Renewing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is working to update the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for 2016-2020 and just launched an online feedback forum to collect ideas about updating the Strategy.

The deadline for sharing your own ideas, vote, or comment on the recommendations of others is Friday, May 22, 2015. For further detail see the AIDS.gov blog....

Call for Submissions: Living with HIV - Poetry Anthology

via Michael Broder, PhD
Founder and President, Indolent Books
Author of This Life Now, a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Poetry

I am seeking poems for an anthology about living with HIV in 2015. No restrictions as to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, or any other identity category. No restrictions in terms of HIV status: the poet can be HIV-positive or...

Urge New York State Legislators to take action on the Blueprint for Ending the AIDS Epidemic!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has made a long-term commitment to end AIDS in New York State. In June 2014, he announced a three-point plan to bring new HIV infections from over 3,000 a year to below 750 per year by 2020. In October 2014, he convened a Task Force of over 60 experts and community leaders to advance recommendations on how to make the plan a reality.

New York has...

Volunteers Needed for Study on HIV+ Older Women

via UCLA School of Nursing

This is a research study about the lived experience of women who received an HIV diagnosis in older adulthood and their thoughts about HIV risk, social support and the healthcare system. If you are a woman living with HIV over the age of 50 and live in California, please consider participating in this study.

Click here for more information....

Take Action to End the Gender Technology Gap

via Global Fund for Women

DEADLINE: MARCH 5, 2015

Women and girls have the power and ingenuity to ignite change—but not unless they are equal players in science and technology. Right now, women around the globe are too often excluded from the global technology revolution. The result: more inequality, less innovation, and solutions that leave women out. As the United Nations sets global goals for the next decade...

Call for nominations - civil society representation in WHO 2015 antiretroviral guidelines development

The World Health Organization (WHO) is revising the consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection. The updated guidelines to be released in December 2015 will update the guidance from 2013 and include new areas such as the use of laboratory diagnostics, improving the quality of care, treatment of other comorbidities and treatment and delivery of HIV care for adolescents.

...

Call to Action: ABAC Working Group World AIDS Day Call-In - December 3, 2014

In honor of World AIDS Day, ABAC has organized a call in day to support HIV funding. Please note that the call in day will take place on December 3. The action alert is below. Please feel free to forward to your networks. World AIDS Day: Congress Should Provide Robust FY2015 Funding for Domestic HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment and Research Programs

Background

Congress is working now...

HIV Cure Research - Sign On

via International AIDS Society (IAS)

Please consider signing the attached International AIDS Society (IAS) call for a remedy to a major impediment to HIV Cure research.

There is a desperate need for industry to supply their approved drugs to Cure researchers for pre-clinical animal studies BEFORE any new strategies are tested in humans so that we have a good idea about potential side effects. Combination anti-retroviral treatments are...

Act Now to Preserve Funding for PEPFAR

FY2015 U.S. Global AIDS Budget Plan: The Human Impact

via amfAR

The U.S. government’s efforts to fight the global AIDS pandemic through both the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have been transformative in the global AIDS response. To maintain the current total level of U.S. global HIV/AIDS funding in Fiscal Year 2015, the U.S. House of...

Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

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Renewing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is working to update the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for 2016-2020 and just launched an online feedback forum to collect ideas about updating the Strategy.

The deadline for sharing your own ideas, vote, or comment on the recommendations of others is Friday, May 22, 2015. For further detail see the AIDS.gov blog....

Call for Submissions: Living with HIV - Poetry Anthology

via Michael Broder, PhD
Founder and President, Indolent Books
Author of This Life Now, a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Poetry

I am seeking poems for an anthology about living with HIV in 2015. No restrictions as to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, or any other identity category. No restrictions in terms of HIV status: the poet can be HIV-positive or...

Urge New York State Legislators to take action on the Blueprint for Ending the AIDS Epidemic!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has made a long-term commitment to end AIDS in New York State. In June 2014, he announced a three-point plan to bring new HIV infections from over 3,000 a year to below 750 per year by 2020. In October 2014, he convened a Task Force of over 60 experts and community leaders to advance recommendations on how to make the plan a reality.

New York has...

Volunteers Needed for Study on HIV+ Older Women

via UCLA School of Nursing

This is a research study about the lived experience of women who received an HIV diagnosis in older adulthood and their thoughts about HIV risk, social support and the healthcare system. If you are a woman living with HIV over the age of 50 and live in California, please consider participating in this study.

Click here for more information....

Take Action to End the Gender Technology Gap

via Global Fund for Women

DEADLINE: MARCH 5, 2015

Women and girls have the power and ingenuity to ignite change—but not unless they are equal players in science and technology. Right now, women around the globe are too often excluded from the global technology revolution. The result: more inequality, less innovation, and solutions that leave women out. As the United Nations sets global goals for the next decade...

Call for nominations - civil society representation in WHO 2015 antiretroviral guidelines development

The World Health Organization (WHO) is revising the consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection. The updated guidelines to be released in December 2015 will update the guidance from 2013 and include new areas such as the use of laboratory diagnostics, improving the quality of care, treatment of other comorbidities and treatment and delivery of HIV care for adolescents.

...

Call to Action: ABAC Working Group World AIDS Day Call-In - December 3, 2014

In honor of World AIDS Day, ABAC has organized a call in day to support HIV funding. Please note that the call in day will take place on December 3. The action alert is below. Please feel free to forward to your networks. World AIDS Day: Congress Should Provide Robust FY2015 Funding for Domestic HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment and Research Programs

Background

Congress is working now...

HIV Cure Research - Sign On

via International AIDS Society (IAS)

Please consider signing the attached International AIDS Society (IAS) call for a remedy to a major impediment to HIV Cure research.

There is a desperate need for industry to supply their approved drugs to Cure researchers for pre-clinical animal studies BEFORE any new strategies are tested in humans so that we have a good idea about potential side effects. Combination anti-retroviral treatments are...

Act Now to Preserve Funding for PEPFAR

FY2015 U.S. Global AIDS Budget Plan: The Human Impact

via amfAR

The U.S. government’s efforts to fight the global AIDS pandemic through both the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have been transformative in the global AIDS response. To maintain the current total level of U.S. global HIV/AIDS funding in Fiscal Year 2015, the U.S. House of...

Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

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