Positive Living Association (PLA)
We have become stakeholders of NELP (Network of Low HIV Prevelance Countries in Central and South Eastern Europe) ...
We want to take international attention to our region because of serious HIV problems in Middle and South Estern Europe. In this sense, HIV Activists met in Budapest between 24 – 27 June 2011 and we have founded the Network of Low HIV Prevel...
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The HIV/AIDS Law Draft for Turkey
Positive Living Association,6  July 2011 in Ankara, with the participation of public institutions and foundations  organized a meeting  for  “the HIV / AIDS Law Draft for Turkey” at Odak Group Workshop.The Associati...
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While decreasing in the world, HIV/AIDS is increasing in Turkey
According to the findings of UNAIDS, in 2008 the number of people having been contracted HIV/AIDS in the world decreased, however, the figures in Turkey turn out to be the opposite. While decreasing in the world , HIV/AIDS in the world is increasi...
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Two new studies confirm antiretrovirals can prevent HIV transmission: Call for human rights-based guidance on PrEP and ART as prevention
Two new studies confirm antiretrovirals can prevent HIV transmission: Call for human rights-based guidance on PrEP and ART as prevention   Amsterdam, 18 July 2011 - Preliminary results from two large studies have now shown that a daily ant...
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The HIV / AIDS Law Draft for Turkey
Positive Living Association,6  July 2011 in Ankara, with the participation of public institutions and foundations  organized a meeting  for  “the HIV / AIDS Law Draft for Turkey” at Odak Group Workshop.The Associati...
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The team who activated the world is in Istanbul for challenging with HIV/AIDS
Suppoted by Volkswagen  Abbot,”Move The World” visited İstanbul within their tour around the world for calling attention to challenge with HIV/AIDS. Under the leadership of AIDS activist Joachim Franz and his team came together...
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Hundreds of people gathered at Istanbul- Turkey for
LIGHT A CANDLE, TOUCH THOUSANDS LIVES! 28th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial was organised with the theme “Touching Lives” firstly in Turkey by Positive Living Association on 15th of May, 2011. Hundreds of people gathered in T...
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We participated in the workshop on the anti-discrimination and equality commission law
Positive Life Association (PLA) was invited to “The Workshop on Anti-discrimination and Equality Commission Law”,organized by the NGO Collective Working Groups of Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TGNA). We participated in the regiona...
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We offered HIV/AIDS education to the M.A.C Artists-2009
We have given HIV/AIDS education approximately 100 M.A.C’s makeup artist in the 27-28-29-30 October and 2 November 2009. M.A.C has 9 stores in Turkey. We explained HIV’s epidemiology in Turkey and in the world, HIV and AIDS’s medical dimension...
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HIV-positive individuals is removed immigration and Travel Ban to the U.S
Obama signed very great importance for HIV Ryan White Care Act, the ACT in the past week to emigrate to America or Americans, and intend to travel. In a ceremony held in Washington, and before Bush's time in the HIV-positive individuals to travel ...
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We were in Brussels to participate the European Treatment Group (EATG) 's organization for people living with HIV…
Among 6 to 8 November 2009 the European Treatment Group (EATG) 's for people living with HIV organized "Advocacy Training" program, we were in Brussels to participate in this organization. From approximately 14 countries, with 26 peers and instruc...
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Field treatment of HIV-positive individuals Period Life Expectancy Continues to Increase..
New HIV diagnoses expected life span of individuals has increased every year, at least in countries with rich resources for individuals living with easy access to treatment able to live longer. Would expect that an individual's life expectancy for...
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We attended ECAB’s meeting in Brussel…
We attended 7 to 9 May 2010 Blu SAS Hotel in Brussels, by delegates from 20 countries and 25 ECAB (European Community Advisory Board) 's HIV drug producing and drug companies have routinely participated in the consultation meeting. Portugal, S...
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Positive Life Association was in 3rd Ekmud Congress!
