Excuse me for sounding like a broken record regarding the Global Fund (Global Fund on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM))!
My updates from the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) dwelt on this issue and here is some more; it’s just that it is a serious issue, literally a matter… Read more »
Earlier this week I represented VSO at a conference about men who have sex with men and HIV in Africa. This was part of the annual ICASA (All-Africa AIDS Conference) pre-conference so had good attendance from important global decision makers. Very few international NGOs were present, and I was proud to demonstrate that… Read more »
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Government of Malawi recently carried out an evaluation of the Emergency Human Resources Programme (ERHP) in Malawi. DFID is a major funding partner of EHRP and much of VSO’s health programme in Malawi in recent years has been funded under… Read more »
Tuesday evening – I’m writing this at the end of another stimulating and passionate day at the International AIDS conference. The conference is huge in all respects, and exhausting. Whilst I am resting my sore feet and writing this message, other VSO staff and thousands of other activists are on a human rights march through Vienna, being… Read more »
The 20, 000 plus crowd throngs Vienna City and can be seen all over the conference centre. People carrying red bags and wearing identical T-shirts can be seen everywhere. With the plenary is over and each person is heading to different rooms for sessions of interest to them. Although it seems chaotic, a keen eye… Read more »