The First Malaria World Congress

Where: Melbourne, Australia

When: 1-5 July 2018

Key Themes: Malaria Today – The recent history and present of malaria control and elimination efforts.

  1. Putting Malaria Elimination into a Global Health Context – How malaria sits within the broader global health context, with focus on the Sustainable Development Goals, Universal Health Care and health security.
  2. Meeting the Challenges of Malaria Eradication – How we move forward together to enable sustainable impact in malaria endemic countries.

For more information about the Congress and how to register please visit: www.malariaworldcongress.org

Invitation: High Level Political Forum Side Event, New York. 17 July 2017

Support for this side-event is provided, in part, by the Free Space Process

Community action across the SDGs is key for ensuring effective and sustainable solutions, innovative approaches and partnerships and addressing the holistic needs of individuals served. None of the SDGs can be achieved without fully supported, fully funded and fully engaged local communities.

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Advocacy Alert: Ensuring Better Sustainability, Transition and Co-Financing Component in the Global Fund 2017-2019 Allocation Cycle

Civil Society Sustainability Network

What is this Information Note about?

This advocacy alert aims to create awareness and provide attention to opportunities within Global Fund processes and mechanisms in order to integrate and improve the quality of activities related to Sustainability, Transition and Co-financing (STC) in Global Fund funding requests (formerly known as “Concept Notes”) and the grant-making process during the 2017-2019 allocation cycle.

Even if your country has submitted a funding request for Window 1 or 2, there are still opportunities to include STC-related activities in the grant request or during implementation.

Who is this Information Note for?

This information is intended for community, key populations and civil society actors with some level of engagement in Global Fund processes at national and regional levels. CCM members representing civil society – those who are and will be engaged in country dialogues and civil society groups in countries that are transitioning or preparing for transition – are the primary audience of this advocacy alert.
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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

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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