It was not until the 1993 AIDS conference in Berlin that a person who uses drugs openly living with HIV was given the opportunity to address a plenary of the International AIDS Conference. That was John Mourdant, who repeatedly used the refrain in his plenary address “There is no war on drugs.… Read more
This ACTION ALERT aims to provide concrete guidance on key advocacy actions that that can be taken now.
Heads of State will gather in New York on 26 September 2018 at the United Nations General Assembly first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts to reach all affected people with prevention and care.… Read more
The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) is hosting the People Living with HIV Networking Zone in the Global Village. They are inviting local, national and regional PLHIV organizations to submit proposals to host interactive presentations, panel discussions, art and entertainment activities.… Read more
No Pants No Problem
The not-to-be-missed-party details announcement! This is happening at The Marktkantine on Thursday July 26th. The Marktkantine is next door to the main wholesale food market in Amsterdam and a short bus/tram ride from most of central Amsterdam.… Read more
The Dutch government response
The response of the Netherlands to HIV has always been widely accepted as effective, pragmatic, rights based and inclusive of those most affected. At the national level examples include the prevention programmes which started in the early 1980’s, including in 1984 the setting up of the first needle and syringe exchange programmes when less than 1000 people in Europe were known to have HIV (the official test for HIV was not itself developed until early 1985).… Read more