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LATEST ALLIANCE NEWS

Read the latest Alliance news from around the world.

  • Alliance directors reflect on strength of their union

    05 Apr 2013

    Our annual directors meeting last month was the first face-to-face opportunity to reflect collectively on the recently launched new global strategy for the Alliance, which sets out how we aim to help bring an end to AIDS and sustain community action.

  • RedTraSex marks 15 years of campaigning for sex workers rights

    21 Mar 2013

    RedTraSex, the Latin American and the Caribbean network of sex workers, has launched a new report celebrating its 15th anniversary.

  • Saving lives with UK aid

    20 Mar 2013

    The UK government is to be applauded for holding firm on its longstanding commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on aid, as announced in today’s budget.

  • Commonwealth Charter: What is the Queen signing today?

    11 Mar 2013

    The Queen of England is signing the new Commonwealth Charter today. The Charter is the culmination of months of consultation and debate among State Members of the Commonwealth of Nations and has been agreed by consensus.

  • Improving treatment for children living with HIV

    06 Mar 2013

    Last week the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced a new collaboration with ViiV Healthcare - a joint venture of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Shionogi - to work together to increase access to HIV medicines for children. We very much welcome the announcement as the initiative is an important step forward in improving treatment for children living with HIV.

  • ‘Infant cured of HIV’: Our initial response

    05 Mar 2013

    At the ongoing CROI conference (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections), researchers from the University of Mississippi presented the case of an infant ‘functionally cured’ of HIV. This means that the HIV virus is no longer actively multiplying in the infant, who initially tested HIV-positive.

  • Fighting to be recognised: Gender identity in Latin America

    04 Mar 2013

    Marcela Romero, Regional Coordinator of the Latin America and Caribbean Network of Transgender People (REDLACTRANS), fought for 10 years to be legally recognised as a woman in her country, Argentina.

  • Stop violence against transgender women for effective HIV response

    04 Mar 2013

    Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we highlight the horrific violence against transgender women across the world, and the disproportionately high rates of new HIV infections within this highly stigmatised community.

  • “Sexual identity is not a crime”: taking the first steps to fight transphobia in Uganda

    28 Feb 2013

    “We are human, we exist, our human rights should not be violated”, the passionate and powerful words of Beyonce Tushabe, founder of Transgender Equality Uganda, one of the first organisations of its kind in a country where stigma and discrimination against transgender people is entrenched and endemic.

  • Case study: mock OIG visits in India

    26 Feb 2013

    The Alliance has compiled a case study to share widely the preparatory work of the India HIV/AIDS Alliance (Alliance India) and its partners in advance of an audit by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria in late 2012.