ASAP brings together women in all their diversity for the Global Fund Gender Equality Strategy


Market Assessment of HIV Diagnostics

ASAP has recently undertaken a project for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to conduct a market assessment of HIV diagnostics.

Strengthening Women’s Engagement with the Global Fund to Champion Gender Equality through the New Funding Model and Beyond [An ASAP joint project with the ATHENA Network]

Analysis of Gender-Responsiveness in Global Fund Programmes

ASAP iundertook a review for the Global Fund, with UN Women, to assess the extent to which countries are implementing gender-responsive HIV programming, in light of the Global Fund’s Gender Equality Strategy.

Global advocacy to end AIDS in children and keep their mothers alive

Since late 2010, ASAP’s Director has worked closely with the three co-founders of mothers2mothers, their leadership team and Board to undertake a substantial, systematic, scale-up of advocacy activities. Work included development of a strategic plan and identifying key intervention points.

Consultations with Global Fund Implementers

ASAP provided extensive support – including organization, facilitation, analysis and report-writing – for a series of four consultations with representatives of more than 70 countries implementing grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. This series of meetings was designed to support Implementers to engage effectively with the Global Fund Board and...

Global consultation with transgender activists from developing countries

In November 2011, ASAP’s Director Robin Gorna facilitated the first ever global meeting of transgender activists from the developing world. The goal was to develop better mechanisms for dialogue between transgender people from developing nations and the UN and the Global Fund. Discussion centred on the health and human rights challenges that transgender people face,...

The Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund

Development of a new funding mechanism to support global and regional civil society networks focusing on HIV. ASAP designed The Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund to secure stronger funding flows for civil society networks. The design process also assisted networks to help define and focus their work so as to create tangible benefits for...

Enhancing donor commitments to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

ASAP assisted PMNCH to develop, and play a part in implementing, a strategic engagement plan to enhance commitments by donor governments to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health. The goal was to support PMNCH and its key partners, among them the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General and the UN Foundation, to identify...

Preparation of UNAIDS guidance for partnerships with civil society, including people living with HIV and key populations

An extensive publication for UNAIDS on inclusive engagement with civil society, as part of the Getting to Zero strategy and in the context of the UN’s 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS. The final document – UNAIDS guidance for partnerships with civil society, including people living with HIV and key populations – provides detailed advice on...

Facilitating agreement on indicators to measure the gender aspects of HIV responses

A three-day technical consultation in New York in September 2011, bringing together 50 experts from 21 countries, from all continents. Under the title, Developing harmonized indicators for monitoring progress on gender equality dimensions of the HIV and AIDS responses, the meeting was convened by UN Women, in partnership with other UN agencies, as well as...

Evaluation of Living with HIV – a private sector initiative

An evaluation documenting the achievements of a pioneering Living with HIV programme for a major international, commercial bank. This longstanding global programme aims to raise awareness about HIV and to reduce stigma, both internally among bank staff and more broadly in local societies.