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Read the latest Alliance news from around the world.

  • UK to cut direct aid to South Africa - our response

    02 May 2013

    The UK government has this week announced that it is to cut direct aid to South Africa by 2015. Given that the Department for International Development’s priorities in the country in recent years have been to tackle HIV and to address maternal mortality, this is worrying news for the future of the epidemic there.

  • Empowering women to make choices

    01 May 2013

    As thousands of delegates travel to Malaysia to attend the 2013 Women Deliver conference at the end of this month, Shaleen - an outreach worker at a drop-in centre for sex workers – talks about the work she does to empower women to demand quality, user friendly integrated sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV services.

  • Alliance activities at Women Deliver

    01 May 2013

    Representatives from Linking Organisations across the Alliance will join thousands of delegates at what is being billed as ‘the largest global event of the decade to focus on the health and empowerment of girls and women’.

  • Women Deliver: a chance to link up?

    01 May 2013

    That is the question the Alliance will be posing to the 5000 delegates from the sexual and reproductive health and family planning community attending Women Deliver this year from 28-30 May in Malaysia.

  • Civil society survey on Global Fund New Funding Model

    01 May 2013

    Civil society representatives are invited to provide crucial input to a meeting that the Global Fund Board Communities and NGO delegations are organizing on 19-20 May. At this meeting they will discuss how to best support civil society and communities in the current pilot and the future roll out of the GF¹s New Funding Model (NFM).

  • New study: Sex work and the law in Latin America

    16 Apr 2013

    A new study, designed and carried out by the network of female sex workers in Latin America and Caribbean (REDTRASEX), has documented legislation that affects sex work - as well as detailing what this means in practice.

  • Building the evidence that what we do saves lives

    12 Apr 2013

    This week the Alliance hosted a workshop to explore practical ways for our Linking Organisations to better understand their results. The participants were specifically tasked with developing a new set of indicators to measure the impact of Alliance programmes. Two workshop participants tell us what they had learnt.

  • European Commission commits to fully funded Global Fund

    09 Apr 2013

    As the Global Fund to Fight to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launches its fourth replenishment bid for US$ 15 billion, Arben Fetai, Senior EU Policy Advisor at Stop AIDS Alliance, a joint initiative by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and STOP AIDS NOW! writes about the events in Brussels this week which highlighted the critical need to defeat the three diseases.

  • The Global Fund can change the trajectory of the HIV epidemic

    09 Apr 2013

    Yesterday’s announcement that the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is to target $15 billion to effectively fight the three diseases is a welcome one. There can be little doubt that the Global Fund has, in the words of Bill Gates, “started to change the trajectory of epidemics”.

  • Ensuring HIV and health targets post-2015

    05 Apr 2013

    As the High Level Panel on the post-2015 framework prepares to submit its final report to the UN Secretary General, we outline our position on how to ensure progress on the HIV and related health needs of future generations.