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New reports highlight inequities faced by transgender people living with HIV
New reports highlight inequities faced by transgender people living with HIV Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 02:13 Oakland, CA
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Malawi High Court affirms human rights approach to criminalisation of HIV transmission and exposure
Malawi High Court affirms human rights approach to criminalisation of HIV transmission and exposure Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017
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When Sex is a Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: The origins, impact and advocacy response to HIV criminal
The American Psychological Association joined nearly a dozen medical, public health, government and advocacy organizations in its release of a
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UN-High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines Takes Next Step At Human Rights Council
The United Nations Human Rights Council held a panel discussion yesterday to exchange views on good practices and key challenges
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Main Recommendations Of UN High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines Presented At WTO
Main Recommendations Of UN High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines Presented At WTO Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 15:42
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PRESS STATEMENT: UNAIDS welcomes landmark decision by Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court prohibiting HIV discrimination
COLOMBO, 2 May 2016—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomes a decision by Sri Lanka's Supreme Court to
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Joint commitment on sustainable healthcare
Joint commitment on sustainable healthcare Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 15:47 The SPHS Task Team members UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, UNOPS,
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At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns
A high-level panel hosted by India as part of the BRICS group of countries discussed the issues of trade deals
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Nigerian laws give conflicting message on HIV and homophobia
In Nigeria since the introduction of an anti-homosexuality law in 2014 which criminalises LGBT people, increasing homophobia has been having
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Dispatches: The Philippines’ Unaddressed HIV Epidemic
The Philippine government observed what it described as the world's first "AIDS Hour" on May 14. Department of Health Secretary
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Clinton Promises She’ll Reform HIV Criminalization Laws
Clinton Promises She’ll Reform HIV Criminalization Laws Published on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 14:40 Tonight, speaking via a pre-recorded video
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HIV criminalisation a setback to regional AIDS efforts
HIV criminalisation a setback to regional AIDS efforts Published on Monday, 16 May 2016 14:48 Johannesburg – The criminalisation of HIV
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New report shows HIV criminalisation is a growing, global concern but advocates are fighting back
New report shows HIV criminalisation is a growing, global concern but advocates are fighting back Published on Tuesday, 10 May
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The World Needs a Healthier, Rights-based Approach Towards People Who Use Drugs
Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS The world is failing to protect the health and
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Together we *can* make HIV justice worldwide a reality, by Edwin J Bernard
Two weeks ago, thanks to generous funding for 2016-18 from the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund, a group of committed activists
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Launch of HIV Justice Worldwide initiative
Launch of HIV Justice Worldwide initiative Published on Tuesday, 05 April 2016 10:11 Q: What is HIV criminalisation? HIV criminalisation
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Nigeria: Stakeholders Tackle Workplace HIV Discrimination
By Emeka Anuforo As part of efforts to protect the rights and dignity of people living with and affected by
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US: Missouri Supreme Court upholds overly broad HIV non-disclosure law following second constitutional challenge
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman (known as ‘S.F.’) who did not tell her sexual
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US: American psychological association adopts resolution opposing HIV criminalisation
The American Psychological Association (APA) has adopted an evidence-informed resolution on HIV criminalisation in the United States. It was developed
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UNODC Chief: disproportionate responses to drug related offences do not serve justice, or uphold rule of law
Alternatives to conviction or punishment, where appropriate, can be pursued by countries under the international drug control conventions, the head
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South Africa: National Sex Worker HIV Plan Launched
Johannesburg — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the newly launched National Sex Worker HIV Plan is about citizens' rights and
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