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April 1st, 2020

Vacancies: PLHIV Stigma Index Researcher and PLHIV Stigma Index Officer

 GNP+ is looking for new staff to support our PLHIV Stigma Index team! We  are looking for a PLHIV Stigma Index Researcher and a PLHIV Stigma Index Officer, both to be based in our offices in Cape Town, South Africa. Do you want to join our team? See full details for the  PLHIV Stigma Index Researcher here […]

March 26th, 2020

STATEMENT ON COVID-19 CRIMINALISATION

The HIV Justice Worldwide Steering Committee,  of which GNP+ is part, releases the following statement: Communicable diseases are public health issues, not criminal issues: what we have learnt from the HIV response Measures that are respectful of human rights and the empowering of communities are more effective than punishment and imprisonment. As the world struggles with […]

March 13th, 2020

GNP+, ICW and Y+ celebrate the appointment of GNP+ ED as incoming Global Fund Strategy Committee Chair

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) and the Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+) congratulate Rico Gustav, GNP+ Executive Director and member of the Communities Delegation to the Global Fund Board, on his appointment as Chair of the Strategy Committee […]

March 10th, 2020

Lessons learnt from the HIV response for COVID-19: Building community resilience

Commentary By Rico Gustav,  Executive Director of Global Network of People Living with HIV COVID-19 has exposed how weak our health systems are and how little attention we have paid to global health security. Thailand, a country that has been well known for its public health systems and hosts one of the best public health universities, […]

March 8th, 2020

End forced sterilisation of women living with HIV

This International Women’s day, sister organisations the Global Network of People living HIV (GNP+), the International Community of Women living with HIV and the Global Network of Young People living with HIV (Y+), call for justice for women living with HIV whose lives have been devastated by this horrific violation of their human rights and […]

March 6th, 2020

Vacancy Announcement: Global Advocacy – Program Assistant

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), with its Headquarters in Amsterdam, is the only global entity operated by and for people living with HIV, through partner networks in six different regions of the world.   Through its Global Advocacy Agenda, GNP+ aims for universal access to treatment, care and prevention services; decreased stigma […]

February 17th, 2020

Urgent action needed on point-of-care early infant diagnosis

 Point-of-care diagnostic machines are a critical breakthrough in HIV early infant diagnosis. In the countries where they are being used, they are already saving the lives of infants living with HIV. The technology has been shown to work, we know it is cost-effective, now is the time to scale up – all HIV-exposed infants should […]

December 12th, 2019

A focus on quality of life of people living with HIV essential to success of Universal Health Coverage

Measuring HIV quality of life (sometimes referred to as the “4th 90”) is becoming a critical aspect of the continuum of care. Due to the increasing importance of HIV quality of life, GNP+ proudly announces the formation of the HIV Quality of Live Partnership made up of GNP+, Frontline AIDS, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), […]

December 5th, 2019

The Communities Delegation to Unitaid is seeking applications for a new Alternate Board Member (unpaid position)

Call for Expressions of Interest Application deadline: COB January 10, 2020  Unitaid is a global health initiative that is working with partners to end the world’s tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, malaria and hepatitis C epidemics. Founded in 2006, the organization funds the final stages of research and development of new drugs, diagnostics and disease-prevention tools, helps produce data […]

December 3rd, 2019

Communities Delegation at the 33rd Executive Board of Unitaid

The Communities Delegation (CD) to the Unitaid Board, representing people living with the diseases, actively participated in the Executive Board of Unitaid at its semi-annual meeting held in Geneva, on 20 and 21 November 2019.  The Communities Delegation was represented by the Board Member, Liaison Officer and four delegation members. This brief report summarises the […]

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