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Request for Application: Senior Advocacy, Programmes and Policy Officer

Request for Application: Senior Advocacy, Programmes and Policy Officer

GFAN AP is seeking a colleague to expand and strengthen its advocacy, policy and coordination efforts to support activities in line with its Theory of Change to involve and reach targeted key audiences including communities and civil society, donor countries, governments and parliamentarians, and the private sector and private foundations in Asia-Pacific.

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World Tuberculosis Day 2024

World Tuberculosis Day 2024

On 24th March 2024, the world commemorates World Tuberculosis (TB) Day with a resolute spirit, affirming that “Yes, We Can End TB”. The Asia-Pacific region continues to have the highest TB burden. Over 80% of the TB infection and TB-related death happens in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, the Southeast Asia region carries the highest TB burden among all regions with 46% of all new TB infections.

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International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

The theme for 2024 International Women’s Day is ‘Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress’ and on International Women’s Day, GFAN AP, ICW AP and W4GF celebrate the strength, meaningful contributions and resilience of women in all of their diversity worldwide in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria.

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Working together to strengthen the foundations of GFAN AP

Working together to strengthen the foundations of GFAN AP

In September 2023, world leaders gathered to endorse the second United Nations (UN) Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), titled “Universal Health Coverage: Expanding Our Ambition for Health and Well-Being in a Post-COVID World.” The inaugural UN Political Declaration on UHC, charted in September 2019, set the trajectory for the global community to attain UHC by 2030 and to leave no one behind which is reinforced in 2023.

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Universal Health Coverage Day 2023

Universal Health Coverage Day 2023

In September 2023, world leaders gathered to endorse the second United Nations (UN) Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), titled “Universal Health Coverage: Expanding Our Ambition for Health and Well-Being in a Post-COVID World.” The inaugural UN Political Declaration on UHC, charted in September 2019, set the trajectory for the global community to attain UHC by 2030 and to leave no one behind which is reinforced in 2023.

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Calling for community-led HIV responses – #LetCommunitiesLead

Calling for community-led HIV responses – #LetCommunitiesLead

In 2022, despite progress, AIDS claimed a life every minute, totalling 630,000 deaths from AIDS-related causes. Out of 39 million people living with HIV globally, 29.8 million receive life-saving treatment. Concerningly, 9.2 million are not receiving treatment, and 2.1 million are not virally suppressed. Unacceptably, treatment coverage for children and adolescents is low, with 660,000 children (43% of the 1.5 million) living with HIV not receiving treatment. In 2022, 23% of new infections occurred in the Asia-Pacific region, where HIV numbers are rising significantly in some countries.

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