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More Portuguese cities commit to the Fast-Track - 2018/11/23

On 10 October, the mayors of the Portuguese cities of Almada, Amadora, Loures, Odivelas, Oeiras, Portimão and Sintra signed the Paris Declaration to end the AIDS epidemic in cities. Joining Cascais, Lisbon and Oporto, 10 Portuguese cities have now signed the declaration. In signing the Paris Declaration, mayors commit to putting their cities on the Fast-Track to ending the AIDS epidemic.  Portugal has been a pioneer in the AIDS response since the outset of the epidemic, creating enabling legal environments, enacting progressive drug policies and making HIV treatment free for all, regardless of their migration status. Portugal continues to lead today, driving community-based care models and promoting better integration of health-care services.

UNAIDS joins United Nations and world leaders to stand together against sexual exploitation and abuse - 2018/11/23

As part of the United Nations Secretary-General’s strategy to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation and abuse, global leaders have come together to issue a statement reaffirming their personal commitment to eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse across the United Nations system. In the statement, the leaders recognize the unique responsibility of the United Nations to set the standard for preventing, responding to and eradicating sexual exploitation and abuse within the United Nations system, address its impact effectively and humanely and safeguard and empower survivors.

Better integration of mental health and HIV services needed - 2018/11/23

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October each year. This year, UNAIDS is highlighting that governments need to do more to integrate mental health and HIV services. People living with HIV are at a greatly increased risk of developing mental health conditions, often suffering from depression and anxiety as they adjust to their diagnosis and adapt to living with a chronic infectious disease. People living with mental health problems can also be at higher risk of HIV. The risks are exacerbated by low access to information and knowledge of HIV, including how to prevent it, injecting drug use, sexual contact with people who inject drugs, sexual abuse, unprotected sex between men and low use of condoms.

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时讯|第五届全国艾滋病学术大会内容速递: 流行情况、防治进展和反歧视 - 2018/10/9

9月27日上午,第五届全国艾滋病学术大会开幕。来自国内外3000多名学术界人士齐聚一堂,交流分享中国乃至世界艾滋病及相关疾病防治最新信息、成果与进展,共同分析探讨其新挑战与新趋势。

The need to scale up integrated TB/HIV care - 2018/10/9

Global leaders met for the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis on 26 September. The meeting was a critical moment to drive the delivery of political commitments and ensure a people-centred and coordinated tuberculosis (TB)/HIV response.

An opportunity to end two of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases: TB and HIV - 2018/10/9

The World Health Organization recently released its Global tuberculosis report 2018. Although it shows encouraging pockets of progress in responding to tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in some areas, it paints a rather bleak picture on ending the dual epidemics by 2030.

Programme Assistant - 2018/9/26

UNAIDS China office programme team to carry out administration related tasks.  Programme support: Support programme advisers to review general communication, including correspondence that the UNAIDS Country Office receives and to field inquiries from national partners and provide responses with the supervision and clearance of the programme team where needed; 

Russian Federation commits to reach 75% antiretroviral therapy coverage in 2019 - 2018/9/26

The Russian Minister of Health, Veronika Skvortsova, has reiterated the commitment to reach the targets agreed at the 2016 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS. “We have to provide every person living with HIV with quick access to the correct treatment. The Ministry of Health plans to increase the coverage of people living with HIV who know their status on antiretroviral therapy to 75% by 2019, and by 2020 the figure should reach 90%,” said Ms Skvortsova at the 28th meeting of the Health Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States, held in Saransk, Russian Federation, on 4 September 2018.

New model drug law launched in western Africa - 2018/9/26

Unjust laws can prevent people from accessing the services they need to prevent or treat HIV, and people who use drugs need help and care, not punishment—these are two of the messages from the new Model Drug Law for West Africa. Launched on11 September in Dakar, Senegal, the model drug law aims to guide policy-makers in the region on how to better frame their drug laws.

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