to HIV and AIDS. He is not alone in the feeling expressed in this statement. Many actors in the international AIDS ... weitermore

  • Forum 2008: HIV treatment for all - a realistic project

    Forum 2008: HIV treatment for all - a realistic project

    30.09.2008, Bern | "When we first started the programme, there was little hope that people will recover…. But now, most of our clients have gone back to work", says Thikane Mkabhela, Head Nurse at the Sigonbemi Red Cross Clinic in Swaziland proudly. Within a period of ... weitermore

  • Conference 2008: AIDS and Livelihoods – Securing property and inheritance rights

    Conference 2008: AIDS and Livelihoods – Securing property and inheritance rights

    10.04.2008, Bern | Children who lose their parents, widows and grandmothers left to take care of children and grandchildren often face serious challenges in securing their livelihoods. The reasons for this have socio-economic and cultural dimensions, with traditional, ... weitermore

  • Forum 2007: "Die Zukunft ist grau". Alte Menschen in der HIV/Aids-Krise: Opfer und HoffnungsträgerInnen

    Forum 2007: "Die Zukunft ist grau". Alte Menschen in der HIV/Aids-Krise: Opfer und HoffnungsträgerInnen

    23.10.2007, Bern | Forum von aidsfocus.ch und Kwa Wazee im Rahmen der Ausstellung "Afrikas Grossmütter im Kampf gegen HIV/Aids", Kornhausforum Bern. weitermore

  • Conference 2007: Positive Motherhood

    Conference 2007: Positive Motherhood

    26.04.2007, Bern | The aidsfocus.ch 2007 conference focuses on "Positive motherhood - Opportunities and challenges of HIV prevention, treatment and care". Worldwide, around 1 per cent of pregnant women are HIV-positive; 95 per cent live in developing countries. If an ... weitermore

  • Conference 2006: The Right to Know and the Will to Act

    Conference 2006: The Right to Know and the Will to Act

    21.04.2006, Bern | Youth and HIV/AIDS Prevention: The present and future of HIV/AIDS is shaped by the action of young people, women and men, girls and boys. Young people between the ages of 15 to 24 are at the same time the most threatened group – globally accounting ... weitermore

  • Conference 2005: "... and one can dare to hope and dare to remember"

    Conference 2005: "... and one can dare to hope and dare to remember"

    12.04.2005, Bern | Memory Work: Coping Strategies in the Face of AIDS. weitermore

  • Conference 2004: Living with AIDS. Treatment and care for all

    Conference 2004: Living with AIDS. Treatment and care for all

    20.04.2004, Bern | A second chance at life! This is the way people infected with HIV/AIDS experience the blessings of antiretroviral treatment. However, this is only true for those living in Northern countries, while the 6 million infected people in the South and the ... weitermore