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Un groupe de travail international a comblé une lacune de programmation globale avec la sortie d'un outil de prise de décision éthique testé et validé pour utilisation dans les organisations communautaires liés au VIH. L'outil, appelé 'décisions difficiles,' est le résultat d' un processus rigoureux de trois ans, et est conçu pour un travailleur de soutien employé ou pairs à utiliser lorsqu'ils sont confrontés à un dilemme éthique.
An international working group has filled a global programming gap with the release of a tested and validated ethical decision-making tool for use in community-based HIV organizations. The tool, called ‘Difficult Decisions’, is the result of a rigorous three-year process, and is designed for an employee or peer support worker to use when faced with an ethical dilemma.
This regional report evaluates both successful and failed economic empowerment programmes by sex worker-led organisations and non-sex worker-led organisations. The aim of the report was to document the lessons learnt and good practice examples to help build and strengthen the capacity of sex worker organisations working to promote the human rights of sex workers and to document sex worker-led responses in Africa.
The report details strategies used and outcomes achieved by five constituency-led global network organizations focused on key populations, providing numerous case study examples illustrating the concrete impact of advocacy at the global level.
This alert provides information and practical guidance for civil society organizations and key population networks on the updated country coordinating mechanism (CCM) Eligibility Requirements which came into effect January 1, 2015. The alert is also available in French, Russian, and Spanish.
Based on the wider collection of papers, this article presents three major clusters of recommendations:
- HIV programmes focused on sex workers should be prioritised, developed and implemented based on robust evidence.
- National political will and increased funding are needed to increase coverage of effective sex worker HIV prevention programmes in low- and middle-income countries.
- Comprehensive, integrated and rapidly evolving HIV programmes are needed to ensure equitable access to health services for individuals involved in all forms of sex work.
A comprehensive report on the AIDS response over the last 15 years. It includes lessons learned, challenges and gaps that remain, and actions for the future. The majority of information on gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people can be found in the "Key Populations" chapter, beginning on page 342.
Justice Programs for Public Health: A Good Practice Guide is a comprehensive tool both for justice organizations and funders interested in addressing pressing public health needs, and public health groups and funders that recognize justice is as critical to public health as medicine.
The purpose of this document is to assist those responsible for the continuum of HIV services to construct, analyze, and use the HIV cascade framework to improve HIV services by KPs and retention in those services. Intended audiences include ministries of health and other government agencies, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, HIV program managers, and researchers.
'MSMIT: A Comprehensive Guide ... ' is a new and critical tool for implementing comprehensive sexual health services with men who have sex with men has been developed by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV), together with UNDP, WHO, USAID, PEPFAR, and BMGF with contributions from over 100 experts from around the world.
The World Health Organization (WHO) anticipates releasing updated guidance on oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), containing tenofovir (TDF), as an additional HIV prevention choice. The new guidance is likely to be significantly broader than previously and creates real opportunities to move forward with implementing PrEP as part of comprehensive HIV programmes. This publication, produced collaboratively between UNAIDS, WHO and AVAC, is intended to complement WHO recommendations and support the optimal use of oral PrEP to protect individuals and contribute to ending the AIDS epidemic.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective in preventing HIV transmission. Oral PrEP has been evaluated in gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender women, heterosexual men and women and people who inject drugs. This question-and-answer document is intended to complement WHO recommendations (2012) and support the optimal use of oral PrEP to protect individuals and contribute to ending the AIDS epidemic.
This technical brief summarizes essential information and existing WHO recommendations for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care among transgender populations.
This March 2015 meeting held in Johannesburg was a forum for information-sharing and advocacy agenda-setting through lively debates and discussions. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen key population advocacy for the best use of global fund resources and sustainable funding for HIV and TB in Botswana, Malawi, and Tanzania.
First released during the 16th ICASA Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2011, this document offers practical advice on how best to engage MSM in epidemiologic studies and intervention research, including HIV prevention and treatment trials such as vaccines, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and combination approaches.