AIDS society of Asia and the Pacific

ASAP is

An International Non-Governmental Organisation, committed to reduce the transmission and impact of HIV and AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region.

  • Custodian of the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP)
  • An independent society of peak, national-level organisations from Asia and the Pacific region
  • Committed to encourage, promote and sustain coalition building, partnerships and alliances with regional Inter-Governmental and Non-Governmental Bodies
  • Involved in HV and AIDS policy development in the region
    Actively engaged in fostering public, private partnerships, advocacy and communication management efforts on major issues in HIV and AIDS
  • Deeply committed to equity in sexual and reproductive health, gender mainstreaming, serve GLBT interests and causes and effectively fight all discrimination against sex workers
  • Proud of its unflinching support to people living with HIV and AIDS on all fronts and has always encouraged and promoted GIPA principles.

Mission

ASAP is an independent non-governmental body of national research and advocacy organisations from Asia and the Pacific committed to reducing the transmission and impact of HIV/AIDS. It aims to:

  • promote opportunities for the discussion of HIV/AIDS issues and the exchange of relevant information and technologies
  • influence HIV/AIDS policy development in the Asia and Pacific regions and awareness of the gravity of the regional epidemic internationally; and
  • work with different regional sectors and stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific towards collective advocacy efforts.

Aims and objectives

ASAP aims to reduce the transmission and impact of HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific region. ASAP’s specific objectives include:

  • promoting opportunities for the discussion of HIV/AIDS issues and the exchange of relevant information and technologies;
  • influencing HIV/AIDS policy development in the region;
  • raising awareness of the gravity of the regional HIV/AIDS epidemic at an international level; and
  • working with different regional sectors and stakeholders towards collective advocacy efforts.

Achievement of aims and objectives

The aims and objectives will be achieved by:

  • ensuring the continuation of regional conferences;
  • developing a non-governmental voice on policy and advocacy which is based on expert knowledge across both the region and different areas of expertise;
  • building better links between researchers and other people involved in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia and the Pacific region;
  • helping to link national and regional HIV/AIDS organisations in Asia and the Pacific region;
  • acting as a bridge between HIV/AIDS organisations based in specific communities and more general HIV/AIDS organisations; and
  • doing anything else the Executive Committee considers necessary and/or desirable to achieve ASAP’s mission, aims and objectives.

Publications

ASAP promotes and stimulates opportunities for research, publication and communication. It publishes a quarterly newsletter that contains in-depth discussion on HIV and AIDS and offers the exchange of relevant information and technologies.

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