At its 47th meeting, the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) agreed that the topic of the thematic segment of its 49th meeting would be “What does the regional and country-level data tell us, are we listening, and how can we better leverage that data and related technology to meet our 2025 and 2030 goals?”.The thematic segment will take place on 10 December 2021.
The thematic segment will provide an opportunity for the PCB to discuss how the availability and strategic use of high-quality, timely and reliable data is critical to ending AIDS as a public health threat. In particular, the thematic segment will focus on the following issues:
To inform the session, UNAIDS is seeking case studies of where high-quality, timely and reliable data has effectively been used for target setting, resource allocation, for maximising service coverage and for data-driven policy change.
Scope of submissions
Specifically, UNAIDS is seeking examples in the following areas:
Who can submit?
UNAIDS welcomes submissions from national AIDS programmes; Ministries of Health and other relevant Ministries; civil society organisations particularly those representing or providing services to people living with or affected by HIV and key populations; academic institutions; national human rights institutions; United Nations system and other international organizations; and other national or local entities involved in planning, implementing and monitoring of regional, national and sub-national HIV responses.
How will the submissions be used?
The submissions will be used to inform the background note to the UNAIDS 49th PCB Thematic Segment. Some submissions may also be selected to be presented during the Thematic Day on 10 December 2021. Finally, all the submissions received before the deadline of 25 October 2021 will be compiled in a document on good practices which will be posted on the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board website
Submissions are accepted in English and French.
The submissions must be made through the electronic submission form by close of business Monday 25 October 2021:
For more information on the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, please see: http://www.unaids.org/en/aboutunaids/unaidsprogrammecoordinatingboard/
For questions on this call for submissions of good practices, please contact Chris Fontaine [email protected] and Adriana Hewson [email protected].
Thank you for your time and attention.
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This online survey will provide information, including quotes/anecdotes and data, for the annual report of the NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB). The report will be titled Left Out: The HIV Community & Societal Enablers in the HIV Response and it will be presented at the 49th meeting of the UNAIDS PCB in December 2021. Your opinions and ideas provided through this survey will help the NGO Delegation produce a report that will dispel doubts about the centrality of societal interventions in the HIV response for Key Populations (KP) and other vulnerable groups such as women and girls, adolescents and young people (AYP), and migrants. The report will define societal enablers and explore in-depth the importance of four societal enablers in particular - education, employment, healthcare, and laws and policies. It will argue the case that societal enablers can significantly improve access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care for KP and other vulnerable groups. Below are examples of societal enablers:
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