We opened a stand for the first time at Ankara Sheraton Hotel on the 3rd EKMUD (Turkey Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Specialist Association) congress. From 12 to 16 May 2010 approximately 500 the experts in infectious disease re-c...
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Enhanced services for PLHIV
  The report about enhanced services for PLHIV is available!   The report, which was published on December 2009, follows a project managed by PLA during one year, about enhanced services for PLHIV. The project aimed to state the prob...
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We will be at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna
 PLA will be participating in International AIDS Conference in Vienna between 18-23 July 2010     *We will have booth in Global Village (No: 667) with the message "Turkey STILL needs more positive Attention".   *We will...
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"Raising awareness of NGOs, GOs, MPs regarding human rights of PLHIV and improving national response to HIV/AIDS"
The project for « raising awareness of NGOs, GOs, MPs regarding human rights of PLHIV and improving national response to HIV/AIDS” has begun!   This project aims to achieve universal access for all People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in T...
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The Notes are About HIV in Europe Organization (October 2009/Stockholm)
    HIV in Europe is a pan-European initiative initiated in Brussels in 2007. The initiative provides a European platform for exchange and activities to improve early diagnosis and earlier care of HIV across Europe. The initiative is d...
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Because of “Global AIDS Day on December 1” Gümüşhane Deputy Doç Dr. Kemalettin AYDIN Made Conversation in T.B.M.M General Assembly!!
AYDIN said that, “Mr. President, dear members of parliament, today I want to talk about AIDS/HIV which is a major problem in the world since 1980, as known a plague of age and it has started to seen in our country and 3.671 events had declared to...
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For Preventing the Spread of HIV, Anti-Retroviral Treatment is in the World Agenda
14-15 October in 2009, civil society organizations from all over the world come together as the Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART) to stop the spread of HIV is an important method of prevention was discussed. In 2-4 November, participants also publi...
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Positive Living Association team and members met at dinner…
All of us, Positive Living Association volunteers, those who consult, consultants, board members and that all team met in a boat on November 14, at 19:00 in Sariyer!!! The purpose of this dinner is that to bring together Positive Living Associati...
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We organized Positive Women’s Day…
  Because of March 8 International Women's Day, as HIV-positive women, sisters, mothers we came together in association for the first time, on Saturday March 13, 2010. In this meeting we as women have decided to meet each month and have dec...
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The project was started about Awareness and Advocacy for the Rights of people living with HIV/AIDS- march 2010
We start our work with the most extensive project which we run so far in terms of advocacy. This project post heavily about people living with HIV who have trouble to access treatment employment right and study of changes in legal structure and d...
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We attend The 4th Region Meeting of Global Fund, East Europe and Central Asia Region
We attend The 4th Region Meeting of Global Fund, East Europe and Central Asia Region We attend The 4th Region Meeting of Global Fund, East Europe and Central Asia Region 17th-19th September!... The meeting was about the problems of People Living...
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We had a meeting with doctors on Taxim Hill Hotel on 5th October!
We had a coctail on Taxim Hill Hotel on 5th October!   Positive Living Support Centre has been start to work with the support  The programme of HIV/AIDS prevention and support which coordinate by Ministry Of Health and Global Fund . In...
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Invitation Of The Living With HIV and Our Rights Training !
Invitation Of The Living With HIV and Our Rights Training !   Donate from Global Fund Coordinate by Minsitry Of Health   If You are willing to protect yourself from stigma and discriminaiton by learning your rights you can attend to...
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We were in BarisaRock Festival as HIV positive Books!
We were in BarisaRock Festival as HIV positive Books!       Meaning…The books in the library were humans… And the subject matter of the books were their lives… We were there as HIV+ books….( http://www.yasayankutuphane.org )
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We were in the news on Today’s Zaman!
We were in the news on Today’s Zaman!   It is stil the ‘Unspoken Disaese’ one that is perceived to exist abroad but not in Turkey itself. Most media stories focus on HIV/AIDS in other countries while the existence of people living with t...
