Under this tag you will find all documents related to laws, reports, speeches, activism, that affect the future of the response of the epidemoc
The latest from the GCWA
14 Jun, 2009|
USA / Policy: Adding the female condom to the public health agenda on prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infection
Legal barriers to conducting public health research on methods of protection for anal intercourse were lifted in the United States in 2003 when the US Supreme Court invalidated all state antisodomy laws. Although research funding has been available for the development of rectal microbicides, the female condom, which has already been approved for vaginal use, has not been evaluated for anal use. Although there is no evidence that the female condom is safe for anal intercourse, it has already been taken up for off-label use by some men who have sex with men.
6 Apr, 2009|
In preparation for the June UN High Level Meeting on AIDS, for the first time in the 30 year history of AIDS, women from around the world to speak to the successes, challenges, and key lessons learned. Five key priorities were identified through the consultations: 1: Inclusive and holistic prevention, treatment, care, and support for women in all of their diversity 2: Solidarity 3: Gender equality 4: Safety 5: Education, including sexuality education Documents To read a global summary of the consultation, read the global priorities.pdf Summary fact sheets regional priorities - as
3 Mar, 2009|
NEW YORK: The United Nations launched a global campaign yesterday to prevent girls and women from contracting HIV, now the leading cause of death and disease among women worldwide between the reproductive ages of 15 and 49. The UN Aids agency and singer and Aids activist Annie Lennox unveiled a five-year plan to review a 1994 platform to achieve equality for women.
2 Mar, 2009|
N to support civil society and governments to address gender inequalities and human rights violations that continue to put women and girls at risk of HIV infection UNAIDS, together with celebrated artist and activist for women and HIV, Annie Lennox, has launched an Agenda for Accelerated Country Action for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV (2010–2014), which has been developed to address gender inequalities and human rights violations that continue to put women and girls at risk of HIV infection. The five-year action plan was launched at a high-level panel during the 54th meeting on the
15 Feb, 2009|
University of Botswana Lecturer and Former Minister of Health, Professor Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, has been asked by several international organisations to use her expertise and experience to assist with health problems at global level. These have been mostly in the area of HIV and AIDS in which her long term accomplishments are widely recognised.
13 Feb, 2009|
SWEDEN - The right to a future. Sweden's policy on HIV/AIDS
1 Jan, 2009|
Congo AIDS National Strategic Plan 2009-2013
15 Feb, 2008|
GESTOS - UNGASS AIDS Forum-SRH, 2008
23 Jan, 2008|
Belarus AIDS Country Progress Report 2008
1 Jan, 2008|
Tanzania AIDS National Strategic Plan 2008-2012