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April 20th, 2017

Be Part of the GNP+ Board!

GNP+ calls for interested and skilled people living with HIV to join our Board. This is an open call to all people living with HIV (including key populations living with HIV) from all ages and every walk of life. Are you living with HIV? Are you loaded with skills and expertise you are willing to […]

April 3rd, 2017

GNP+ Appoints Human Rights Activist as Its New Executive Director

3 April 2017 Dear Partners and Allies, The Board of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is pleased to welcome Dr. Laurel Sprague as our new Executive Director.  Dr. Sprague is a passionate social justice activist and a widely respected educator and researcher who has extensively championed the human rights and needs […]

March 28th, 2017

The Next Global Fund Executive Director: The Qualities We Will Look For

Recently, the Global Fund Board announced that the organization will restart its search for an Executive Director (ED), leaving those of us in the global health community to wonder what kind of leader the Global Fund needs for the next four to six years. This global institution has been influential on many levels and credited […]

March 27th, 2017

The AIDS Candlelight Memorial Still Matters – Here’s Why

By Robin Irwin In a world with advancing biomedical technology for preventing, testing and treating HIV, it is shocking that AIDS is still so prevalent in 2017. In the Netherlands, where I live, there are very few who die from AIDS as compared to the 1.1 million people who died of AIDS globally in 2015 […]

February 15th, 2017

Follow Up on previous article: On Fear, Infectiousness, Undetectability

Last week, GNP+ published a statement offering an alternative perspective on the messaging of campaigns on the uninfectiousness of people living with HIV who achieve viral suppression, including the U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) campaign. Following reactions from supporters of the campaign, GNP+ releases the following statement clarifying our position on this important issue. GNP+ acknowledges […]

January 25th, 2017

El Fondo Mundial no debe dar la espalda a Venezuela

Click here for English version La Red Mundial de Personas que Viven con el VIH (GNP +) desea expresar nuestra profunda preocupación y profunda decepción por la reciente decisión del Fondo Mundial de rechazar una petición humanitaria de apoyo financiero y técnico de la Red Venezolana de Personas Positivas (RGV +) en nombre de Los […]

January 25th, 2017

The Global Fund Must Not Turn Its Back on Venezuela

Click here for Spanish version The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) wishes to express our grave concern and profound disappointment with the Global Fund’s recent decision to reject a humanitarian plea for financial and technical support made by the Venezuelan Network of Positive People (RGV+) on behalf of the thousands of HIV+ […]

January 24th, 2017

ALERT: Trump Reinstates the Anti-Abortion Global Gag Rule

An Unmitigated Disaster in the Making for Women’s Health and HIV Services The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is deeply disappointed and outraged by the Trump Administration’s dramatic and unconscionable expansion of the ‘Global Gag Rule’ – formally known as the Mexico City Policy. The ‘Global Gag Rule’ disqualifies foreign NGO’s from […]

January 17th, 2017

Board Communiqué January 2017

The first gathering of the new GNP+ Board took place from 9 – 12 January 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with an aim of addressing a number of important issues, including a change to GNP’s longstanding governance model, that will be determinative of the future direction of the organisation. Following the International AIDS Conference 2016 […]

January 13th, 2017

Who Are The UNITAID Communities Delegation

UNITAID is an innovative global health initiative that uses its long-term sustainable funding to support projects that positively impact the market for medicines, diagnostics and other health products for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria. The Communities Delegation to the UNITAID board aims for a UNITAID in which people living with and affected by HIV, TB and […]

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