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Dr. Gottfried Hirnschall is the Director of the HIV/AIDS Department and the Global Hepatitis Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO). Also he is an advisory board member of Youth against AIDS. In the fight against HIV/AIDS, he is particularly counting on the help of young people from all over the world. At the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam he told us why.

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Today, we would like to introduce you to our Team-Lead Frederik Bümel, who is responsible for the Finance Unit.

Youth against AIDS launched the global movement for AIDS 2018 in Mumbai, India.

Today, more than 37 million people worldwide are still infected with HIV. The international education initiative Youth Against AIDS (YAA) wants to change that and end AIDS. As the official partner of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018), it is now continuing its fight against AIDS worldwide. Following the international campaign launch in New York, the education initiative presented its global Youth against AIDS (YAA) movement in New Delhi and Mumbai and not only collaborates internationally with organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) or UNAIDS, but also partnerships with various NGOs to put an end to HIV and AIDS […]

Roman Malessa, Maximilian Wolf, Daniel Nagel, Marlon Jost presented the YAA campaign in New York.

The educational initiative Youth Against AIDS (YAA) is enforcing the role of the youth in the fight against HIV/AIDS. As official partner of this year’s 22nd International AIDS Conference, 300 youth activists will represent their generation’s interests in summer in Amsterdam. The campaign plays around with common misperceptions and mobilizes youths to volunteer ans was presented on March 14 in New York. Youth against AIDS captures common misperceptions won HIV and AIDS. The most-awarded youth-led awareness campaign remains true to its approach: Sex education at eye level and by direct speech. „AIDS is so 1980.“ „Nobody dies of AIDS.“ „AIDS […]