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Join the #PEPFARWatch webinars to building community priorities for #COP22

01/19/2022

The PEPFAR Watch network will be holding a series of webinars in January and February 2022 in order to assist in defining the technical detail on community priorities.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest source of funding for the HIV response globally. It is critical that this money is used in accordance with the needs of people living with HIV, Key Populations, and other affected communities.

In order to ensure this, PEPFAR Watch brings together activists ahead of the COP planning process cycle to develop a priority list of recommendations to demand from PEPFAR. This will be the basis of what you demand from the PEPFAR teams throughout the COP cycle.

If you’re interested in joining any of these webinars then sign up below.

All webinars will take place at DC 8 am | Johannesburg 3 pm | Nairobi 4pm. Simultaneous translation will be available in French and Swahili.

Please click on the links below to register for each call:

-> 18 January: PEPFAR COP 2022 Introduction/Checklist Call
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArdeytqjsuHtU9cb9_noyj7mBw9AH4ECwW

-> 19 January: HIV Testing Strategies — Implications for programs NOW and in COP 2022 Implementation
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvcemhqTwjE9MVWcBTusdEXMdXofmwDyod

-> 20 January: Dealing with the data — Accessing PEPFAR and other data to strengthen your advocacy
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkd-igrTMiGN1zoOaodTE9QcnyoJzwlMcg

-> 25 January: Strategies to improve access to HIV testing, treatment and care for key populations (sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender people, and people who use drugs)
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrc-iprjwiHNNiDGWI3QMRu7YEi0c4p41H

-> 26 January: Prioritising interventions for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) including DREAMS programming
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tc-uhrjIpGtzmJcsS61bPtbhsoN4gDHYw

-> 27 January: Improving the rollout, uptake, and retention of PrEP
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpd-GoqDstEt2D8LmVkLQATT-RVEwQP4BY

-> 1 February: Improving HIV retention — how do we get people to start and stay on treatment
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuf-mtqT0tG93QxT6bTs4K3QTvzjf6aMW4

-> 2 February: Advocacy for community-led monitoring in COP 2022
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqf-ytqDgvGteSKOp4YIjFLKqPA9bAUHSQ

-> 3 February: Promoting interventions for viral hepatitis and harm reduction in COP 2022
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qcOurrzIpHt1ZE7KLvrl29B3RGwpdqpAK

-> 9 February: Interventions for AIDS/advanced HIV disease including TB and cryptococcal meningitis
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuceusqj4vGNJkhRra4uu6UqaRuFtkaVFY

-> 10 February: Finalizing your checklist and preparing for COP 2022 planing meetings
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuduiorzMqHddwVqv3HCUHSUEcpxd2CTxh

-> 22 February: COP 2022 Advocacy using the “Measuring Up” report
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcod-mupzIjGtXubgMF7clJegYnjPRxAltO

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