This session will discuss what is required to address these increasing medical and psychosocial challenges among adults 50+ living with or newly diagnosed with HIV.
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This session will present issues in the workforce crisis and highlight strategies being implemented to improve the numbers and quality of the HIV healthcare workforce.
The series reviews which will be presented in this session include: the Global Epidemiology of HIV among MSM, HIV Prevention, Caring for the Whole Man, Health Disparities for African Diaspora MSM, the Politics of Homophobia, Community Responses and Leadership, and a Call to Action for MSM and HIV.
We will focus the session on critical and growing role of the faith community in increasing political will in the fight against AIDS, at the local, national and international levels.
AIDS 2012: China, India, South Africa, Brazil: How Will They Use Their Leadership to Advance the AIDS Response?
This session uses a panel discussion format to have an interactive, roundtable exchange which will examine retrospectively these four countriesâ€™ major accomplishments in HIV and AIDS over the past decade and looks prospectively at their future leadership paths in their respective regions and globally.
The panel will present the investment framework model and discuss its applicability at country level. Panelists from north and south will also share their experiences in using new, innovative financing tools for raising large scale funding from non-government sources such as the introduction of an AIDS levy and lotteries.
This session will highlight the research and policy dialogue undertaken by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law on issues of criminalization, discrimination and violence as experienced by women and HIV-related treatment access.
This session will explore how policy makers and programme managers can work with the current state of knowledge and unanswered questions about what works in HIV prevention to develop strategic, combination prevention responses.
AIDS 2012: Comprehensive HIV Prevention for People Who Use Drugs: Ways Forward for Inclusion of Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes
This session will address the potential impacts of restrictions on NSEPs, and propose ways forward for public health actors, community stakeholders, and drug users themselves to maintain and expand comprehensive services, including needle and syringe exchanges, despite the limitations in funding, restrictive political environments, and other barriers to the implementation of this preventive intervention.
This session will bring together some of these global leaders to discuss how, in their experience, public-private partnerships are an innovative way to bring together diverse organizations and target the same goal of efficient local programmes that, at the same time, translate into powerful advocacy tools at the global level.