or many years the prohibitive prices of HIV medicines meant only the world’s wealthiest countries and people could afford them. While in the global north effective treatment was widely available from 1996 onwards, in low- and middle-income countries people continued to die in their millions. This is largely because pharmaceutical companies were unwilling to relinquish the monopolies granted to them under intellectual property rules to allow low-cost production of generic versions of their products.Download pdf
Practical guides for adolescents and young people, parents and caregivers, healthcare providers and implementing partners to keep young people healthy during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
This leaflet informs health providers about the dos and don’ts in service provision to adolescents and young people living with HIV. The leaflet was developed by and with young people living with HIV. It includes experience illustration, a charter for health facilities that offer friendly services and a scorecard that can be used to assess the quality of services provided to adolescents and young people living with HIV.
This booklet is for young people living with HIV who want to be involved in advocacy. The booklet asks some important questions about why you want to be an advocate, and the issues that you care about. It offers suggestions for ways to get involved, top tips for your work, as well as some words of inspiration from famous people.