November 30th, 2010
In 2001 the United Nations General Assembly committed to achieve universal access to HIV treatment, prevention, care and services by 2010. Today increasing access to treatment has saved millions of lives, and substantial increases in HIV prevention and treatment efforts are making an impact on the epidemic in many countries[i].
However, still only 36 percent of people living with HIV in need of treatment are receiving it[ii]. To really change the global epidemic the scale up of treatment access, in combination with other prevention methods, must be sustained.→
November 29th, 2010
The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) and the World AIDS Campaign say that to ensure continued success in the HIV response, policies and programmes must respect and protect the human rights of those most affected by HIV.
The 2010 Global Update on the AIDS Epidemic by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) suggests that significant progress has been made in advancing access to HIV prevention, treatment, support and care over the past ten years, but notes that human rights approaches are crucial to further progress.→
November 23rd, 2010
The Global Network of People living with HIV recognises the contribution of researchers and trial participants; emphasises the role of people living with HIV in ARV-based prevention; and calls on new prevention tools to be placed within the broader universal access movement.→
November 19th, 2010
The Global Network of People living with HIV between July and September 2010 held a consultation with people living with HIV as part of a process to develop better indicators to measure HIV-related stigma. The consultation aimed to determine priorities for addressing stigma, to identify key indicators, and to enable measurement of progress in efforts to reduce stigma.→
November 10th, 2010
In order to examine issues that affect specific key-populations living with HIV, GNP+ and partners, with support from the World Health Organization, have elaborated a series of Policy Briefings. These Policy Briefings aim to provide guidance and support to those advocating for and/or develop programmes to address the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and human rights of different key populations living with HIV at a national and international level.→
November 5th, 2010
Amsterdam, 5 November 2010 - The Global Network of People living with HIV joins with Médecines Sans Frontières to call for the European Commission to stop pushing life threatening policies in its trade negotiations with India.
The European Commission is currently negotiating a free trade agreement with India which includes policies and agreements that will greatly restrict access to affordable medicines for people in developing countries.→
October 5th, 2010
VIENNA, 20 July—UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé applauded today the leadership displayed by China, Namibia and the United States of America to lift their travel restrictions for people living with HIV, while calling for similar action in all countries that continue to employ such discriminatory measures. Namibia is the most recent of the three countries […] →
August 28th, 2010
The Asia-Pacific Network of People living with HIV in partnership with national networks in Nepal and Indonesia, implemented the Human Rights Count! programme during April to June 2010. In both countries people living with HIV and human rights activists received training on human rights and the documentation of HIV related violations through the implementation of […] →
August 12th, 2010
On 26 July 2010, the League of People Living with HIV in Moldova trained three data collectors on how to implement the GIPA Report Card questionnaire. The GIPA Report Card will assist the League in determining the application of the GIPA principle in the national response to HIV in Moldova.→
July 24th, 2010
The 2010 Global Criminalisation Scan gives a global overview of the extent to which criminal and other laws have been used to prosecute people living with HIV for HIV transmission and exposure. The full impact of these laws on the human rights of people living with HIV and on access to treatment, care and support has yet to be fully understood. However, the evidence presented here shows that there is no correlation between the HIV prevalence in a country and the willingness of countries to use criminal laws and other punitive measures to regulate transmission. →