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    Planning and Support Tool for Empowering Approaches to SRHR Education with Young People

    This evidence and rights-based Planning and Support Tool helps organisations to identify how and what they can improve in order to have high quality HIV prevention and SRHR education programmes for young people in place. The fully revised second edition of this practical tool captures all up to date research findings and translated this evidence for practical use. The tool can be used to plan new interventions, but also to analyse existing interventions. The first edition of the tool is also available in French and Portuguese. more

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  • MaxART Newsletter edition 4, 2013

    MaxART publishes a newsletter every 6 months. In the newsletter we report on our progress and share the latest news on Treatment as Prevention and related topics. Read more about Reaching out to Youth in this 4rd edition of the MaxART Newsletter. more

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  • Young People Today. Time to Act Now

    UNESCO, in partnership with UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO and other partners have released a major new report entitled “Young People Today. Time to Act Now”. The report presents key data and analysis that answer the question ‘why adolescents and young people need comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services in Eastern and Southern Africa’. more

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  • Summary of the new 2013 Guidelines recommendations and key issues from a community and civil society perspective

    In the 2013 Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection (2013 Guidelines), the World Health Organization (WHO) takes a welcomed step in recommending that people living with HIV everywhere be offered a standard of antiretroviral treatment and care that is closer to what is available in resource-rich countries. The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and STOP AIDS NOW! have formed a partnership to develop the Community Guide on ART for Treatment and Prevention that offers some answers, guidance, checklists and raises questions not addressed by the 2013 Guidelines. An Advisory Group has been formed consisting of a wide range of community and civil society partners to support the process. This briefing paper is part of the process. It summarises some of the new 2013 Guidelines' recommendations and highlights related key issues from a community and civil society perspective. more

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  • Abuja +12: Shaping the future of health in Africa

    The report launched at the Special Summit of the African Union (AU) on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria highlights increased, targeted health spending as an essential foundation for greater economic growth and development in Africa. The report published by the African Union and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), reviews progress made since the African Union 2001 Abuja Declaration. more

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  • Joint statement in response to new WHO ARV guidelines

    The new WHO treatment guidelines for HIV have the potential to offer an earlier lifeline to millions more around the world. But to really succeed we can’t underestimate the challenges ahead. We will need stronger health systems and better community engagement with people living with and most affected by HIV. Download our statement in response to the new WHO ARV guidelines. more

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