London – Unitaid has joined the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and local partners to fund a campaign to persuade young people in Kenya to screen for HIV and get treatment if they test positive. Mounting evidence shows that men, especially those in their twenties and thirties, are not accessing […]
The ATLAS project in West Africa: a big innovation at local level to achieve the global HIV screening goal by 2020January 29, 2019
Dakar – HIV self-testing will be more widely disseminated and promoted in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal so that people with the highest risk of contracting HIV can know their serological status in full confidentiality and contact treatment and prevention services. The ATLAS project, which involves HIV self-testing and free access to information about one’s health […]
by Shama Karkal and Bhumika Nanda Urban economies are rapidly changing: 52% of the world is now urbanized (compared to 39% three decades ago), and India’s urban population is projected to reach additional 300 million more by 2050 (World Cities Report-2016). Urban India contributed 63% of India’s GDP in 2014 and is expected to contribute three-fourths of […]
By Karl Hofmann, President and CEO, PSI Last year saw the hopeful — such as strong political to end the world’s biggest infectious disease killer, tuberculosis — and the dispiriting — such as the return of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. But instead of rehashing the moments of 2018 already chronicled and […]
Amsterdam, 25 July 2018 – Unitaid stepped up its drive to revolutionize HIV diagnosis with today’s launch of two grant projects that promote self-testing as a key to turning the course of the world’s HIV epidemic. Unitaid’s investments in HIV self-testing now stand at more than US $100 million. The new projects, with partners MTV […]
Pretoria – Unitaid and South Africa’s National Department of Health have launched a partnership to accelerate the country’s efforts to prevent and treat HIV and tuberculosis. South Africa is home to the world’s biggest HIV/AIDS epidemic, as well as one of the highest TB burdens. The joint endeavour will introduce HIV self-screening, expand access to […]
USAID Awards Global Contract to PSI and Partners to Advance Malaria Service Delivery in 30 CountriesFebruary 22, 2018
Washington, D.C. – PSI is excited to announce that it has been successfully awarded a new contract by USAID to support the Presidents Malaria Initiative to Advance the Progress of Malaria Service Delivery (APMSD) in 30 malaria-affected countries. The project, worth over $160 million USD over five years, will be delivered by a consortium of core […]
It has been inspiring to see the international community embrace the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Even more encouraging are the growing recognition of the critical role the private sector has to play, and the push for meaningful public-private partnerships (PPPs), in order to reach these goals. Read more.
What does a non-profit leader need to survive at Davos? When Kate Roberts of Population Services International wrote a survival guide for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, she covered everything from what shoes to wear to where to have a nightcap. Read more.