The latest policy paper from the UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development focuses on how we can learn from the response to HIV and AIDS to galvanize our approach to global health
This paper identifies the HIV response as one of the most successful and innovative of recent global movements, with the potential to champion a more integrated and collaborative response to global public health issues.
Drawing on case studies from our membership, the paper explores the ways in which the HIV response has reverberated across health systems, playing a key role in improving access to health services and medicines, highlighting and addressing the shortcomings of national and local health systems, improving quality of care and helping to decrease stigma of marginalised populations. It also considers the role of communities as ‘critical enablers’ in the HIV response and the potential this has given civil society to push for greater accountability and transparency from government agencies. Finally, the paper considers the evidence for treatment as prevention, and makes a set of recommendations for reaching specific HIV-related goals as well as broader public health goals.
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