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ViiV Events and Symposia

During AIDS 2020: Virtual, we were excited to host a mixture of promotional and community symposia to share our latest scientific breakthroughs and community outreach.

Delivering an Integrated Approach for Adolescent Mothers and their Children; What can donors and partners do to help?

ViiV Healthcare Positive Action's AIDS 2020 Virtual satellite, co-hosted with the Coalition for young mothers, PEPFAR and the Global Fund sharing what’s possible, what’s challenging and the support required to deliver the draft advocacy agenda to support adolescent mothers affected by HIV and their children. Be invigorated by a shared vision and action plan. #TeenMomsAndHIV.

From surviving to thriving with HIV, what do people living with HIV want and need to achieve an optimal quality of life?

Panelists including Brent Allan, senior advisor for the International Council of AIDS Service Organisations and PP2 study advisor, Laurel Sprague from UNAIDS and Andrew Ullman from UNITE discussed the Positive Perspectives Wave 2 (PP2) study results highlighting the unmet needs of over 2,300 people living with HIV from 25 countries, as well as a policy manifesto that explores how PP2 findings can inform and shape HIV policies while measuring progress towards our 90:90:90 goals.

HER Voice Fund: Connecting in addressing Gender Based and Intimate Partner Violence faced by Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) in times of COVID-19.

Gender Based and Intimate Partner Violence, together with harmful gender norms and social expectations have continued to worsen in times of COVID-19. Hear from Y+, the HER Voice Ambassadors, UNAIDS and Global Fund representatives how the HER Voice Fund is trying to support AGYW and vulnerable communities in this time of crisis.

Positive Action: How arts and culture can spark change and combat stigma.

Exploring the role of ‘artivism’ in the HIV community, our Positive Action team hosted a live panel at this year’s AIDS 2020 Virtual titled, How Arts and Culture can Spark Change and Combat Stigma. An expert panel of individuals discuss the use of art and culture to start conversations, create connections, build resilience and help shift public consciousness on HIV in their communities.

Meet the selected Positive Action Challenge Award recipients.

Hear from ViiV, IAS, INPUD and the selected Positive Action Challenge award recipients as they talk about their community or peer-led initiatives that aim to provide comprehensive, innovative and accessible harm reduction services for people who inject drugs.

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