For more information please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Panel 2: Julio Montaner, Canada Brigitte Schmied, Austria John Dalli, Malta Paul De Lay, UNAIDS Annie Lennox, United Kingdom Alois StÃ¶ger, Austria
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A central focus of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is increasing country ownership in HIV strategy, program design and implementation.
UNAIDS and IAS will host a discussion on a new vision to reinvigorate the global movement to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.
AIDS 2010: Providing Leadership on Critical HIV/AIDS Issues: An Appeal by and to Members of Parliament
The severe stigma attached to HIV makes it a sensitive and often politically unattractive issue to champion.
Integration of services is a key challenge in the global response to the HIV and TB epidemics.
Despite years of prevention efforts, HIV incidence has been inadequately controlled and the HIV/AIDS epidemic remains a global public health crisis.
In the current context of global economic recession and contracting resources for HIV/AIDS world-wide, this session will tackle the following questions: whether new funding mechanisms can raise and secure necessary funds for global development, including health; whether policies currently pursued by other global financial actors such as the World Bank and the IMF are supportive of global health; whether disease-specific programmes are viable in the current economic climate; and what arguments HIV/AIDS activists can make to ensure that resources continue to be available for health programmes, including HIV/AIDS programmes.
This special session will discuss challenges for youth organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS.
This session will highlight how funding for HIV/AIDS has (and has not) strengthened health systems overall. Each panelist will address the question: Based on evidence collected so far, what conditions need to be present for HIV funding to strengthen health systems?
HIV epidemics among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) are unfolding across Africa.