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Despite some progress in the past two decades, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face widespread discrimination and exclusion around the world. Many of them suffer from punitive laws and policies, social
Author:
Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, and Clifton Cortez, SOGI Advisor
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World Bank Blogs
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Since 2013, HIV interventions in Angola to address MTCT and HIV in children have centered on expanding integrated services for antenatal care (ANC) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), and on improving the quality of HIV health
Event
DATE:
22 March 2017 (All day)
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Webinar
Since 2013, WHO has recommended viral load testing as the preferred approach to monitor patient response to ART and confirm treatment failure.
News
7 March 2017
From the handful of people — 50,000 — across Africa with access to life-saving treatment for HIV in 2003,  to more than 18 million today, the chronology of U.S. leadership against the pandemic that was filling graveyards, orphaning infants, and...
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The abundance of openly accessible health content—from eLearning courses and multimedia resources to guidance documents and research papers—presents a remarkable opportunity for teaching, learning, and sharing.
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28 March 2017 (All day)
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Webinar
This webinar discussion on Making Content Meaningful: How to Adapt Existing Global Health Content for Different
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Opportunity
Requests for proposals
The Global Fund and UNITAID are inviting manufacturers of rapid diagnostic tests for HIV self-testing to submit an expression of interest to have their products evaluated by the Expert Review Panel for Diagnostics (EPRD).
Resource
This note seeks to inform grants recipients or applicants who are preparing applications or reprogramming requests for submission to the Global Fund about key implementation considerations regarding HIVST and guide the inclusion of HIVST pilot pro
News
2 March 2017
Today marks a significant development in responding to the HIV testing gap with the approval of the first product for HIV self-testing (HIVST) by the UNITAID-funded Expert Review Panel for Diagnostics (ERPD), hosted by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS...
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Resource
The Stop TB Partnership today launched its World TB Day website which has the full spectrum of downloadable
News
3 March 2017
The Stop TB Partnership today launched its World TB Day website which has the full spectrum of downloadable communications materials. World TB Day is organized each year on 24 March and aims to build awareness on TB. It is an opportunity...
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24 March 2017 (All day)
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Global
World TB Day celebrated on 24 March each year, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and the status of TB prevention and care efforts.
Resource
The World Health Organization (WHO) convened a technical consultation during 1–2 December 2016 to review new evidence on the risk of HIV acquisition with the use of hormonal contraception.
News
2 March 2017
Since 1991, there has been mixed evidence as to whether using hormonal contraceptive methods increases a woman’s risk of acquiring HIV. To answer this question the World Health Organization (WHO) has continuously monitored the available evidence. In...
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Opportunity
Vacancies
Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) is a five year USAID funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by Catholic Relief Services with partners IntraHealth, Maestral, Pact, Plan, and Westat.
Resource
Epidemiological assessment of geographical heterogeneity of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) is necessary to inform HIV prevention and care strategies in the more generalised HIV epidemics across sub-Saharan Africa, including Malawi.