HIV and STIs

The majority of HIV infections are sexually transmitted or are associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. 

Our work links prevention with treatment, care and support, reduces HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and responds to unique regional and national characteristics of the epidemic.

Our Member Associations around the globe help bring happiness to people every day, by allowing them to access the sexual and reproductive rights they are entitled to.
In the latest People and Power documentary, Al Jazeera team travel round Mozambique with AMODEFA, to look first-hand at the human impact the Global Gag Rule has had in the country and their programme focused on young people, HIV, Tuberculosis.
Children living with HIV like Antonio have benefited from the Ntyiso programme run by AMODEFA in Mozambique, now closed due to the Global Gag Rule.
Albertina Machaieie has been working with HIV patients for Amodefa for 38 years and is their longest serving nurse. Albertina is witnessing the negative impact of the Global Gag Rule firsthand.
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The continuation of many vital health services Amodefa offers in Mozambique are under threat following the reintroduction of the Global Gag Rule (GGR) by the US Administration. The Global Gag Rule (GGR) stops US aid to all health programmes run by organisations who perform or counsel on abortion.
Palmira Enoque Tembe, is HIV positive and so are her two sons. Palmira and her family benefitted from a pilot project called Ntiyso, that recently lost its funding due to the Global Gag Rule.
AMODEFA, our member association based in Mozambique is set to lose $2 million, 60% of its budget as a consequence of not signing the global gag rule.
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This publication shares the experiences of people living with HIV. Men and women from Ethiopia, Mozambique and Swaziland talk about HIV-related stigma and describe their courage, inspirations, suffering, resilience and determination to trigger change. Their stories demonstrate how stigma and ...
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This brief summarizes a number of projects implemented in Africa to address the alarmingly high HIV infection rates in this region. Driven by the specific needs of each country, the projects funded by the Japan Trust Fund focused on three ...