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November 18th, 2016

I am READY, are you?

by Janet Bhila. Being an adolescent is not easy Going through puberty and becoming a young adult is hard enough for everyone, but there are numerous things that we battle with when HIV is added to the list! For ages I was taking medication without knowing what it is for, until I was old enough […]

September 15th, 2016

All eyes on Montreal…and beyond

The Global Fund is hoping to attract $13 billion of new funding during their fifth replenishment conference this weekend, but even if they do, will it be enough? by Coco Jervis, GNP+ Advocacy Officer In a little less than 24 hours, civil society advocates, government and private sector donors will gather in Montreal, Canada for […]

April 9th, 2015

PROFILE: Musah Lumumba at the Y+ Network

Who do you work for, and why? I’m affiliated with the Global Network of Young People living with HIV, the Y+ network, which recently transitioned from an advisory group within GNP+’s Y+ Program. In the Y+ network, I serve as an advisor on HIV treatment and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. I am motivated […]

February 19th, 2015

Blog: Asia Pacific Inter-Governmental Meeting on HIV and AIDS

By Arthur Lim Asia Pacific Inter-Governmental Meeting on HIV and AIDS, Bangkok, Thailand, 28-30 January 2015              I joined the three day Asia Pacific Inter-governmental meeting (IGM) as a civil society observer, and participated in the Civil Society Forum, which took place a day before the IGM started. This Forum was attended by more than 100 […]

December 19th, 2014

Blog: developing adolescent guidelines – part of the process

By Janet Tatenda Bhila In October, I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a meeting at the World Health Organisation (WHO) HIV department in Geneva. I attended as a representative of the Y+ network, a global network of young people living with HIV which is supported by GNP+. The meeting was part of […]

September 4th, 2014

Blog: User-driven care in Norway

By Are Gamst, facilitator for the User Board at Soerlandet Hospital and Kim Fangen, Leader of Nye Pluss, the Norwegian Organization for People living with HIV. In Norway, a user-driven clinic for people living with HIV has been piloted by the Head of the Medical Clinic, Ole Rysstad, Soerlandet Hospital Kristiansand (SSHF) since 2012. I […]

August 21st, 2014

Blog: Stories from Melbourne

By Arthur Lim, Treasurer to the GNP+ Board The AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne was my second International HIV/AIDS Conference, the first being 10 years ago in Bangkok. Though the conference was smaller than previous years, there were still 13,300 participants and an estimated 6,000 non-delegates visited the Global Village. I had the privilege of […]

August 14th, 2014

Blog: Y+ petition UNICEF and UNAIDS at AIDS 2014

By Musah Lumumba At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne Australia, Young People living with HIV (YPLHIV) from all over the world came together, coordinated through the Global Network of Young People Living with HIV. The Y+ Network convened and shared different challenges that surround our access to general health and wellbeing, including access […]

August 12th, 2014

Blog: Fatherhood – keeping it in the family

By Liz Tremlett I co-facilitated a session about fathers and the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV together with a colleague Dr. Karusa Kiragu from UNAIDS at the Melbourne International AIDS Conference. The session was held in the Community Dialogue Space and was to be more of a discussion than a series of powerpoint presentations […]

August 6th, 2014

Blog: Encounters at the Global Village

By Robin Irwin My first AIDS conference as a delegate was an eye opener for me. I met a lot of new people, made new friends and discovered how precious time is. The most interesting work was meeting people at the GNP+ booth in the Global Village. I met so many people from different walks of life […]

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