The International Network of People who Use Drugs, INPUD, is resolute in our support of the HIV2020 Conference in Mexico City.
On the inauguration of Sex Worker Pride, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) joins the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) in announcing our full and unwavering support for HIV2020,
This virtual consultation aims to:
Elicit a broad range of perspectives and experiences relevant to the construction of summary measures of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. Inform the development of measure(s) of HIV-related stigma and discrimination that reflect the experiences and realities of people living with and affected by HIV.
Members of key populations experience disproportionate burdens of both HIV and violence. These epidemics are linked—violence increases HIV vulnerability and poses a barrier to HIV testing, disclosure and adherence to antiretroviral therapy.
So how do we place the intersectionality of identities and intersectionality of needs in this uncharted era of UHC?
Bangladesh, which is known as a low HIV/AIDS prevalent country, has witnessed a rapid rise of the infectious disease among the ‘key populations’ in recent years.
Denis Nzioka is a gay rights activist based in Nairobi. Key Populations Consortium is a network of organisations serving sex workers, men having sex with men and people who inject drugs in Kenya
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines key populations as populations who are at higher risk for HIV irrespective of the epidemic type or local context and who face social and legal challenges that increase their vulnerability.
UNAIDS warns that countries urgently need to take proven, tailored, evidence-informed primary HIV prevention programmes to scale in addition to increasing access to treatment.
The most recent global HIV data have brought great optimism that controlling the HIV epidemic could become a reality.
New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among key populations and their partners, who are still not getting the services they need
The Philippines faces a severe HIV epidemic among gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM). HIV testing uptake remains low.