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Call for Membership to the Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of The Global Fund

For other languages/ Para otros idiomas/ Pour d’autres langues/ Ander tale/ для других языках: http://developingngo.org/join-us/ Membership 2015 to 2017 CLOSING DATE for this call for nominations is MONDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2014 extended to MONDAY DECEMBER 1, 2014 The Developing Country NGO Delegation The Delegation aims to contribute to and influence Global Fund (GFATM) policies and practices in an effort to make them continually and appropriately responsive to the needs of those affected by HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the NGOs and CBOs providing necessary services. The defining feature of this delegation is its ability to bring the perspectives as representatives…

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Call for Communities Delegation Members

CLOSING DATE of the first call for all nominations is MONDAY 1st DECEMBER 2014 at 1200 GMT. To review the terms of reference and download the application form, visit the Communities Delegation website. The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is perhaps the most important and innovative health initiative developed in the 21st century. The Global Fund was created to dramatically increase resources to fight these three devastating diseases, and to direct much needed resources to areas of greatest need. As a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and affected communities, the Global Fund represents an…

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Support for FTT from HIV researcher Dr. Barré-Sinoussi

Two French Nobel laureates, virologist and former President of the International AIDS Society Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi & climatologist and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Jean Jouzel, published an op-ed, “Pandemics, climate: Europe must take responsibility” (in French only), calling on the EU Heads of States to jointly allocate a share of the European Financial Transactions Tax to the global fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria & climate change. unofficial English translation “A tax on financial transactions is being decided in ten countries of the European Union. This project, led by Germany and France, is crucial for empowering…

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AIDS will only end when…

If you were in Melbourne at AIDS 2014 in July, you may have seen these posters at various protests during the week and the Mobilization March. From the outcomes of a recent ITPC meeting, a group of advocates, including ICSS, quickly put together ahead of the conference a campaign called “AIDS will only end when…”. This tagline was used to act as a counterpoint to messages on the end of AIDS by reminding conference participants about the rights of marginalized populations, resource needs, and other important goals. GFAN provided the design and printing of posters and signs that included several…

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GFAN at AIDS 2014

View our full report and lessons learned from our time in Melbourne. We would like to thank all of you who supported us in Melbourne at AIDS 2014 by either organizing or attending the sessions in our networking zone. It is opportunities like this, when we get to meet, work and learn together, that make our network stronger, and we are looking forward to taking the lessons and discussions we shared forward in our work. Here are a few highlights of our week. Giveaways & publications GFAN had the opportunity, thanks to the generous offer by ICASO, to place a…

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Report & infographic: The funding crisis for harm reduction

At the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne in July 2014, Harm Reduction International, International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), and International HIV/AIDS Alliance published a report which indicates that HIV prevention services for people who inject drugs are not being prioritised due to changing donor policies and national government neglect. This failure to invest will bring an exponential rise in HIV transmission which in turn will cause additional costs to government health sectors. A major focus of the report is on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – until now the largest funder of HIV services for people who…

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