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APCASO @ AIDS2018

All roads lead to Amsterdam this weekend as the 22nd International AIDS Conference opens this Saturday! Activists, researchers, and community workers will gather again in Amsterdam after 22 years at the largest conference on any global health or development issue. Carrying the theme, “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges”, AIDS2018 will highlight the latest updates on the science in ending the HIV pandemic, as well as innovative and new tools on prevention and treatment. Most importantly, this conference will feature effective practices by key population communities and the broader civil society in addressing structural, political, and social barriers of addressing the epidemic. Thousands of sessions will be...

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APCASO and ACT! AP drum up regional civil society and community priorities at the Interactive Civil Society Hearing on TB

06 June 2018 – The Interactive Civil Society Hearing in preparation towards the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis took place last June 4 at the United Nations Secretariat building in New York City, U.S.A. This meeting gathered around 400 civil society activists, community-based organizations, and TB affected communities to raise priorities and key asks of TB communities towards ending TB. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and UN President of the General Assembly (PGA) H.E. Miroslav Lajčák opened the Hearing along with Dr. Lucica Ditiu, Stop TB Partnership Executive Director, Dr. Eric Goosby, UN Special Envoy on TB,...

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We’re hiring!

11 May 2018 We have two new positions available! 1. FINANCE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT CONSULTANT  We are looking for a qualified individual or organisation to provide finance administration support consultancy. The Consultant’s main task is to support APCASO with financial system maintenance- and administration-related tasks, including: Support book-keeping and preparation of payment requests and transactions Support monthly consolidations of APCASO’s sets of accounts and provide consolidated monthly financial reports Ensure proper documentation and filing of all financial transactions and records Support and generate requested financial reports by programme teams and senior managements The contract period is for 6 months commencing 1 June...

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APCASO holds Partners Meeting as APCRG Platform host for 2018-2020; focuses on Stigma and Harm Reduction

Bangkok, 16 April – APCASO held on April 2-3 its 2018 Partners meeting as the platform host of the Asia Pacific Community, Rights, and Gender (APCRG) Platform for 2018-2020. Gathering 40 regional and country-level civil society and key population networks and community organizations working with and for TB, HIV, and malaria from eight countries in Asia-Pacific, the meeting aimed at re-launching APCRG and using the two-day meeting to consult with partners in enhancing access to Global Fund (GF), Community, Rights, and Gender (CRG), and other related information. Apart from the general introduction and sharing of the progress of APCRG...

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Putting vulnerable and underserved populations at the centre of UHC

29 January 2018, Bangkok – APCASO and the Global Fund Community, Rights, and Gender (CRG) Department have organized a follow-up to their UHC convening last year, this time again in the sidelines of the 2018 Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC). Titled “Achieving UHC Goals and an Inclusive Society by Putting Vulnerable and Neglected Populations at the Centre”, this event brought together key population networks, representatives of marginalized and excluded communities in and beyond TB, HIV and malaria, technical partners, and representatives from the government. The event expanded civil society coalitions engaging in the public discourse on universal health coverage...

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