Advanced HIV Medications Pave the Way to Stigma Reduction

In the dynamic landscape of HIV treatment and research, significant progress has been achieved in the development of more effective medications and therapies. However, despite these medical advancements, the persistent shadow of stigma continues to cast a pall over individuals living with HIV. Despite the advances in treatment regimens that have transformed HIV from a […]

Advancing Community-Led Monitoring: Insights from the Regional Consultation Meeting

Upon identifying the need for a regional mechanism to monitor community-led monitoring in countries across the Asia-Pacific region, the Seven Alliance organized Line Up for Change: Collaboratively shaping the Asia Regional Observatory (ARO) Indicators. Held in Bangkok, Thailand on 11-12 September, with support from UNAIDS RSTAP, the regional consultation aims to identify a clear roadmap for […]

The Nexus of Politicized LGBT Issues and HIV/AIDS Control in Indonesia

In the lead-up to Indonesia’s impending general elections in 2024, the politicization of LGBTIQA+ issues is poised to take center stage yet again, steering the discourse in various directions. The prevailing sentiment among conservative factions in Indonesia perceives LGBTIQA+ individuals as divergent from societal norms. Capitalizing on this, politicians vying for the backing of conservative […]

Press Release APN+ Represents Seven Alliance at the launch of AIDS Update 2023, Political Leaders Across Asia Pacific Countries Must Embrace “The Path That End AIDS”

A new report titled “The Path that End AIDS” was released on July 13, 2023, in The Historic Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland, by UNAIDS. The report underscores the existence of a clear and achievable path to ending AIDS. This path will also help to facilitate preparedness for future pandemics and propels advancement towards achieving […]

ARVs Crisis – New Born Children with HIV in Sri Lanka are Calling Yo

In 2022, the worst economic crisis in more than 70 years hit Sri Lanka from multiple sides. The South Asian country is reeling from shrinking supplies of essential commodities and mounting citizen anger. The reason is, the foreign currency reserves that the country can use have been drastically reduced. Sri Lanka is struggling to repay […]

APN+ Held Its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Strategic Planning

From February 23 to 24, 2023, APN+ held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Strategic Planning. This event is conducted biannually. At the Strategic Planning, country members discussed several things, including advocacy priorities of the network and ways to improve the networks communication, strengthen the network and the Secretariat, and strengthen leadership within the network. […]

Safety Net Conducts Policy Forum on Harm Reduction for LGBTIQA+ Who Use Substances

Monday, 20 March 2023, Safety Net held a Policy Forum at Mandarin Hotel in Bangkok. Safety Net is a network of individuals, community-based organizations (CBOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working on substance issues in Thailand. The forum is on harm reduction for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, asexual and other sexually or gender diverse […]

Express Of Interest (EOI) – COVID-19 Vaccines Technical Assistance

TERM OF REFERENCE Technical Assistance to carried out the regional mapping and capacity building on COVID-19 vaccines BACKGROUND As vaccines has been developed to reduce the virus’s severity and complications from the COVID-19 infection with many developed countries have been able to ramp-up their vaccination program but different situation in less-developed and developing countries where […]

24 HIV & LGBTI Heroes To Be Honoured at Bangkok World AIDS Day Gala

Bangkok, 25 Oct 2018: A diverse and inspirational mix of 24 people and organisations from across Asia and the Pacific have been selected as finalists for this year’s HERO Awards, a gala World AIDS Day fundraising event taking place at Bangkok’s British Embassy in November. Standing for HIV, Equality and Rights, the HERO Awards is an […]