he Namibia Networks of AIDS Service Organisations (NANASO) is a National network comprising of national networks of AIDS Service Organisations (ASOs). NANASO’s supports a 1000-strong affiliate network of AIDS Service Organisations and individuals. Services include Training, Advocacy, Libraries, Distribution hubs, Community fora and networks, building AIDS Competent communities and bridging the gap between local and national, communities.

NANASO strives for “A society freed from the threats of HIV/AIDS and other related health effects from HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, reproductive health and STI’s by 2030”. Our vision is “To be the primary national hub of HIV/AIDS network and support services for AIDS Service Organizations in Namibia”.

To bring together communities in a network that facilitates and mobilises change by addressing human rights issues arising in relation to HIV and AIDS. A network that can challenge forms of unfair discrimination on the basis of HIV and AIDS and to deliver a measurable response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic

To provide direct engagement with AIDS service organisations, individuals and stakeholders to address the needs, issues and challenges facing people living with HIV) To uphold the ethos and values as outlined in the HIV and AIDS Charter, which is a founding document of the organisation

Advocacy for increased funding to indigenous civil society organizations (CSOs)

Technical Support (TS) to national advocacy initiatives of member networks.

Encouraging and building capacity of national networks for greater involvement of CSOs in UNGASS and Universal Access processes

Building or forging of Strategic Partnerships with key partners for effective representation and advocacy at country, regional and international level.

To be the primary National Hub of HIV/AIDS network and support services for AIDS service organisations in Namibia

NANASO strive for: A society freed from the threat of HIV/AIDS and other related health effects from HIV/AIDS(Malaria, Tubercolosis, Reproductive health, STI’s) by 2030.

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NANASO Biennial General Meeting went Smooth

The umbrella body for HIV/AIDS in Namibia hosted its general meeting where members of Community based organisations, Faith based organisations,...

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ANASO will have a parallel evening event to commemorate the WAD and the organization’s 25th Anniversary. Yvonne Chaka Chaka to be the Guest of Honour at NANASO World AIDS Day Commemoration.