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Position Available at ICSS: Grant Management Officer

We are looking for someone who loves working in our field, who is detail-oriented and adept at analysis and who can make spreadsheets and data sing! There are some immediate and exciting opportunities within the position for mentoring and really putting one’s own mark on and leading our organizational grant management plan.  Our ICSS team is virtual with colleagues in 2 different countries currently and all working from their respective homes so we are looking for the right candidate from wherever they may happen to live in the world. For more details about the position and how to apply please…

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Guest Blog Post – AIDS 2018 Closes with Call to Action on TB and Integrated Care

Guest Blog Post by The ACTION Secretariat:  In a special session at the close of the 22nd International AIDS Conference, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and other high-level speakers called for urgent action to better integrate the responses to tuberculosis (TB) and HIV. President Clinton called on the audience to remember that TB is the largest killer of people with HIV and urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other heads of state to demonstrate global commitments to more ambitious, people-centered responses in two months at the first-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB in New York on September 26. This…

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Guest Blog Post: AIDS 2018 – Debates Over Best Use of Global Funds

Guest Blog Post by Sara L.M. Davis:  Steadily growing rates of HIV infection in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) are at the heart of a debate roiling health aid at AIDS 2018. While US funding for the global HIV response increased in 2017, that trend is unlikely to continue and most other donors cut back, according to a new report from Kaiser Family Foundation and UNAIDS. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and PEPFAR argue that given the limited global funding for HIV, they should prioritize investing in Sub-Saharan African countries to reach the largest number of people living with HIV. Middle-income…

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AIDS2018 Updates and Information

Schedules: What is happening at AIDS 2018?  Have a look at our  GFAN Roadmap! If you are looking for the schedule for the GFAN Networking Zone you can find that here: AIDS2018 week schedule pamphlet. Back on Track Press Conference: We are holding a press conference on Wednesday, July 25 at AIDS2018 to launch our campaign to Get Back on Track to End the Epidemics.   MEDIA ADVISORY – Get Back on Track To End the Epidemics We will post updates on the campaign launch as they are available.  

The NOBODY campaign asks governments not to disappear from the fight against AIDS

Salud por Derecho with the support of more than 40 organizations from around the world launched a new campaign in May denouncing the lack of funding for the fight against the AIDS pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The withdrawal of international aid in middle-income countries, where more than half of people with HIV live, could create a resurgence of the disease as the funding disappears, if funding is not found elsewhere.  The most vulnerable populations and civil society organizations that support them will be most affected by the loss of funding.  The NOBODY campaign asks the international donors…

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Timur Abdullaev UNHLM TB Civil Society Hearing

GFAN Speaker Timur Abdullaev is human rights lawyer from Uzbekistan. He is a person living with HIV and a TB survivor, and he is a Board member of TBpeople, the global network of people affected by TB, as well as the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board.  He spoke at the Civil Society Hearing at the UN in New York on June 4th as an important step in the lead-up to the UN High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. Timur spoke at the UN at the beginning of June and outlined some of the biggest challenges we are facing in the fight against TB…

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