Dear PCB Members, Colleagues and Partners,
The 51st UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) thematic segment topic will be “HIV and men, in all their diversity, how can we get our responses back on track?” and will take place on 16 December 2022.
The thematic segment will provide an opportunity for the PCB to discuss various approaches, promising practices, and community examples of engaging men in their diversity, including human rights and gender perspectives. Discussions on strategies to engage men and improve their uptake of HIV services and recommendations on global, regional, and country actions will be explored. In particular, the thematic segment will focus on the following issues:
Examples and learning from countries from different regions and across the Joint Programme will be highlighted during the thematic segment.
To inform the session, UNAIDS seeks case studies of successful programmes and approaches to engage men and boys in their diversity from various settings and where innovative approaches have been implemented to improve their access and uptake of HIV services.
Scope of submissions
Specifically, UNAIDS is seeking examples of approaches to engaging men. As you provide your information, UNAIDS is seeking details on the following:
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 men in all their diversity and men living with or affected by HIV and from key populations; academic institutions; national human rights institutions; United Nations system and other international organizations; and other national or local entities involved in the work on HIV and men and improving HIV service uptake for those who underutilize them.
How will the submissions be used?
The submissions will be used to inform the background note to the UNAIDS 51st PCB Thematic Segment. Some submissions may also be selected to be presented during the Thematic Day on 16 December 2022. Finally, all the submissions received before the deadline of 7 November 2022 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 through the below online forms by the close of business on 7 November 2022.
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 Paula Auberson-Munderi firstname.lastname@example.org, Lycias Zembe email@example.com and Adriana Hewson firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your time and attention.
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