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  • Measuring the impact and meaning of advocacy can be difficult. Often goals are achieved or real progress is made, but documenting the role of advocates in those successes can be a challenge. At the same time, campaigns may not achieve every goal to change policies, fund programs or pass legislation, but still have advanced an issue, broken new ground or taken important steps. Those evaluating campaigns may not be able to show the impact of advocacy or see the signals of progress. Yet it’s critical to assess strategies in real time. AVAC has attempted to maintain a close eye on its work, gauging both success and areas where more work or different thinking is needed.

    October 25, 2021
    General
    Kevin Fisher
  • In this round-up you’ll find opportunities to register for a webinar on cure research and preview a new course on GPP. In case you missed them, scroll down for resources that cover a spectrum of issues crucial to the progress of HIV prevention today. We hope you’ll watch, read, learn and join the conversation!

    October 20, 2021
    AVAC
  • In a new blog post, journalist and HIV prevention advocate Anna Miti provides context and perspective on introducing the ring in Zimbabwe. Read The Dapivirine Vaginal Ring: Gone far and far to go to learn what’s at stake in Zimbabwe and anywhere women need better choices for HIV prevention.

    October 14, 2021
    AVAC
  • Journalist and advocate, Anna Miti, provides a backgrounder on the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring — what it is, the approval process for this prevention method so far and why the Ring is so important.
    October 13, 2021
    Anna Miti
  • New research from AVAC and partners shows promising approaches to reach adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) with comprehensive and integrated services for HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Join a webinar on October 14, 8-9am ET / 2-3pm CAT / 3-4pm EAT to discuss these findings, progress to date and context-specific realities.

    October 6, 2021
    General
    AVAC
  • AVAC applauds the Biden-Harris Administration on the nomination of John Nkengasong, a bold and inspiring choice, as the next US Global AIDS Coordinator to head the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), one of the most dynamic and effective foreign assistance programs ever developed.

    September 27, 2021
    General
    AVAC
  • Today, world leaders attending the 76th United Nations General Assembly will join a US-convened Global COVID-19 Summit. This meeting will tackle key decisions about how the world will respond to COVID-19 but it must also set an action plan for global pandemic preparedness for years, and even decades, to come.

    September 22, 2021
    General
    AVAC
  • The latest entry in the Protecting Global Gains series, In Thailand, Telehealth Moves PrEP Out of the HIV Clinic, profiles how Thailand trained lay providers—health workers without formal medical certifications—adapted to offer PrEP at community clinics nationwide during the pandemic.

    September 16, 2021
    General
    AVAC
  • We have a number of new resources and opportunities including applications for the 2022 cohort of Advocacy Fellows, PEPFAR and the Global Fund updates, more on the Imbokodo HIV vaccine trial, updated infographics looking at the years ahead in HIV prevention and an upcoming webinar on multipurpose prevention products.

    September 15, 2021
    General
    AVAC
  • The last PEPFAR strategy 2017-2021 announced in 2017 by then-Secretary of State Tillerson was a brief document outlining a strategy for thirteen priority countries. Its announcement came as a surprise to many since it had been developed without civil engagement.

    September 7, 2021
    General
    AVAC

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