Building healthy communitiesJoin Us

Opportunities

Questions & Answers – Restricted Call

Questions and answers on the restricted call for Technical Assistance to Design an Economic Strengthening Programme for Young Women, issued by the Young Women & Girls programme. In relation to consultants: What is the expected timeframe for the consultation, proposal writing and finalizing the call for proposals? This short term assignment should be completed within a 2-3 week period, from 6-25 September 2017. If required the timeline can be extended to 29 September as the Call for Proposals will be published on 01 October 2017. What constitutes a Conflict of Interest on part of consultant / consulting organisation? The consultant /…

Making HIV testing accessible

HIV Testing Services are critical to the achievement of UNAID’s 90-90-90 targets as the gateway to a complete continuum of care. But for many people – particularly people from key populations like sex workers and men who have sex with men – the clinical setting is stigmatising and people are reluctant to disclose personal information to health workers. Others are not accessing testing and treatment because of poverty, rural isolation, family responsibilities or harmful gender norms and attitudes. The World Health Organization’s new guidance on HIV testing recommends the delivery of HIV testing by non-medical ‘lay providers’, often in community…