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Brown bag lunch on Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS

29 Sep, 2009
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland UNAIDS Video Conference Room 06010
  • Date: 29 September 2009

This event co—organized by WHO and UNAIDS will facilitate a discussion on entry points for integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes in the health sector, presenting tools, country experiences and lessons learned. In addition, WHO will present its new tool for genderresponsive HIV testing and counseling, PMTCT, treatment,
care and support. The tool was field-tested in five countries including the Sudan and the United Republic of
Tanzania. Hence, the session will also invite feedback from participants on how to build capacity and support
country partners in mainstreaming gender into national AIDS responses through this tool.

Dr Tonya Nyagiro, Director World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Gender Women and Health(GWH)•

Dr Avni Amin, World Health Organization (WHO), Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) Lessons learned from integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programme design and implementation in the health sector

Dr Françoise Ndayishimiye, Senior Gender Adviser, The Gobal Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Global Fund: commitments and strategy towards country-level genderresponsive programming

Contact: Dr Islene Araujo, WHO/GWH:
More about the gender and HIV tool on