amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Community Advocacy and Policy

Photo: Adam’s Love, The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Photo: Adam’s Love, The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre

TREAT Asia plays a key advocacy role in the region by using the data gathered through the network to make the case for evidence-based HIV programming. TREAT Asia works closely with individual country-based and regional advocates and amfAR’s Washington, D.C.-based Public Policy Office to develop strategies for urging governments, HIV/AIDS organizations, donors, and pharmaceutical companies to invest in broader access to affordable, high-quality HIV and co-infection treatment, and for the removal of barriers that prevent many people from accessing care. Too often, these barriers include stigma and discrimination, and TREAT Asia advocates improving the human rights of all people living with HIV, including MSM and PWID, and supports national and regional programs working to empower them.

Featured Articles

PrEP Acceptability Among Female Sex Workers in Thailand: Key Research Findings

New Recommendations for Treating Hepatitis C Among People Who Inject Drugs

Fighting HIV Among MSM and Transgender Individuals in Myanmar

New Videos Combating HIV Stigma Are Broadcast Across Thailand

How Activists Are Driving Down the Cost of Hepatitis C Treatment in Asia

Addressing HIV Among Transgender Individuals in Asia

TREAT Asia’s New Program to Help Build Regional Youth HIV Advocacy Capacity

Adam's Love Launches Edutainment HIV Website Targeting MSM in Taiwan

Be the Change This International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

UNAIDS Holds Civil Society Meeting on Fast-Tracking the End of AIDS

The Philippines Holds First Annual National HIV Testing Week

amfAR’s Pediatric Cure Think Tank Features Thai Study

Expanding Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV in Thailand

The High Cost of Free Trade for People Living with HIV in the Asia-Pacific

Shining a Light on HIV Awareness in Hong Kong

New Hope for Cambodian Children

Taking Discrimination to Court in India

Policy Brief: Sexual and Reproductive Health of HIV-Positive Women in Asia

Online HIV Awareness Campaign Debuts in Malaysia

Merck Cuts the Price of Hepatitis C Drug

Policy Brief: Hepatitis C and HIV – Addressing the Dual Epidemic

Celebs Tweet for HIV Awareness in Indonesia

WikiLeaks Reveals How the TPP Could Limit Treatment Access across the Asia-Pacific

New Report Calls for Better HIV Care for Adolescents in Asia

The World Bank Invests in Ending AIDS - The TREAT Asia Report interview: Dr. Jim Kim

New Agreement Could Facilitate Production of a Generic Oral CMV Treatment

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Preserves Access to Low-Cost Drugs

Preventing forced Abortion and Sterilization

A New Celebrity-Focused HIV Campaign Hits Indonesia