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UNODC Commemorates World AIDS Day 2020

1 December 2020, Vienna – On 1 December, UNODC joins partners in solidarity with the 38 million people currently living with HIV worldwide and remember the millions who lost their lives to AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic [Read more]


Leaving no one behind - Focus Group discussions to facilitate further consultation and deeper collaboration between relevant Law Enforcement stakeholders in HIV response 

In light of the development of the Strategy beyond 2021, UNAIDS initiated a review of evidence in order to provide better understanding of the results obtained under UNAIDS 2016-2020 Strategy, and to identify strategic priorities beyond 2021 to ensure that the world is on track to reach the Sustainable Development Goals target of ending AIDS by 2030 [Read more]


UNODC hosts global Expert Group Meeting for the development of monitoring tools for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in prison

23 November 2020 – Vienna: On 17-18 November, over 55 experts in HIV and health, the criminal justice system, epidemiology and M&E, as well as representatives of ministries, UN partners and academia, came together in a virtual expert group meeting to discuss the development of tools for monitoring epidemiological trends in mother-to-child transmission of HIV in prison and the availability of services to prevent such transmission [Read more]


Another step through the gate - Guidelines to prevent babies acquiring HIV in prison brought to over 150 key stakeholders in 21 countries

November 2020, Vienna – UNODC’s newly developed Technical Guide on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Prisons* was recently rolled out (...)  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the most recent training, for seven countries in South East Asia, was held virtually [Read more]


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