LEARNING July 17, 2018

APCOM To Hightlight Asia Pacific At AIDS 2018 Conference

Bangkok, Tuesday 17 July 2018: Asia Pacific HIV and rights community network APCOM is gearing up for a full schedule of activities at the world’s biggest global HIV conference AIDS 2018 which takes place next week in Amsterdam. Based in Bangkok, APCOM represents and works with over 200 community organisations across 38 countries throughout Asia and the Pacific to inform …

LEARNING September 14, 2017

World Health Organization’s Collaboration with APCOM in Amplifying HIV Responses among MSM and Transgender Communities in Asia and the Pacific

World Health Organization (WHO) has been a long-standing actor who paves the way to accomplish an AIDS-free generation. In achieving such vision, WHO understands that, as the fight against HIV and AIDS shifts from an emergency response to a long-term response, the role of civil society organizations (CSOs) and the community members of the affected populations becomes even more critical. While influencing governments to take a …

LEARNING September 5, 2017

MSA Workshop on Marketing and Corporate Communication

The workshop, which was conducted for one and a half day from 29th to 30th of August 2017 in Courtyard by Marriot Bangkok, aimed to equip the participants with valuable insight and skills into communication theory, practices, and strategies, as well as with various creative ways of engaging their stakeholder through corporate branding, corporate publications, community engagement, online presence, media …

LEARNING November 1, 2016

MSA Workshop on Strengthening Programme Management System (Second Batch)

Conducted in Kathmandu from 24 to 27 October 2016, the second batch of the Strengthening Programme Management Systems Workshop aimed to improve the project management proficiency of community organisation partners under Multi-Country South Asia HIV Global Fund Programme (MSA) in: creating, designing and managing quality programs and projects – to a highly successful state of conclusion. constructing a well-designed set of Standard …

LEARNING August 30, 2016

MSA Workshop on Developing Effective Leaders to Good Governance

On August 22-24, a three-day workshop to improve South Asian community advocates’ leadership skills was conducted by APCOM in Bangkok. Titled “Developing Effective Leaders Resulting to Good Governance”, the workshop was attended by 29 HIV service delivery project managers and officers from nine community organisations from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Nepal under Multi-country South Asia Global Fund HIV Programme …

LEARNING August 18, 2016

Multi-Country South Asia Global Fund HIV Programme in AIDS 2016

The International AIDS Conference is the biggest gathering of experts, opinion leaders and community advocates on any global health or development issues in the world. First convened during the peak of AIDS epidemic in 1985, the Conference continue to provide a distinct platform for the intersection of advocacy, human rights and science in eradicating the epidemic. AIDS 2016, or the …

LEARNING August 3, 2016

5 Campaigning Insights Drawn from IDAHOT’s “Developing Public Campaigning Strategies” Meeting

Exchanged campaigning insights from brilliant LGBT advocates around the world you must know is here!

Across different regions, LGBT networks and organisations who aim to build the strategic capacities of LGBT advocates have come to a shared analysis that there is a need to provide the advocates with: a theoretical and historical background knowledge to social change, campaigning and creative activism; a capacity to make informed choices on strategies and tactics in line with their …

LEARNING July 15, 2016

The Importance of Branding in an HIV Testing Campaign

Back in the AIDS 2016, Durban, South Africa, TestBKK team, represented by Communication Officer Safir Soeparna, was invited as one of the facilitators for “Let’s Lead Our Own Campaign” workshop. The workshop aimed to equip the community advocates with innovation and the use of social media in campaigning HIV-related responses, including the health of gay and bisexual men. Within the …

LEARNING March 9, 2016

Pacific LGBTI Health Workshop

As part of the inaugural 2016 ILGA Oceania Human Rights and Health Conference in Wellington, New Zealand, Pacific Sexual Diversity Network (PSDN) and APCOM are proud to be hosting the “Pacific LGBTI Health” workshop on 10 March 2016, 3pm-4:30pm. The workshop aims to bring together advocates from the Pacific region to discuss the health needs of the Pacific LGBTI community. …

LEARNING February 16, 2016

MSA Workshop on Strengthening Programme Management System (First Batch)

Conducted in Bangkok from 25 to 28 January 2016, the Strengthening Programme Management Systems Workshop aimed to improve the project management proficiency of community organisation partners under Multi-Country South Asia HIV Global Fund Programme (MSA) in: creating, designing and managing quality programs and projects – to a highly successful state of conclusion. constructing a well-designed set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) The …