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July 22nd, 2019

The right to health is compulsory: Time for action on dolutegravir – now!

Why Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Romania, Russia, and Turkey must issue compulsory licences on dolutegravir now.  At the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended, today (21 June 2019), that all countries immediately adopt dolutegravir-based regimens as the preferred first-line treatment for HIV. However, unless urgent […]

July 17th, 2019

Technical Working Group of the Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination Announced

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is pleased to announce the Technical Working Group for the Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination (the Global Partnership). The Global Partnership was launched in December 2018 to catalyze and accelerate the implementation of commitments made to end HIV-related […]

July 9th, 2019

Results of Technical Working Groups of the Global Partners for Action to Eliminate all forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination to be announced later this week

The results of the call for expression of interest to become members of the Technical Working Groups of the Global Partners for Action to Eliminate all forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination (the Global Partnership) will be announced before the end of this week. GNP+  and the UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegation, as Co convenors of […]

July 8th, 2019

Communities Delegation at the 32nd Executive Board of Unitaid

The Executive Board of Unitaid held its semi-annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on 19 and 20 June 2019. The Communities Delegation (CD) to the Board, representing people living with the diseases, actively participated in the discussions and was represented by the Board Member, Liaison Officer and four delegation members. This brief report summarises the […]

July 3rd, 2019

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the HIV Justice Network (HJN) condemn dismissal of appeal in Singapore HIV criminalisation case

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the HIV Justice Network (HJN) condemn the dismissal of the appeal by a Singaporean man living with HIV who was convicted to two years’ imprisonment for not disclosing his status to his sexual partner and for not communicating the risk of HIV transmission to his […]

July 1st, 2019

GNP+ commends early pledges made to the Global Fund Replenishment

GNP+ commends the leadership shown by the United Kingdom (UK) with their pledge to the Global Fund that will save 2 million lives and an increase of 16% from the previous pledge in 2016. The increased pledge by the UK follows the example set by other early pledgers, such as the US$840 million from Japan […]

June 26th, 2019

Yes, we really do need UNAIDS

As the global network of people living with a disease that still infects 1.8 million people every year and kills another 1 million annually, GNP+ can say loud and clear: Yes, we absolutely need UNAIDS as a distinct body that leads and co-ordinates the HIV response. And not only do we still need UNAIDS, this […]

June 12th, 2019

GNP+ pays respects to Skip Rosenthal

It is with great sadness that GNP+ pays respects to Skip Rosenthal, a  former Board Member, who passed away peacefully on Friday , 7 June 2019. Skip was a valuable supporter of GNP+, having served on the board, being a representative of GNP+ North America and working as a consultant. Skip was an ardent human […]

June 12th, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Be Part of the GNP+ Board!

In an effort to ensure diversity of Board membership in terms of geographical representation, gender and skills sets, GNP+ is extending the call for Board membership application. 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 […]

June 6th, 2019

Response to the Zero Draft of UHC Political Declaration

On 23rd September 2019, world leaders will be gathering in New York to participate in United Nations High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage. This meeting will produce a Political Declaration that will reflect commitments from state leaders on their effort to achieve Universal Health Coverage. The Political Declaration are currently being prepared and negotiated […]

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