FJN+ Newsletter – Volume 1

Published: February 1, 2012

Fiji Network of people living with HIV (FJN+) has a vision to ensure that HIV+ people re-main socially integrated and lead positive and productive lives. In practice, this principle is reflected in the four compo-nents of the FJN+ strategic plan, namely Advocacy and Commu-nity Education, Income Genera-tion, Care, Support and Treat-ment and Capacity Building.

Vision

People living with HIV re-main socially integrated and lead positive and productive lives.
Mission

To improve the quality of lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and their families

Objective

Ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS and their families have sustained access to a con-tinuum of quality treatment
 
Core Values and Principles

FJN+ has a set of shared core values and principles that un-derpin how FJN+ operates. FJN+ encourages collabora-tion and strives to work in partnership to promote the meaningful involvement of people living with HIV and/or AIDS in the response to the HIV epidemic. Tolerance, equality, empathy, compas-sion and respect towards others are core values of the organization, which facilitate commitment and dedication of staff, members and volun-teers in working to support the needs of PLHIV and their families.

FJN+ has been a member of the National Advisory Com-mittee on AIDS (NACA) since 2004 and participates in planning and decision-making processes of NACA.

FJN+ has participated at both national and interna-tional conferences and meetings both as an NGO and as a member of the gov-ernment delegation.

At community level, FJN+ has worked with over 60 communities around Fiji in the last two years with in-
formation about HIV, hu-manizing HIV infection, pro-moting VCCT and encourag-ing support for People Liv-ing with HIV through Step-ping stones, Life Skills and HIV 101 Training.
 

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