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Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Affordable ARVs in China

The paper attempts to document the recent developments, opportunities and challenges in intellectual property rights and access to affordable medicines in China. The structure of the paper is as follows. Firstly, the paper starts with the epidemiological situations on HIV and hepatitis B in Chinamore


Best practices guidance in conducting HIV research with gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in rights-constrained environments

This guidance is jointly developed by UNDP, amfAR’s MSM Initiative, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), and The John Hopkins University-Center for Public Health and Human Rights (JHU-CPHHR). The guidance aims to maximize the benefits to MSM, communities, and researchers, and tomore


The Role of Human Rights in Responses to HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Respect for and the protection of human rights are paramount to the successful implementation of public health programmes and by consequence, human development. As the 2010 United Nations outcome document on the MDGs states, “ The respect for and promotion and protection of human rights is anmore


The Future of AIDS Coordination

The purpose of this Discussion Paper is to raise contemporary issues that inform policy dialogue regarding the coordination and management of National AIDS Reponses. The paper considers current HIV and health policy debates as well as global funding trends, arguing that how countries govern andmore


Women and HIV in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Development Practitioner’s Guide

In Asia and the Pacific, the impact of HIV is most evident at the household level, where once again, women are at the fore. Women, as caregivers, workers and surviving spouses, generally bear the brunt of the often devastating consequences of HIV. This practitioner’s guide builds on experience frommore

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