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This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa. I saw and heard first hand stories from a country that has made huge inroads in its efforts to curtail the HIV epidemic but it also ...
Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we can be part of a resounding call for compassion, tolerance and peace. Stigma begins and ends with each one of us. ...
India has a strong government programme to eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to child (eMTCT). This includes free antiretroviral (ART) drugs for pregnant mothers living with HIV, financial support to build houses for people living with HIV and ...
IPPF’s Senior HIV/AIDS Adviser Alan Smith visits family planning association of India (FPAI) clinics offering services for the transgender community in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. I visited family planning association of India (FPAI) clinics in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore, offering ...
At the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, IPPF launched a new publication today featuring personal experiences of HIV-related stigma. Siobhan Warrington, Director, Oral Testimony Works talks about the testimonies collected. “ In my experience, stigma is still my most serious ...
The Kazakhstan Association on Sexual and Reproductive Health (KMPA) carried out research to produce a national “HIV Prevention Report Card for Sex Workers”. In this blog, Galina Grebennikova, KMPA’s Executive Director, and Karina Sagitova, a KMPA volunteer, explain why Kazakhstan ...
The Integra Initiative was a five year research project that gathered evidence on the benefits and costs of a range of models for delivering integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in high and medium HIV prevalence settings, ...
The Integra Initiative was a five year research project that gathered evidence on the benefits and costs of a range of models for delivering integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in high and medium HIV prevalence settings, ...
Alan Smith, IPPF Senior Advisor, HIV In the June issue of the Lancet, Population Council discusses how tackling stigma is fundamental to the future of the AIDS response, in line with the UNAIDS “three Zeroes” targets, the last of which ...
Did you know that Sweden has one of the highest rates of HIV convictions in the world? Marielle Nakunzi, a lawyer at the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU), IPPF’s Member Association, is working to revise the laws and challenge ...