At its 39th meeting, the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board welcomed the significant progress made in the response to HIV and stressed the need for sustained investment, strengthened commitment, partnerships and innovation to enable more countries to accelerate the delivery of services to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
In advance of World AIDS Day, WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis. According to a new WHO progress report lack of an HIV diagnosis is a major obstacle to implementing the Organization’s recommendation that everyone with HIV should be offered antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Thirty-five years since the emergence of AIDS, the international community can look back withsomepride but we must also look ahead with resolve and commitment to reach our goal of ending the AIDSepidemic by 2030.
Today, we commemorate World AIDS Day—we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases of HIV were reported.
Strengthened global political commitment to HIV prevention must be followed by strengthened financial commitment. Available data show that investments in HIV prevention have slightly increased over time in a number of countries.
In support of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day, UNAIDS is calling for urgent action to keep girls in school, end gender-based violence and reduce girls’ vulnerability to HIV.
The STEP-UP programme is designed for people living with HIV, their health care providers, civil society representatives and other professionals who work in the field of advocating for the universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention.
Since 2010, the annual global number of new HIV infections among adults (15 years and older) has remained static, at an estimated 1.9 million. Members of key populations, including sex workers, people who inject drugs, transgender people, prisoners and gay men and other men who have sex with men, and their sexual partners accounted for 45% of all new HIV infections in 2015.
New UNAIDS report shows that people are particularly vulnerable to HIV at certain points in their lives and calls for a life-cycle approach to find solutions for everyone at every stage of life.
It’s week 2 (Nov 21-27) in our countdown to World AIDS Day 2016 and the theme of the week is key populations: rights and access.
La data de 26 noiembrie 2016 va avea loc evenimentul tradițional de caritate ”Red Ribbon Gala Awards 2016”, parte a campaniei: ”Te privește! Privește pe fiecare!”, prilejuită Zilei Mondiale de Combatere SIDA – 1 decembrie.
It’s week 3 (Nov 14-20) in our countdown to World AIDS Day 2016 and the theme of the week is HIV testing and viral suppression.
It’s week 8 in our countdown to World AIDS Day 2016. The Hands up for #HIVprevention campaign got off to a great start last week, with a focus on condoms and lubricants. During week 8 of the campaign (Oct 10 to 16), the focus shifts to harm reduction.
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day 2016, the hands up for #HIVprevention campaign will explore different aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people, such as adolescent girls and young women, key populations and people living with HIV.
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day on 1 December, the Hands up for #HIVprevention campaign will explore week by week various aspects of HIV prevention and how they relate to specific groups of people affected by HIV.
UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Annie Lennox received the Fashion 4 Development Award on 21 September in recognition of her outstanding work as a campaigner for women’s rights and HIV issues.
National policies and practices continue to prevent young people (aged 10-24 years) from accessing the HIV, sexual and reproductive health and rights services that they need. On this International Youth Day, UNAIDS calls on national authorities, civil society organizations, youth activists and all stakeholders in the AIDS response to review and challenge national policies, such as those related to age of consent and spousal consent, which may cause young people to be left behind in the HIV response.
BEIJING/GENEVA, 29 July 2016—The China-Africa Children Summer Camp opened today under the theme of “Love in the Sunshine”, bringing together 60 young people living with or affected by HIV from China, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment to end HIV-related stigma and discrimination with a new national campaign titled “Kick out HIV stigma”. The campaign, which aims to engage the Kenyan youth through the Maisha County Football League, leverages the power of football to mobilize young people to end HIV stigma and link them to stigma-free HIV testing, treatment and care.
The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, held wide ranging discussions with Vice-Premier of China, Liu Yandong in Beijing on 28 July.
UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé has presented the President of Xinhua News Agency, Cai Mingzhao with the UNAIDS Leaders and Innovators Award in recognition of his leadership as a media partner and his contribution to the AIDS response.
În data de 28 iulie 2016, a avut loc Atelierul de lucru privind elaborarea Planului de tranziție pentru sustenabilitatea Programului Național de prevenire și control HIV, SIDA și a Infecțiilor cu transmitere sexuală.
Programul național de prevenire și control a infecției HIV/SIDA şi infecţiilor cu transmitere sexuală pentru anii 2016-2020 a fost aprobat de cabinetul de miniștri în cadrul ședinței de Guvern din 27 iulie 2016.
