The North Star Alliance Clinic in Victoria Falls provides health services for hard-to-reach populations, mainly sex workers and truck drivers, while also offering services to the surrounding communities.
UNAIDS has received the LGBTI Citizenship Allies Award from Grupo Dignidade in recognition of its human rights-based approach to responding to the AIDS epidemic among gay men and other men who have sex with men.
Since the end of 2014, more than 200 cities around the world have signed the Paris Declaration and are addressing the significant disparities in access to basic services, social justice and economic opportunity towards ending the AIDS epidemic.
UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Latin America and the Caribbean Alejandra Oraa recently undertook a joint UNAIDS and UN Women mission to Argentina to meet with survivors of gender-based violence, as well as the groups and organizations working with them. #CSW61
“Today in Benin, for every 100 000 babies born, 335 women die giving birth. This is an example of the challenges we face. Women must be empowered to manage their own reproductive health and I am convinced that together we can improve the health of women and children in Benin.” —Claudine Talon, First Lady of Benin
"I would like to urge people to practice zero discrimination every day. Fear of HIV transmission and prejudice against people living with HIV are holding back access to treatment and care, employment and education.” —Apiwat Kwangkaew of TNP+
"The partnership with the hotel @InterContinentalGeneva has unlocked new opportunities for philanthropic and programmatic engagement and mobilized new actors for change.” —Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS
Stigma and discrimination undermine HIV prevention efforts by making people afraid to seek HIV information and services. #Zerodiscrimination means that all people are able to access HIV and other health services without fear of judgement or mistreatment.