The APN+ Newsletter begins with a hopeful message from the steering committee followed by highlights of the network’s current and upcoming projects. Snippets of the CAT-S phase II roll out, Regional KAP grant, CCM capacity building initiative, regional study on the community based testing, online communications, generic pharma meeting in ...
May 25, 2016admin
1. Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Community Rep meeting on 19th and 20th May: The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) capacity development initiative in the Asia Pacific region has entered the second phase. APN+ along with GNP+ will facilitate a two-day regional meeting at Holiday Inn, Bangkok to review results from last ...
May 10, 2016admin
Negotiators from 16 countries will meet in Perth, Australia, 24 April, 2016 onwards for the 12th round of negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP). The RCEP negotiating countries include developed countries (Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea), developing countries (China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, ...
April 26, 2016admin
APN Plus initiated MATA in 2011 as part of its multi-country proposal under Round 10 of the Global Fund grants implementation. The program assessed HIV treatment related issues like pre-ART care, ART, ART adherence, treatment literacy, high risk behavior, health seeking behavior, etc. and to develop baseline to monitor changes ...
Free HIV counseling and treatment is available worldwide; however, there are still a large number of individuals who remain deprived of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART). Due to delayed diagnosis, the effectiveness of ART is reduced. The most vulnerable population is found to be Men who have sex with men (MSM) and ...
During the 2015 UN ESCAP Inter Governmental Meeting of HIV and AIDS held in Bangkok, a regional framework for action on HIV and AIDS beyond 2015 was set and focuses on three key pillars: Addressing legal and policy barriers to access to HIV services; Ensuring access to affordable medicines, diagnostics and vaccines; ...
APN Plus became the Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in early 2011 under round 10 grant titled Monitoring Access to Treatment in Asia (MATA). The grant aims to improve understanding about issues related to PLHIV’s access to treatment, care and support ...
February 23, 2016admin
APN+ and GNP+ held a regional partnership meeting of the Global Fund CCM representatives at Bangkok in August 2015. The meeting provided the representatives from 28 countries and 10 regional networks and stakeholders clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities, helped identify strategies to mitigate/overcome the challenges in country activities, as well ...
February 18, 2016admin
A regional consultation was held by APN plus on treatment and human rights with special focus on MSM and TG access issues. Representatives from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka took active part in the sessions ...
February 10, 2016admin
Under the UNDP lead DIVA program APN+ organized regional training of trainers (ToT) on HIV Treatment Literacy as part of CSS component attached to the program. which aimed to place a strong emphasis on improving treatment access for MSM ...
February 2, 2016admin