Sub-Working Group on STIs/HIV

Improving the lives of those living with STIs/HIV/AIDS through strengthening prevention and care efforts in crisis-affected settings.

Overview

The STIs/HIV Sub-Working Group is a dedicated group of IAWG members working to facilitate global collaboration among the IAWG member agencies and with external stakeholders to improve the lives of those living with STIs/HIV/AIDS and to strengthen prevention and care efforts in crisis-affected settings.

Priority Objectives

  1. Sharing information among sub-working group members on STsI/HIV-related efforts, updates, new programs, promising practices, and innovations.
  2. Collaborating with Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV in Emergencies (IATT HIV-E) to coordinate IAWG’s sexual and reproductive health inputs into the task team’s implementing mechanisms.
  3. Ensuring STIs/HIV is integrated into IAWG meeting through presentations and materials.
  4. Reviewing and adapting advocacy messaging around Evidence for Contraceptive Options in HIV Outcomes (ECHO) trial results and sexual and reproductive health and STIs/HIV integration.
  5. Conduct a landscaping activity to better understand ongoing STIs/HIV programming in emergencies and identify potential gaps.
  6. Fundraising for additional priority activities.

Leadership

  • Women's Refugee Commission

STIs/HIV/AIDS

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