2022 Rome Action Plan on Paediatric HIV & TB
GNP+ commits to:
73. Mobilize the PLHIV (people living with HIV) and KP networks, in particular adolescents and women living with HIV, to increase treatment literacy, demand generation, advocacy, and monitoring to increase access to services for prevention and treatment of HIV during pregnancy and breastfeeding
74. Raise awareness and advocacy for research and policy that support the needs of women and children during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
 The GNP+ commitments are aligned to GNP+ new strategy 2023-2025. The commitments herein shall be reviewed from time to time as appropriate and to adapt to external environmental changes.
GNP+ commits to:
148. The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) committed to mobilize the PLHIV and KP networks, in particular adolescents and women living with HIV, to increase diagnostic literacy, strengthen advocacy for diagnostics, address stigma, and promote demand generation and monitoring to increase access to diagnostics for children living with HIV – including Point of Care diagnostics.
149. Promoting peer to peer support structures to promote greater use of HIV prevention, treatment and care services among children. point of care early infant diagnosis.
All partners commit to:
163. Address inequities by tackling the stigma and discrimination in communities, schools, and healthcare settings that prevent children living with HIV from accessing testing and treatment.
164. Increase literacy about CD4 testing and viral load and promote a client-centred approach to support expansion of access to viral load for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children on treatment, including at the point-of-care.
165. Review and assess emerging co-infections for immunocompromised infants and children, including those with advanced HIV disease, such as severe bacterial infections, fungal infections, and others for country consideration and implementation.
166. Engage affected communities for input and guidance on investment and programmatic priorities, provide support to in-country civil society organizations to engage in advocacy and demand creation for new tools, and ensure data is publicly available to support communities and civil society to monitor progress regarding uptake and implementation of essential diagnostic tools.
GNP+ commits to:
328. The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) committed to mobilize the PLHIV and KP networks, in particular adolescents and women living with HIV, to increase treatment literacy, demand generation, advocacy, and monitoring to increase access to treatment for children living with HIV.
329. Raising awareness in global fora about the structural barriers to diagnostic and treatment of children with HIV. Including Stigma, discrimination, criminalization, and violence.
330. The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) committed to mobilize the PLHIV and KP networks to address inequities in children by tackling stigma and discrimination in communities, schools, and healthcare settings that prevent children living with HIV from accessing testing and treatment.
331. Raising awareness in global fora about the unmet diagnostic and treatment needs of children affected by HIV including access to Early Infant Diagnostics (EID), Post Exposure Prophylaxis during breastfeeding and access to ARV’s.
332. Support treatment preparedness programs, ensure improvement of treatment awareness among caregivers of children of all ages and adolescents, and work jointly with other stakeholders on treatment literacy and demand creation for new paediatric formulations.
333. Promoting peer to peer support structures for mental health support and to promote greater use of HIV prevention, treatment and care services among children.
334. Increase literacy among communities about Advanced HIV Disease (AHD) among children, promote adherence and advocacy to promote a client-centred approach to support expansion of access to viral load for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children on treatment, including at the point-of-care.
335. Support Community Led Monitoring to gather evidence for improved quality of services for children affected by HIV including supporting communities to rapidly communicate treatment disruptions, and shortages with key national and global health actors for rapid response actions.
336. Mobilize PLHIV, KP networks and communities to help build treatment literacy, generate demand, and expand access to ARVs among children.
337. GNP+ commits to convene communities and Civil Society and activists concerned about access to treatment for Children affected by HIV under the End Paediatric AIDS in Children (EPIC) initiative for collaboration and join advocacy work.
338. GNP+ Commits being strategic community partner alongside ICW and Y+ Global in the Global Alliance to end AIDS in Children; being part of the steering committee, working groups and supporting country networks to engage meaningfully to meet the objectives and goal of the Global Alliance.
339. Building strong community voice at global and national level particularly of young people meaningfully representing and advocating for children's access to HIV prevention and treatment.
340. Through The Young Emerging Leaders program, we will recruit 5 YEL –children to support representation and advocacy at global influencing platforms. Additionally, through our EPIC program we will build the capacity of 30 community activists (mama and papa bears) who will engage in national and grassroots level advocacy for children including during national level.
341. Collaborate with Global and national health actors – UN agencies, researchers, funders, program implementers to inform policy, resource and program planning, implementation and monitoring that impact access to HIV diagnostics and treatment among children. – Includes being part of Coalition of Children Affected by AIDS (CCABA), Global Alliance etc
 GNP+ commitments are anchored in our GIPA principle and will be guided broadly by the 4 key commitments.