Noticias

16 de mayo | 2011

BREAKING NEWS – New Global Fund eligibility and prioritisation criteria have been reviewed and approved. After more than a year of Working Group discussions and numerous committee meetings, a consensus has been reached -although not without compromises. The decisions will take effect for Round 11.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

20 de septiembre | 2010

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit will be held from the 20th to 22nd of September in New York City; 140 leaders and heads of State are expected to participate. It is an opportunity to assess progresses (or lack of) toward the eradication of poverty by 2015, a goal to which most of the world’s governments have committed.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

9 de septiembre | 2010

Ian McKnight from the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) gave an important presentation at the regional meeting for Global Fund CCMs/RCMs held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He spoke about the challenges regarding the involvement of key populations in the CCM.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

9 de septiembre | 2010

Last meeting in a series of sub regional workshops for Global Fund country and regional coordinating mechanisms in Latin America and the Caribbean

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

30 de julio | 2010

Alliance family members from Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), comprised of national organisations and regional networks, met in London with key stakeholders and decision makers last Thursday, 29th of July.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

28 de julio | 2010

Dr. Pedro Cahn, former president of the International AIDS Society and president of Fundacion Huesped in Argentina, analysed the highlights of the Conference: the development of a new microbicide, the scientific advances and the social demands.

Por: Alejandra Ruffo

27 de julio | 2010

The International AIDS Society (IAS) organised a special regional session on Latin America, bringing together four very prestigious and well-known panellists, both regionally and globally: Pedro Cahn, former president of the IAS; Mario Bronfman, regional representative of the Ford Foundation; Lilian Abracinskas of Women and Health (Mujer y Salud) in Uruguay; and Gloria Careaga, Mexican academician and researcher. It was one of the few sessions in Spanish which allowed delegates from our region to participate actively in a debate and in the conference itself.

Por: Equipo de Corresponsales Clave

22 de julio | 2010

The 2010 Red Ribbon Awards were announced at a celebratory dinner on Wednesday night. The Red Ribbon honors and celebrates NGOs, CBOs and groups from around the world for their outstanding contribution to the HIV/AIDS response. This year, three Latin American organisations were amongst the Award winners: AMMAR (Argentina), COCOSI (El Salvador) and Colectivo Sergay (Mexico).

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

21 de julio | 2010

Last Tuesday at the International AIDS Conference, the Global Health Council organised the satellite “Haiti after the earthquake: Sustaining HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention During a Crisis Response”. The main topic discussed was the much-needed coordination in order to effectively channel donated resources and urgently rebuild the country.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

20 de julio | 2010

On the first day of the International Conference, two important figures in the HIV/AIDS field gave a speech: Bill Clinton, former President of the [Bill Clinton] United States, and his fellow countryman, businessman and philanthropist, Bill Gates. With a different approach and style, they called upon everyone involved in the HIV/AIDS response to make every invested cent work.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq