• AFAO International Programs Vacancies

    International Programs Vacancies Are you passionate about advocacy and leading strategic change? Are you a critical thinker with a solution-focused approach? Do you want to work in a growing regional organisation to scale-up HIV programs for key populations? The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is seeking applications for ten new positions for the Sustainability of HIV Services […]

  • Malaysian AIDS Council hosts SHIFT workshop on the use of strategic information in grant proposal writing

    The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) and the SHIFT programme held a writeshop on 15 to 17 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The writeshop aimed to improve and increase the use of strategic information in grant proposal writing. Specifically, the workshop provided guidance on the use of HIV epidemiology, financing trends and expenditure, as well as programmatic monitoring and […]

  • UNAIDS Launches Data Dashboard in the Asia-Pacific Region

    UNAIDS Launches Data Dashboard in the Asia-Pacific Region A new data dashboard to enhance the HIV strategic information products that were already available on the AIDS Data Hub for the Asia and the Pacific region was launched on 30 October. Developed by UNAIDS, the platform allows users to visualize data and indicators related to HIV […]

  • Manila Forum Counts the HIV Cost of Crimanlising Gay Sex, Drug Use, & Sex Work

    MANILA, Tuesday 9 October 2018: HIV advocates from across SE Asia have highlighted how reforming laws which criminalize homosexuality, drug use and sex work could unlock hundreds of millions of dollars that could help reduce the region’s escalating HIV epidemic among gay men, transgender people, sex workers and people who use drugs. The advocates gathered […]

  • Action for Health Initiatives Inc Hosts SHIFT’s Third Regional Progress Review and Country Exchange Meeting

    The Third Regional Progress Review and Country Exchange Meeting of the Sustainable HIV Financing in Transition (SHIFT) Program was held on October 3-4, 2018 at Hotel Jen Manila, Pasay City, Metro Manila. Action for Health Initiatives Inc (ACHIEVE Inc.) hosted the event, which was carried out to review the progress of the SHIFT program among […]

  • Global Fund Releases 2018 Results Report

    Global Fund 2018 Results Report The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released their 2018 Results Report, announcing key achievements in countries where the Global Fund invests. In 2017, the Global Fund reached 17.5 million people with anti-retroviral treatment, performed 79.1 million HIV diagnostic tests and reached 9.4 million people with HIV prevention […]

  • SHIFT National Situation Assessment on HIV Financing in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines

    SHIFT is excited to provide 2018 country snapshots of its 2017 National Situation Assessment report on HIV Financing in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.  The National Situational Assessment Report assesses the availability and sufficiency of HIV financing resources, as well as how resources are equitably and efficiently allocated across these four countries. The country […]

  • SHIFT National Situational Assessment on HIV Financing in Philippines

    SHIFT is excited to provide 2018 country snapshots of its 2017 National Situation Assessment report on HIV Financing in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. The National Situational Assessment Report assesses the availability and sufficiency of HIV financing resources, as well as how resources are equitably and efficiently allocated across these four countries. The country […]

  • The Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health – 2018 Supplement

    Discrimination against vulnerable and marginalized communities is seriously hampering the global effort to tackle the HIV epidemic according to a new report by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law,an independent commission convened by UNDP on behalf of UNAIDS. Men who have sex with men, people who use drugs, transgender people and sex workers […]

  • The Lost Decade: Neglect for Harm Reduction Funding and the Health Crisis among People who Use Drugs. Cook C and Davies C. (2018)

    In Harm Reduction International’s 2010 report on the state of global funding for harm reduction, we stressed, ‘more money is needed for harm reduction, and it is needed now’. Sadly, this statement remains true in 2018. Harm reduction interventions for people who use drugs—such as needle and syringe programmes (NSP) and opioid substitution therapy (OST)—are […]