Posted by ARASA on November 26, 2015



The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa is active at ICASA 2015!
Presenting an overview of our activities and the full schedule of the Human Rights Networking Zone

Sunday, 29 November
Beyond rhetoric: Strengthening linkages to address stigma and discrimination
Time: 08:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Bronte Hotel
Key Populations Leadership in Africa hosted by AIDS Alliance
HeJin Kim (Regional LGBTI Programme Officer) presents ARASA/Enda Santé/UNDP Global Fund regional proposal 
Time: 08:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Monday, 30 November
Welcome to the Human Rights Networking Zone 
Time: 10:45 AM – 11:15 PM
Venue: Human Rights Networking Zone
Using TRIPS and other regional instruments for greater access to HIV medicines and commodities

Lynette Mabote (Regional TB, HIV and Human Rights Advocacy Team Leader) represents ARASA
Time: 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Think-Tank Workshop
Michaela Clayton (Director) presents 'Re-framing work on HIV, Health & Social Justice in East & Southern Africa'
Time: 12:45 – 2:15 PM
Venue: Rainbow Towers, Committee Room 5a & b
Programming for Access to Justice and Care

Nelago Amadhila (Advocacy Officer) presents on 'HIV/TB in Prisons: Promoting Prisoners´ Rights Through the Courts'
Time:45 PM – 6:15 PM
Venue: Jacaranda 1 & 2

Tuesday, 1 December – World AIDS Day
Routine for you, but not for me!
Satellite Session hosted by ARASA and ITPC
Michaela Clayton (Director) and Lynette Mabote (Regional TB, HIV and Human Rights Advocacy Team Leader) present at this in-depth discussion on the state of viral load testing in Africa
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Venue: Rainbow Towers, Committee Room 6
Poster Presentations

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM
Venue: Exhibition Hall
Jacob Segale (Training and Capacity Strengthening Team Leader) presents 
1. Strengthening Organizational Based Monitoring and Evaluation Techniques and Systems Can Enhance Quality Results and Impact in Post 2015 Programmes
2. Protecting Rights of Key Populations through Strategic Litigation a Stepping-stone for post 2015 HIV and AIDS Response: a Zimbabwean Case Study
3. Best Practices Model for Human Rights Based Response to HIV and AIDS Post 2015: a SADC Case Study
Nelago Amadhila (Advocacy Officer) presents  
1. HIV and TB in Prisons: Advocating for Re-integration policies to Ease Recidivism and Curb HIV/TB infections in the Community

Wednesday, 2 December
Leading and Managing Local and Regional NGOS in Africa hosted by SAfAIDS
Michaela Clayton (DIrector) on panel to present on Effective Governance: How can we Establish and Build Boards that Contribute Meaningfully towards an Organization’s Mandate?
Time: 4.45 – 6:00 PM
Venue: Crown Plaza Hotel

Thursday, 3 December 
Plenary Session
Michaela Clayton (Director) presents: Succeeding with programmes, failing with the law?
Time: 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM
Venue: Main Auditorium
Meeting of regional civil society organisations at ICASA on AIDS2016
Co-hosted by ARASA

Time: 6:00 – 8:00PM
Venue: Harare City Library