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ICW Latina News

Patricia Perez, vicepresident of the Coalition of First Ladies

The Latin American Coalition of First Ladies and Women Leaders celebrated, in Mexico prior to the XVII International AIDS Conference, its fifth meeting since its creation in 2006, under the slogan ‘Preventing the feminisation of the epidemic’.

The greater involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS: from principle to practice? - ICW article in PLA Notes

Article abstract - In 1994, at the Paris AIDS summit, 42 nations declared their support for the principle of Greater Involvement of People Living with or Affected by HIV and AIDS – which came known as the GIPA principle. Although these governments acknowledged that this principle is critical to ethical and effective national responses to the pandemic, the views and voices of HIV-positive people still tend to be overlooked or ignored.

Transport Hampers AIDS Treatment

Friday, 29th of August 2008, By Wezi Tjaronda , WINDHOEK
Lack of transport to health services for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) has resulted in some not adhering to anti-retroviral treatment.
A report of an assessment conducted in two regions, Omusati and Karas, to gauge the impact of transport on access to health services for PLWHA in Namibia, says lack of appropriate and affordable transport hinders access to health services.

Male circumcision and the impact on women – an ICW response (plus useful resources)

In 2006 three African clinical trials in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa, in which HIV negative men were circumcised, were disbanded when preliminary results indicated that the circumcised men were up to 60% less likely to become HIV infected after sex with an HIV positive woman than the men who were not circumcised.

Appel a propositions destinee aux reseaux nationaux de femmes vivant avec le VIH / SIDA en Afrique sub saharienne

Projet de Femmes et Familles de l’Afrique pour la Préparation au Traitement et l’Education en matière de Traitement.

Troisième Phase de Subvention: 2008-2009

Le Fonds de Collaboration de VIH pour les Femmes et Familles en Afrique recherche les projets de Réseaux/Organisations de Femmes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA en Afrique Sub-Saharienne.

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