This blog is one of the main ways that the NGO Delegates and the CF Team share information about the work of the Delegation and forthcoming PCB meetings. We encourage you to comment and/or ask questions. The posts are listed in order of most recent. Navigate this page by using the search function or the checklist system on the left to narrow down your search by PCB meeting, theme, or any other tag or key word.

Universal Access to AIDS Treatment, Now!

Blog23 September 2010 by N. Siniora[PDF][print]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2010

AIDS Activists at World Summit in NYC Protest Obama for “Broken Promises that Kill”

Group demands funding for universal access to treatment for AIDS to fight pandemic

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High Level Meeting on AIDS hosted by DFID

Blog26 April 2010 by N. Siniora[PDF][print]

March 9, 2010

A High Level Meeting on AIDS was hosted by DFID on Tuesday 9th March with attendees from East and Southern Africa and beyond, including Ministers, academics, activists, pharmaceutical industry and the donor community. Participants renewed a shared, and urgent, commitment to meet the goal of Universal Access to comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support – championed by the UK in 2005; they also agreed that AIDS must remain high on the international agenda, as we head towards the MDG summit and G8 and G20 meetings of 2010 – the year the goal set by the G8 falls due.

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Accounting for Universal Access: The 2010 Reviews

Blog26 April 2010 by N. Siniora[PDF][print]

In February 2010, UNAIDS called for an international effort to renew commitment for countries to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.

“Countries are urged to undertake an open and inclusive consultation process—bringing together governments, development partners, civil society organizations, networks of people living with HIV and community groups to review the progress made in reaching country targets for Universal Access.” - Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS

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MDG Civil Society Hearings: Call for nominations of civil society speakers

Blog30 March 2010 by N. Siniora[PDF][print]

Act now! Be heard!

Now Open. Call for nominations of civil society speakers for Informal Interactive Hearings of the United Nations General Assembly to provide input to the MDG Summit

Deadline for nominations of speakers is April 16

FIVE things you can do right now

Share this AIDS Advocacy Alert as widely as possible

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Elimination of HIV transmission from mother to child by 2015 within reach

Blog8 March 2010 by N. Siniora[PDF][print]


Press Release

Dramatic reduction in malaria deaths by 2015 possible; on track to meet global TB targets

Geneva – Virtual elimination of mother to child HIV transmission by 2015 is now within reach if current rates of progress by Global Fund-supported programs and other efforts are maintained. Malaria may be eliminated as a public health problem within a decade in most countries where it is endemic. Tuberculosis prevalence in many countries is declining and the international target of halving TB prevalence could be met by 2015.

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Representing Civil Society on the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board