On 13th December 2017, ARV User Association (AUA) celebrated Dissemination meeting on AUA 15 year documentation at Tonle Basak II Restaurant, The meeting have objective: To share experiences, lessons learned, challenges of AUA’s 15 years works documentation to relevant government ministries, NGOs partners and other stakeholders To share experience of PLHIV in living opportunities in […]
AUA’s 2017 Annual Exchange Visit and Meeting
On 27-30 November 2017, AUA organized the 2017 annual exchange visit and membership meeting at Kompot province in order to: Learn more on treatment service of communicable diseases and HIV medication at ART clinic Share experiences and exchange information of treatment service procurement, ART medication consumption, health care and the experiences of family’s profit making […]
Training of Trainers Organized by UNDP and UNAIDS
On 17-21, July 2017, AUA Head Office’s program manager, Mr. Heng Chheang Kim, lead the members of AUA staff to join a work-related training committee which was organized by UNDP and UNAIDS in Siem Reap. The five-day intensive training was cooperatively trained with involving sector, Women’s Network for Unity(WNU). This training meant to instruct attendances […]
15 Years of Support for People Living with HIV
January 2017 is an important month for AUA. It’s our 15th birthday!
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Exchange Visit and Annual Meeting at Koh Kong Province, December 18-21
On 18-21 December, exchange visit to share experiences and Annual Membership meeting at Koh Kong Province.
International Volunteer Day: To Celebrate This Day We Interview AUA’s Volunteer
Australian volunteer Emily Lush has been with us at AUA since February 2016. We interviewed Emily about her work.
AUA in the Media – Coverage for World AIDS Day 2016
We would like to thank local newspapers The Phnom Penh Post and the Khmer Times, as well as our donor, USAID, for featuring AUA’s work this World AIDS Day!
Hands up for HIV Prevention – World AIDS Day 2016
With the theme ‘Hands up for HIV prevention’, World AIDS Day 2016 focuses on innovative strategies to stop the spread of HIV among vulnerable populations.
Transgender Awareness Week 2016
November 14–20 is Transgender Awareness Week – a time to raise the visibility of TG advocates and refocus global attention on the issues this community continues to face.
Field Visit with PSAD & SMARTGirl, Kampong Cham
Last week, AUA staff visited the SMARTGirl Club – an initiative of Phnom Srey Association for Development that takes a unique approach to HIV/AIDS prevention among entertainment workers in Kampong Cham province.
AUA Featured in Asia Catalyst’s Quarterly Newsletter
AUA is honored to be the subject of an organizational profile in the latest edition of Asia Catalyst’s Quarterly Newsletter!
United Nations Day 2016 – Cambodia Celebrates
October 24 is United Nations Day – a time to reflect on global progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to celebrate the achievements of UN agencies and their partners.
AUA Signs an Open Letter to Advocate for ARV Access
AUA is one of 95 organizations to sign an open letter to governments negotiating the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership). The trade deal includes intellectual property provisions that could threaten ARV access in Cambodia.
World AIDS Day 2016 Campaign Launch
The countdown to World AIDS Day 2016 has officially begun with the announcement that this year’s campaign will focus on ‘closing the HIV prevention gap’.
Staff Stories: Ms San Thida, Patient Assistant and Habitat Homeowner
As Patient Assistant at Meanchey Referral Hospital in Phnom Penh, Ms San Thida is responsible for ensuring that reception runs smoothly. She is also part of a team that refers patients to Build House Build Positive Lives
HIV Testing Counseling (HTC) Training, September 19 to 21
On 19 to 21 September , AUA staffs traveled to Kampong Cham to Participate in a training “HIV Testing Counseling (HTC) “ which was organized and supported by FHI360, and also Facilitated by NCHADS.
Workshop at Angkor Hospital For Children, September 8
On September 8, AUA staff traveled to Siem Reap to participate in the workshop Review of Educational Tools for HIV infected Children and Adolescent.
Research by KHANA Shows the Importance of Income Security in Combating HIV
A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health Research reveals the positive role livelihood projects can play in maintaining and upgrading PLHIV quality of life in Cambodia.
Photos from AUA’s Project Review Meeting, August 18-19
On August 18-19, 2016, AUA organized its Annual Project Review Meeting for all clinical and management staff in Kampong Cham province.
The 2016 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS is Now Available to Read in Khmer
Two months after it was adopted at the High-Level Meeting on AIDS, UNAIDS’ 2016 Political Declaration has been published in Khmer.
Workshop: Discrimination in Healthcare Settings, August 2
On August 2, 2016, AUA and Cambodian Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (CCW) hosted a special workshop on discrimination in healthcare settings.
Regional Rights Training with Asia Catalyst: Program Update
Back in 2015, AUA was selected as one of eight community-based organizations to participate in Asia Catalyst’s Regional Rights Training program.
Exchange Visit at Angkor Hospital for Children
There are an estimated 15,000 children living with HIV in Cambodia, all of whom require medical services and social support that is age-appropriate.
Just Published: Read AUA’s First Semester 2016 Brief Report
The First Semester Brief Report tells the story of AUA’s year so far, including program highlights from the first six months of 2016.
