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Bouquets and brickbats for India's fight against TB, HIV and Malaria

India will become the first country from the global south to host a Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, slated to be held in the national capital on February 7 and 8.

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17 hours ago
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THE WEEK
Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global health fund said on Friday.

Published
14 January 2019
From
Reuters
DFID needs to keep pushing on AIDS, says HIV-positive MP

The United Kingdom’s aid department must put more resources into fighting HIV/AIDS or risk seeing global progress backslide, according to politician Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who stood up in the House of Commons and revealed he was HIV positive late last year.

Published
11 January 2019
From
Devex
UNAIDS leadership controversy creates north–south divide

UNAIDS head to step down early as hard-hitting panel report on his “defective leadership” triggers bitter north–south divide between donor and recipient nations. John Zarocostas reports.

Published
28 December 2018
From
The Lancet (free registration required)
Donor Transitions From HIV Programs: What Is The Impact On Vulnerable Populations?

Because key populations are highly marginalized and stigmatized, and because of the political “unpopularity” of helping these groups, programs for key populations tend to be heavily supported by outside donor organizations such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). When these donors leave, it is unclear – in some cases doubtful – whether national governments will pick up the tab for services targeted at vulnerable communities.

Published
20 December 2018
From
Health Affairs
The #MeToo moment inside the UN

Laurie Garrett writes: "It makes little sense that Sidibé, who has yet to apologize publicly for anything, should remain in power for another six months. With every passing day that he and his cabal of alleged predators and bullies remain at the helm of UNAIDS, the credibility of the organization crumbles. It is inconceivable that men who allegedly countenance sexual harassment and brutal behavior toward their own employees should be respected as voices on behalf of women's rights worldwide in the fight against AIDS."

Published
17 December 2018
From
CNN
Leader of U.N. AIDS Agency to Step Down After Damning Review

The director of the United Nations agency that combats AIDS said Thursday he will step down next year, an announcement that came days after a panel of experts issued a damning review of a leadership style it said had enabled harassment and bullying.

Published
17 December 2018
From
New York Times
Sweden suspends funding for UN Aids agency as Britain urged to follow suit

Swedish minister calls for Michel Sidibé to step down after report alleging harassment and favouritism at agency

Published
13 December 2018
From
The Guardian
Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., on President Trump Signing PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018

President Donald J. Trump signed yesterday the PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018, which extends provisions of the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 for an additional five years.

Published
13 December 2018
From
PEPFAR
Pressure grows on UN official accused of encouraging 'harassment and abuse

Inquiry urges leadership change amid claims UNAids chief Michel Sidibé has presided over culture of favouritism and bullying

Published
10 December 2018
From
The Guardian
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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