L'OPALS est une organisation médicale de solidarité internationale à but non-lucratif, indépendante de toute appartenance politique etconfessionnelle. L'OPALS promeut, renforce et développe les capacités humaines et matérielles des différentes institutions sanitaires et psychosociales des pays où elle intervient. L'OPALS élargit son champ d'action en dépassant son appui exclusif aux structures de santé dédiées à la seule prise en charge thérapeutique du VIH/Sida pour promouvoir notamment la santé materno-infantile et la lutte contre d'autres grandes endémies, paludisme et tuberculose notamment. ... [d'après les informations fournies par l'éditeur du site]
SAA's mission is to promote policies and research to support individual government's national response to the epidsemic in the continent. The goal of is to decrease the spread and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS and other STIs in the African continent, through various activities. [according to site editor's information]
DATA is an advocacy organization dedicated to eradicating extreme poverty and AIDS in Africa.
Founded by U2 lead singer Bono, Bobby Shriver and activists from the Jubilee "Drop the Debt" campaign in 2002, DATA calls on the governments of the world's wealthiest nations to keep their existing commitments to Africa and adopt new trade and aid policies that will help Africans put themselves on the path to long-term prosperity and stability. ... [according to site editor's information]
Website on the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, in Addis Ababa, December 4-8, 2011. Theme: "Own, scale-up and sustain".
Objectives of ICASA 2011:
•Serve as an advocacy platform to mobilize African leaders, partners and the communities to increase ownership, commitment and support to the response.
•Provide a forum for exchange of knowledge, skills and consolidation of experiences and best practices in Africa and around the globe to scale up evidence-based response on HIV/AIDS/STIs, TB and Malaria to achieve the MDGs.
•Use as a forum to link and hold accountable political and national leaders, the scientific community, practitioners, communities, civil societies, the private sector and partners to scale-up and sustain the response.
•Create opportunities to define priorities and set policy and program agenda to enhance mobilization and effective utilization of resources. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]