This session will focus on the U.S. Government’s current strategy to address gender issues within the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
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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
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?