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  • GNP+ Announces New Executive Director

    The Board and Secretariat of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) warmly welcomes Rico Gustav as our incoming Executive Director. Mr. Gustav is a well-respected human rights and health activist that has been working at the intersection of HIV, drug use and key populations since his own diagnosis at 17 years old in Indonesia.

    09 January 2019 | Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)
  • Terrence Higgins Trust launches National Lottery funded project to revolutionise beneficiary involvement in third sector

    A new three-year project from HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust, funded by the National Lottery, will provide a blueprint for meaningful beneficiary involvement for the whole third sector.

    08 January 2019 | Terrence Higgins Trust press release
  • The HIV/AIDS Activists Transformed Genetic Engineering

    Over the past decade, a group of HIV activists has helped pioneer gene therapy.

    20 December 2018 | The Atlantic
  • Why I declared my HIV status in parliament – and what needs to happen next

    Of course, there were personal reasons for my decision to make such a public announcement, but my primary motivation was to help destigmatise the conversation around HIV and to point out the impediments we face in winning the fight against the virus. These impediments include the current British government.

    13 December 2018 | The Independent
  • Drug buyers' clubs aim to tackle HIV prevention 'crisis'

    A new generation of drug buyers' clubs like those set up at the height of the AIDS epidemic is seeking to combat a "crisis" in preventing new HIV infections by providing access to cheap generics of a breakthrough prophylactic.

    12 December 2018 | Medscape
  • South Africa: Focus On the Future As TAC Celebrates Years of Activism

    On Monday 10 December 2018 the Treatment Action Campaign celebrated its 20th anniversary. The occasion allowed for the strides made over the past two decades to be celebrated, but also provided an opportunity to focus on the steep road ahead in the face of glaring failures of the South African public health system.

    12 December 2018 | AllAfrica
  • HIV Activists Announce Alternative 2020 Conference in Mexico City

    An alliance of key population-led networks, networks of people living with HIV, treatment activists, and supporters has formed to organize an international community-led conference titled HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response. The event is scheduled to take place in Mexico City, July 6-8 of 2020, and will run concurrently with the 2020 International AIDS Conference which is happening in the United States. The HIV2020 Alliance has decided to organize the community-led event to provide a safe alternative for individuals who cannot or will not attend AIDS2020 due to discriminatory U.S. immigration and travel policies directed to people from Muslim, African, Caribbean and Latin American countries, people who use drugs, sex workers, and transgender people.

    10 December 2018 | HIV2020 Alliance
  • HIV 2020 - Community Reclaiming the Global Response

    An alliance of global key population-led networks, networks of people living with HIV, treatment activists, and our supporters, has formed to organize an alternative international community-led event. Titled, HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response, the event is scheduled to take place in Mexico City, July 6-8, 2020, and will run concurrently with the first half of the international AIDS conference. The HIV2020 alliance has decided to organize the community-led event to provide a safe alternative for individuals who cannot or will not enter the U.S. in 2020 or who cannot afford to attend AIDS2020. It will also offer new opportunities to reaffirm the leading role communities play in the global HIV response.

    10 December 2018 | HIV2020.org
  • George H. W. Bush’s Presidency Erased People with AIDS. So Did the Tributes to Him

    The essential demand of AIDS activism was that the war be seen. Visibility is the starting point of politics. Unlike other disenfranchised groups, gay men with AIDS, many of whom were white and not poor and had been closeted, had experienced the shock of elision. George H. W. Bush consistently refused to see them.

    10 December 2018 | New Yorker
  • The Condom King and his mission to combat Aids taboos

    Young Kenyans’ ignorance around sex is helping to fuel infection. One man thinks he may have found an answer. According to Africa’s King of Condoms this is why the young must be a focus of HIV prevention. Stanley Ngara, 45, says; "I say to them that what your teacher did not tell you, what your father did not tell you, what your uncle did not tell you, the King of Condoms will tell you."

    10 December 2018 | Evening Standard
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