Two major stars of the footballing world have joined forces to encourage young people in China to get informed and protect themselves from HIV. UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Youth and China-Africa Collaboration, Gervinho, and UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador for China, Shao Jiayi took part in an event with Chinese media called Sports For Change which was moderated by another UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador, the television personality, James Chau. The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, also attended the event in Beijing.
Șefii de stat din Africa și de guvernul African, au sprijinit un raport de supraveghere SIDA în Africa, prin care au susținut Declarația politică adoptată recent privind Stoparea SIDA și au recomandat includerea sa în planurile strategice naționale pentru lupta împotriva SIDA.
Leaders of private sector organizations, investors, civil society and United Nations representatives met in Nairobi, Kenya, during the World Investment Forum 2016 to discuss business opportunities for expanding local production of pharmaceutical products in Africa and beyond. The event was part of efforts to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and particularly to improve access to testing and treatment for HIV, TB and other health conditions.
Persoanele care trăiesc cu HIV au fost în fruntea răspunsului SIDA de la început, în calitate de parteneri egali, oferind soluții cu privire la modul de a furniza servicii și cerând respectarea drepturilor tuturor celor afectați de HIV.
"LIVING 2016: Summit-ul de lider pozitiv", a găzduit 300 de persoane care trăiesc cu HIV (din întreaga lume) în data de 16 și 17 iulie, în Durban, Africa de Sud.
11 July 2016—UNAIDS has appointed Swiss tennis player Timea Bacsinszky as a Global Advocate for Young People. The announcement was made during the Women’s Tennis Association Ladies Championship Gstaad, taking place in Gstaad, Switzerland, from 9 to 17 July.
În data de 30 iunie a avut loc Dialogul Național de nivel înalt din Republica Moldova privind asigurarea tranziției cu succes la finanțarea națională a Programelor de reducere a riscurilor. La reuniune s-au întrunit reprezentanți ai sectorului public, instituțiilor guvernamentale din domeniul sănătății, finanțelor, justiției; ai partenerilor de dezvoltare și societății civile. Motivul organizării acestei întruniti a fost de a identifica platforme pentru asigurarea finanțării durabile a programelor de prevenire a infecției HIV/SIDA.
Today is the first International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking since the adoption last year of the Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 3 calls on countries to strengthen the prevention and treatment of narcotic drug abuse, end AIDS and combat hepatitis. Goal 16 is designed to help to build peaceful, just and inclusive societies and institutions that can address illicit drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism.
A national consultant will be hired to produce the estimations of ARV procurement/forecast for 2017 – dividing it per sources of funding, as well as territorial division (right bank and left bank).
The new Political Declaration adopted by United Nations Member States charts a course to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
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A renovated dental care unit was launched on 5 May 2016 at prison nr.3 in Tiraspol, thus allowing for about 600 inmates, both women and men detained to access modern, safe and qualitative dental care services.
A new UNAIDS report says insufficient coverage of harm reduction programmes and policies that criminalize and marginalize people who inject drugs are failing to reduce new HIV infections.
In just under 100 days’ time the 2016 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS will take place in New York, United States of America. The meeting, being held from 8 to 10 June, will focus attention on the importance of accelerating the response to HIV over the next five years to set the world on course to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.
On 1 March, people around the world will be joining together to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day. This year’s theme is Stand Out and encourages everyone to stand for fair and just societies.
A consultant shall be recruited to develop/adjust the databases according to the methodology and needs of the current IBBS study.
2016 HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON ENDING AIDS
United Nations General Assembly New York | 8–10 June 2016
In 2015, the world delivered on the AIDS targets of Millennium Development Goal 6—halting and reversing the AIDS epidemic. This remarkable achievement marks the first time a global health target has been met and exceeded. By mid-2015, the number of people accessing antiretroviral therapy reached nearly 16 million—double the number just five years earlier. Ending AIDS by 2030 is an integral part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were unanimously adopted by United Nations Member States in 2015.
The consultant's overall objective is to participate in performing the expenditures assessment based on the National AIDS Spending Assessment, cross-checking the data with the state budget expenditures reports and the most recent Resource Flows Survey, filling in the cover sheet and the National AIDS Funding Matrix.
The consultant will take the overall responsibility for data collection, validation, data entry and report writing.
Consultant to be responsible for data input into the online reporting tool at http://AIDSreportingtool.unaids.org with due regard to consistency checks among available national data and validated indicator values and report writing.