VSO Papua New Guinea’s Health Programme Manager writes about what he learned in thought-provoking debates at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
By Sanjay Singh: July 25th, 2014
Labels are important when it comes to planning HIV programmes, but they can also prove controversial. This was the topic of the day… Read more »
Clive Ingleby, VSO’s Global Adviser for Health, HIV and AIDS discusses the latest developments from the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
How times have changed. I attended my first International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa in 2000. At the time, I was a VSO volunteer working for the National Progressive… Read more »
Three year-old Manyala is a healthy young Zambian girl. She is the first HIV negative child to be born to HIV positive parents who have been involved in VSO-RAISA’s Mazwini Project in Zambia. The project focuses on preventing mother-to-child transmission and is already delivering results as VSO marks World AIDS Day on 1 December this… Read more »
There’s a lot of talk at the moment about where global health will feature in the Post Millennium Development Goals (MDG) framework. All sorts of high-level consultations are being held and, as a result, a huge number of different health lobbies are vying for position to ensure that their areas of focus are included.
Maternal… Read more »
I must confess that as late as Sunday, as the International AIDS Conference (IAC) was opened officially, I kept on asking myself what would be new in this conference that people do not know already. No, I am not a snob and neither can I say I know everything that is ‘out there’ on… Read more »
Yesterday I attended a session at the International AIDS Conference in Washington on building support and capacity for community based HIV and AIDS service delivery.
Distinguished researchers reported proudly how community health programmes across Africa and Asia were being delivered by dedicated community health volunteers in return for incentives such as t-shirts, training… Read more »