Recap of AUA’s PLHIV Advocacy Meeting, Kampong Cham, July 7
Following on from a successful advocacy meeting in Phnom Penh, AUA’s provincial field office hosted a session to discuss IDPoor on July 7 in Kampong Cham.
Photos from AUA’s Board Meeting, June 2016
Photos from AUA’s latest Board meeting, which took place on June 17 at Tonle Bassac II. Thank you to the Board members and management staff who attended!
Recap of AUA’s PLHIV Advocacy Meeting, Phnom Penh, June 10
On June 10, 2016, AUA staff and stakeholders gathered for a forum advocacy meeting at the Municipal Health Department in Phnom Penh.
2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS is Officially Adopted
The UN General Assembly has officially adopted the United Nations Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, committing to fast-track an end to the epidemic by 2030.
AUA Joins in on the Countdown to #HLM2016AIDS
This week AUA staff are joining in on the countdown to the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS (#HLM2016AIDS), which will take place from June 8-10 at the UN General Assembly.
UNAIDS Releases its Global AIDS Update for 2016
The UN has released its Global AIDS Update for 2016, a week before the High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS is scheduled to take place in New York.
Countdown to #HLM2016AIDS: AUA Contributes to Cambodia’s Position Paper
On June 8-10, the 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS (#HLM2016AIDS) will take place at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
New Technology Enables PLHIV to Report Discrimination
AUA is one of the latest organizations to take up iMonitor+, a mobile application launched by UNAIDS in Cambodia in late 2015.
A Look at the NEW AUA Membership Policy Brochure
This month AUA launched its latest Membership Policy Brochure, updated to include membership information for 2016 and a new, easy-to-read design.
Positive Prevention and B-IACM Training in Kep Province
From March 22 to 25, 2016, two groups of AUA staff travelled to Kep province to undertake refresher training on positive prevention and Boosted Integrated Active Case Management.
AUA Research Featured in a New Asia Catalyst Report
In Southeast Asia, widespread discrimination in healthcare settings undermines effective HIV response, according to a new report released this month by Asia Catalyst.
Annual Project Review Meeting (6th – 8th Jan, 2016)
Purpose of Project Review Meeting: The presentation of achievement of annual project by sites The review of all the last project activities. To improve the activities for the future. Find the challenge and solving the problem to improve. The presentation of NCHADs and FHI360 and cooperation after AUA finished this project. Announcement for finished the […]
Exchange Visit and Annual Meeting (17th-20th Nov, 2015)
Exchange visit and Annual meeting of AUA, on 18th Nov 2015 we have to visit and exchange visit at Sihanouk Referral Hospital about using the medicine of HIV and we received the good experience from doctor there and excellency Tea Phalla for share to the patience to good for care our healthy and received the […]
Annual Project Review Meeting (15th-17th Aug, 2015)
Mrs. Han Sienghorn, AUA Executive Director welcomed and thanked participants for coming and gave everyone the opportunity to introduce themselves and explained the purpose of the annual project review meeting. All participants were get the good experience of innovation from sites and discus to solve the challenges: Activities for the processed: All the presentation has […]
Exchange Visit to Siem Reap (16th-19th Dec, 2015)
The exchange visit to Siem Reap hospital, we are sharing our experience to PLHIV there and received more advice from doctor there about how to care heath? And how to care our member health is good? And our staff will sharing our all knowledge to our sites for make the good heath together. At the […]
Chicken Raising Technique Training
In cooperation with the Department of Animal Production and Health, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, AUA have delivered its first technique training of chicken raising to AUA members in both Phnom Penh and Kampong Cham province! Thanks to SEAD AUA is able to provide livelihood income generation to 30 members to develop their own business.
Quarterly OI/ART Staff Meeting (Sep 2013)
On 27th September, 2013 AUA conducted a quarterly meetings with service providers OI/ART On the positive prevention, care and OI/ART treatment at Phnom Penh Department of Health. This meeting was funded by the USAID-Flagship through KHANA. In this quarterly meetings participated by president of the AIDS Program of the Phnom Penh Department of Health, Operational District, Medical Services OI/ART, south, north and west OD(Operation […]
Support Package for Pregnant Women Living with HIV/AIDS
ARV Users Association (AUA) facilitates and provides transportation, food support to HIV pregnant women to delivery at health facility. AUA facilitates and provide transportation support to expose infant to PAC at referral hospital to do PCR test at 6 weeks and six months for enrollment on Pre-ART service and follow up This budget funded by […]
Livelihood Research Findings
AUA presents a livelihood research finding to other NGOs partners and staffs. HIV is a national health priority→ increased access to ART→ increased life expectancy But…not a lot of research has been done on the livelihood of PLHIV. AUA has identified the importance of income and livelihood opportunities for PLHIV. Interviews took place in hospitals, […]
Staff Development Training
AUA conducted Staff Development Training for three days on 17-19 August,2012 at Kampong Cham province. For this training there are 34 staffs from Phnom Penh and Kampong Cham. The objectives of this training are: 1-To build the capacity to project staff 2-To improve the quality of project staff implementation process 3-To reply the feedback of […]