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 »
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 »
The International AIDS Conference (IAC) is once again here!
“And?” I hear you say.
Well, you see, it is the biggest gathering of people who have some association with HIV and AIDS. The infected, affected, policy makers, donors, activists, researchers, pharmaceuticals etc – and it happens only once in two years!
The last one… Read more »
What is VSO’s position on male circumcision? Does the organisation advocate for males to be circumcised as an approach towards reducing HIV and AIDS? When and how should the procedure be carried out?