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We were in Ankara for the “HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Innovation of Treatment Symposium”
  HATAM organized “HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Innovation of Treatment Symposium”  on 30th October in Ankara…   The Symposium performed in Hacettepe Culture Center with attendance of UN and NGO’s agents, Pharmacy Companies rep...
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TOG, Y-PEER and PLA were together on 1st December World AIDS Day!
The peers of  “ The Peer Training of Reproduction of Health Project “ which is running by TOG, got together in Ankara on Nov 30th – Dec. 2nd. 23 trainer who attend different Peer Education Programs and joined Y-Peer’s team got together on...
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The report of “Sensibility and Vulnerability of PLWHIV in Turkey” has been published
The report of “Sensibility and Vulnerability of PLWHIV in Turkey” has been published   United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been published of the report of “Sensibility and Vulnerability of PLWHIV in Turkey”.   In this ...
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Dance for life!
Dance4Life started out as a direct response to the fact that HIV and AIDS are hitting the world’s young people the hardest. Of the 12,000 people infected every day, more than half are under 25 years old. Today’s generation of young people don’t...
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Being positive with a positive look at life - Turkish Daily News
24.05.2008 Turkish Daily News Page.15 Being positive with a positive look at life YASEMIN SIM ESMEN ISTANBUL - Turkish Daily News AIDS is considered to be one of the deadliest illnesses in today's world. It is estimated that 33.2 milli...
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NEARLY THREE MILLION HIV-POSITIVE PEOPLE NOW RECEIVING LIFE-SAVING DRUGS
But access to prevention and treatment still lacking for millionsGeneva, 2 June 2008 — The close of 2007 marks an important step in the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Nearly 3 million people are now receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in lo...
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POSITIVE LIVING ASSOCIATION HAD A MEETING TO DISCUSS THE MISSION AND VISION OF THE ASSOCIATION
As you know, we established our association with people with HIV, their relatives, doctors and activists 4 years ago. We had a lot of goals and dreams while establishing this association. We carried out most of them, but we could not some of them...
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Ministry of Health Explained Statistics of HIV/AIDS of 2008
TURKISH REPUBLIC MINISTRY OF HEALTH EXPLAINED STATISTICS OF HIV/AIDS OF 2008 East Europe, one of neighborhood regions of our country has HIV epidemic that spreads very fast in the world. In 2001, it was predicted that 250.000 infections aroused i...
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We are on the streets
 Our First Time On the Streets on December,1 (Global AIDS day)! We, as people with HIV, their relatives, We, as activists of PLA that work for HIV/AIDS, We, as women organizations, We, as youth organizations, Turkish Medical Students Unio...
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Afterwards South East Europe Meeting About HIV/ May 2009
South Europe meeting about HIV/AIDS was implemented on May 6-8, 2009 in Europe. Here are the results of HIV Training and Resource Initiative meeting: -HIVTRI (HIV Training and Resource Initiative) Report
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Violation of Rights of PLHIV II
The report about violation of rights of people living with HIV in Turkey of 2007-2008 was published. The model cases in the report were collected from the reports that were formed in the context of social support and legal services for people liv...
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Local and International Connections with PLHIV are getting stronger!
Positive Living Association participated into training called "Treatment and Advocacy" in the coordination of European AIDS Treatment Group in Brussels in June. PLA also joined to HIVEurope Group Meeting in April and HIV/TRI South East Europe Meet...
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We came together to discuss about refugees living with HIV/AIDS
We came together to discuss about refugees living with HIV/AIDS on June 11, 2009 in Positive Living Support Center. The people who are interested in that issue and NGOs participated into this meeting. We realised that refugees living with HIV/AI...
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We met a Venezuelan activist !
          Recently the team of “Positive Living Association” had the chance to meet, Feliciano Reyna, the executive president of the Venezuelan association “Acción Solidaria”. This man, who h...
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