Posted by ARASA on July 15, 2014

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Sunday, 20 July

 9:00 - 15:45

Urban Workshop, 50 Lonsdale St

Beyond Blame: Criminalisation Pre-conference

(Michaela Clayton: Co-chair)

17:00 - 19:00

HRNZ, Global Village

Human Rights Networking Zone Opening Reception

(Michaela Clayton: Speaker)


Monday, 21 July

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary 1

MOSY01: ‘Trends in AIDS

Financing and Effectiveness of current investments’

(Michaela Clayton: Co-chair)

12:30 - 14:30

Exhibition hall, ground level

Poster presentation:

"Scaling up Human Rights and Treatment Literacy Training: a critical stepping-stone for improved Access to Treatment in Malawi."

(Jacob Segale: Presenter)


Tuesday, 22 July

 10:00 – 11:00

Booth #816, Global Village


Advocacy and research partnerships to tackle TB & HIV in African mining communities

(Lynette Mabote: Co-facilitator)

 15:00 - 17:00

Crown Plaza Hotel

SAfAIDS@20 Fair

Talk show on Africa Cares for Key Populations: Today and the Future

(Jacob Segale: Panellist)

Wednesday, 23 July

 11:00 – 12:30

Plenary 1


Action and Advocacy: Mobilising for an effective response

(Michaela Clayton: Co-chair)

14:30 – 16:00

Booth 816, Global Village

ARASA/Section27/KELIN: “The use of human rights literacy as strategy for community empowerment”: Making human rights the core of the HIV and TB response

(Lynette Mabote: Co-facilitator)

 15:00 - 15:30

HRNZ, Global Village

Launch of ARASA HIV and Human Rights in Southern and East Africa, 2014 Report

(Guest Speaker: Hon Michael Kirby)

 16:00 – 18:30

Treatment Access Networking Zone, Global Village: ABIA’s International AIDS Observatory: “New Trends in HIV Prevention and Treatment: Increasing civil society collaboration and rights-based approaches”

(Lynette Mabote: Presenter)

 18:30 – 20:30

Satellite sessionRoom 101-102

Joint Satellite Session of ITPC, Pangaea Global and ARASATREAT PEOPLE RIGHT -The critical role of communities in HIV treatment scale-up

(Michaela Clayton: Panellist)

 Thursday, 24 July

 11:00 – 12:30

Room 109 -110

Skills building workshop co-hosted by ARASA and AIDS Legal Network

“Criminalisation, the barrier to effective response to HIV in Africa”

(Michaela Clayton: Co-facilitator)


GFAN Networking Zone, Global Village

Mechanics of Human Rights in the Global Fund

(Michaela Clayton: Panellist)


 11:00 – 11:45

Booth 816 Global Village

“Be A TB Hero”: Six I’s for HIV/TB Communication and Advocacy Toolkit”

(Lynette Mabote: Presenter)

 12:30 – 14:30

Exhibition hall, ground level

Poster presentation: “A patient centred approach to HIV/TB prevention, care and support: Perceptions of nurses, patients and community members on HIV/TB co-infection and nurse-patient relationships”

 (Lynette Mabote: Presenter)


 12:30 – 14:30

Exhibition hall, ground level

Poster presentation: “Cross-sectoral coalition building and advocacy for LGBTI rights in the context of SRHR in Southern Africa” 

(Felicita Hikuam: Presenter)


14:30 – 16:00

Global Village

Webinar virtual engagement session: What is needed to make human rights the core of the HIV and TB response through the sustainable development goals?

(Lynette Mabote: Panellist)