July 19th, 2010
Thoughts about HIV prevention with people living with HIV has undergone a revolution. The new concept of 'Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention' focuses on improving and maintaining the dignity of the person living with HIV, which has a positive impact on the person's health, and which, in turn, creates and enabling environment that will reduce the likelihood of new HIV infections.→
July 18th, 2010
Participants at the NPT Consultation
GNP+ held a consultation on the implications of research and development of new HIV prevention technologies in Amsterdam in July 2010. The consultation provided networks of people living with HIV with an update of current HIV prevention trials.→
July 10th, 2010
International civil society and networks of people living with HIV welcome the formal announcement from the Namibian Minister of Home affairs, the Honourable Rosalia Nghidinwa, to remove from its Immigration Control Regulation all HIV related immigration barriers for people living with HIV.
With immediate effect, people living with HIV will not be barred from entering, staying or seeking residence in Namibia based solely on HIV positive status.→
July 8th, 2010
GNP+, in partnership with the World AIDS Campaign (WAC), recently held two consultations with YPLHIV from around the world. The first, an e-consultation, helped to shape the agenda and the content for a face to face consultation in June, in Amsterdam. During this second meeting, participants further explored issues that came from the e-consultation and were asked to elect a YPLHIV Advisory Group to support the programme with GNP+.→
July 6th, 2010
Rights Here, Right Now: a fitting theme for this year’s conference. For me, it encompasses high aspirations for the respect and protection of the rights of people living with HIV (PLHIV), coupled with the demand for action so that these aspirations can become a reality. Read Kevin Moody’s Conference Blog on AIDS2010 →
June 30th, 2010
The network of people living with HIV in Viet Nam (VNP+) held a two-day training on data collection (24-25 June 2010) to enable VNP+ data collectors to gather the experiences and perspectives of people living with HIV for a study on Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention.→
June 30th, 2010
In a four-day consultation and workshop co-organised by Redbol+, GNP+, the Population Council and UNAIDS, members of the Redbol+ steering committee explored the new concept of Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention and its implications for advocacy in Bolivia.→
June 30th, 2010
Eight networks of people living with HIV in Tanzania, which make up the National Council for People Living with HIV and AIDS (NACOPHA), supported a study on Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention to inform the development of policies and programmes on HIV prevention with people living with HIV in Tanzania. During a meeting from 9 […] →
June 15th, 2010
Participants in a four-day international meeting on addressing the service needs of adolescents living with HIV acknowledged the progress that had been made over recent years. However there was a consensus that while much had been done, so much more effort was needed not only to identify the specific needs of this group, but also to tailor appropriate responses accordingly, considering not only clinical services but considering the needs of adolescents living with HIV through the lens of Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention.
June 8th, 2010
Three in-country campaigning, advocacy and lobbying skills exchange and knowledge building workshops were successfully held in Nigeria, Kenya and Zambia between March and June 2010. The workshops were sponsored by UNDP and organised in partnership with the national networks of people living with HIV and Civil Society from within each country.