mobilizing and supporting communities and decision-makers for an effective response to the AIDS pandemic

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For more than 25 years ICASO has advocated for and facilitated the inclusion and leadership of affected communities in the effort to end to the AIDS pandemic, with human rights always at the center of its work. ICASO’s approach is based on our theory of change: policy analysis and strategic information gathering and dissemination; developing effective community leaders and; advocacy for accountability.

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Recent News

Impact of Global Fund Transition on Sustainability of Harm Reduction Programs

ICASO supported the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) to document the impact of Global Fund partial or complete withdrawal on the sustainability of harm…

Key Populations and the Global Fund: Delivering Key Results

These advocacy briefs  by Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) and the Free Space Process, with support of ICSS and ICASO, examine the evidence around the vital…

Civil society welcomes a fully funded Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

For Immediate Release Montreal, Canada, September 17, 2016 – The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), International Council Of Aids Service Organizations (ICASO)…

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Featured Resources

More Than a Seat at the Table: A Toolkit on How to Meaningfully Engage as Civil Society HIV Representatives

ICASO is pleased to announce a new toolkit on meaningful civil society engagement on country coordinating mechanims. The goal of the toolkit is to support civil…

Handing over Health:Experiences with Global Fund Transitions

This discussion paper presents a brief review of some of the current transition literature, paired with interview data from three country case studies. It…

Q&A on the Global Fund’s New Eligibility Policy and Sustainability, Transition and Co-Financing Policy

A new resource answering 10 questions concerning the Global Fund’s new Eligibility Policy, adopted in April 2016.    

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