“No Such Accountability is Available on the Ground”
A Rapid Appraisal of Community Engagement in Malawi’s Global Fund Processes
In 2017, ICASO supported a local partner—Health and Rights Education Programme (HREP)—to facilitate meaningful and impactful community engagement in Global Fund processes in Malawi.
This appraisal documents key outcomes of community engagement during Malawi’s funding request development process for the 2017-2019 Global Fund cycle.… Read more
ICASO Pop-up Classes at AIDS 2018
ICASO is debuting something that has never before been seen at the International AIDS Conference – ICASO pop-up classes on the sciences behind HIV.
The ICASO pop-up classes are an innovative strategy which seeks to create a unique and dynamic learning experience to explore the basics of various essential sciences which underpin so much of the content at the conference.… Read more
Written by Trevor Stratton
The International AIDS Conference, also known to some as the AIDS Olympics is coming at us at lightning speed.
Once again, thousands of exhausted HIV activists will travel to AIDS 2018; working on insufficient airport WIFI and huddled around charging plugs trying to tie up loose ends on the flight over.… Read more
As the conference is now upon us, this is the last in my blog series for ICASO to help you prepare for the event.
As I said in my first blog of this series, it is a great privilege to have been asked by ICASO to write these blogs leading up to AIDS 2018.… Read more
An AIDS conference would not be worthy of its name without a few or indeed several disruptions to the ‘scheduled programme’. Such protests and actions challenge complacency and call people to account.
The background to the history of protests at the AIDS Conferences is well put by Shaun Mellors in his blog for the International AIDS Society.
‘On 2 May 1983, the first AIDS candlelight memorials were held in San Francisco and New York simultaneously, under the theme of “Fighting for our Lives”.… Read more