In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, we’re highlighting the relationship between racial discrimination and HIV. This year, the United Nations is focusing on a review of the International Decade for People of African Descent undertaken by the Human Rights Council in Geneva. In line with Achieving Together’s mission, we’re focusing specifically on the impact of racial discrimination on health and HIV.Continue reading “Racial Discrimination and HIV”
February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year’s theme, “We’re in This Together” promotes working collectively to stop HIV stigma and end HIV among disproportionately affected Black communities.Continue reading “National black hiv/aids awareness day”
Samy Nour Younes is a trans actor and activist who seeks to highlight the diversity of the transgender experience. In doing so, he calls attention not only to the struggles of the transgender community, but also to the triumphs. Watch his six-minute TED talk, A Short History of Trans People’s Long Fight for Equality:Continue reading “A Short History of Trans People’s Long Fight for Equality”
Equity is one of six guiding principles for the Achieving Together plan and movement, reminding us to:
- Focus on strategies that will create access to resources and services for all people, eliminate inequities, and increase people’s capacity to make decisions that affect themselves, their families, and their communities.
- Focus especially on those communities that face the biggest barriers affecting their access and ability to focus on HIV prevention, treatment, and care services.
Achieving Together partners believe that all people should have the opportunity for good health. That’s why equity is one of our guiding principles.
Achieving Together aims to reduce health disparities and connect people to high quality prevention, care, and treatment. In order to make an impact, we need to address the underlying systems that prevent some people from having the same opportunities to achieve optimal health.Continue reading “The Cliff of Good Health”