Urgent context: Advancing combination HIV prevention brief and campaign
The context is urgent. In less than 100 days, the 2016 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS will take place in New York (6-10 June). The Outcome Document which will be agreed by governments will be of critical importance to accelerate the response to HIV over the next five years, and set the world on course to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The brief covers:
- why it is important to act now,
- why a combination prevention approach is so vital, and
- gives the ‘A-B-C’ of what countries need to do – from calling on prevention programmes to be grounded in evidence, to advocating for national plans to achieve scale and coverage, and finally, demanding funds for HIV prevention, including for community-led responses.
Four community-led case studies are included – focused on harm reduction in Kenya, work with girls and young women in Uganda, improving health services for MSM in Paraguay, and prevention among sex workers in India.
Join the campaign
UNAIDS campaign: Quarter for HIV Prevention (#quarter4HIVprevention)
Aim: to recapture imagination and hope for HIV prevention; call for countries to examine how much they invest in HIV prevention.
TWITTER: @QtrPrevention #Qtr4HIVprevention
Download the brief here.
Read more on the International HIV/AIDS Alliance website.
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