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Men living with HIV in serodiscordant relationships who desire a child/children

Raoul Fransen-dos Santos1§ and Mauro Guarinieri2

§Corresponding author: Raoul Fransen-dos Santos, International Civil Society Support, Eerste Helmersstraat 17-B3, 1054 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel: +31 633 318 019. (rf@icssupport.org)

Keywords: HIV; HAART; serodiscordant couples; pregnancy; stigma

Received 14 December 2016; Accepted 27 December 2016; Published 8 March 2017

Copyright: © 2017 Fransen-dos Santos R and Guarinieri M; licensee International AIDS Society. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Fransen-dos Santos R and Guarinieri M. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2017, 20(Suppl 1):21749 Read more

ICSS staff publishes in latest Journal of the International AIDS Society

ICSS’s Senior Policy Adviser, Raoul Fransen, has published an article in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. The Viewpoint piece, entitled “Men living with HIV in serodiscordant relationships who desire a child/children”, provides an overview of barriers to men who want children, noting that “[t]reatment access has become a game-changer for many, but societal attitudes and understanding of ‘living with HIV’ in a serodiscordant relationship may take longer to change.” Read more

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ICSS Executive Director receives honourary doctorate from UvA

9 January 2017 – International Civil Society Support’s Executive Director, Peter van Rooijen, received an honourary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam for his work nationally and internationally in the fight against AIDS.

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ICSS Executive Director appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

June 2013 – ICSS Executive Director Peter van Rooijen was appointed an ‘Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau’ (Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau) at the annual HIV benefit gala AmsterdamDiner. It is bestowed for outstanding service to the community. The royal award was presented to van Rooijen by Lilliane Ploumen, Minister for International Trade and Development Cooperation, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Mabel. Ploumen called van Rooijen a “pioneer” in the national and international fight against AIDS.

Peter was recognized as a long time advocate and leader in AIDS advocacy organizations. Since 1984, Peter has served on the boards of numerous local and international organizations in the global health field, directed several key organizations, been a key civil society voice since the foundation of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and helped establish and support numerous networks and organizations supporting AIDS advocacy among affected populations.