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The aim of the Advocacy for Community Treatment (ACT) toolkit is to support and train community activists to advocate effectively and passionately on access to treatment for people living with HIV, including those from key populations.
Key populations and people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana routinely experience various forms of abuse — including sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), discrimination, stigma, and human rights violations — simply because of their sexual orientation or sex-related profession. Men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSWs) are especially likely to experience such abuses — alongside threats, coercion, arbitrary restraint, andeconomic deprivation — because their behavior does not conform to what society considers acceptable roles for men and women.
Although HIV prevalence in Ghana has experienced a slow decline in the past decade, there remains a significant epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSWs) in particular. HIV programming efforts of local nongovernmental organizations (NGO) required capacity building and organizational development to strengthen their ability to effectively implement, monitor, and evaluate HIV programs for key populations and people living with HIV (PLHIV). In response, FHI 360 Ghana was awarded Strengthening HIV/AIDS Response Partnership and Evidenced-based Results (SHARPER) in 2010 by USAID to reduce HIV transmission among MSM, FSWs, PLHIV and the sex partners of these groups.
Cette publication fournit des conseils aux gouvernements, aux organisations de la société civile (organisations non gouvernementales et les organisations communautaires), et d'autres partenaires de mise en œuvre de prévention du VIH, les soins et les programmes de traitement avec les populations clés. Il est conçu pour aider ces programmes car ils établissent des systèmes de surveillance qui sont utilisés par les travailleurs de première ligne, y compris les travailleurs pairs de sensibilisation, les superviseurs du personnel de sensibilisation, les gestionnaires de programme, et d'autres pour comprendre la performance. Disponible en anglais.
Over the past 10 years, FHI 360 has implemented and refined a combination of outreach strategies — through the USAID-funded SHARP (2004-2009), SHARPER (2010-2014), and LINKAGES (2014-2019) projects — to overcome the structural barriers that prohibit key populations from safely accessing HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. Peer education, helpline counseling, social-media outreach, and outreach events have helped to fulfill a mandate of enrolling key populations in HIV care and treatment in Ghana.
LINKAGES Integrated Technical Organizational Capacity Assessment (ITOCA) and Action Planning: Facilitator’s Guide is designed to train LINKAGES’ teams to implement ITOCA. The activities are illustrative, and every facilitator should adapt and adjust his/her content to match the organizational culture and collaboration style, as well as his/her personal preferences for working with groups. The ITOCA is facilitated through a workshop that usually takes three days. This guide covers 14 ITOCA capacity areas, is written from the facilitator’s/workshop planner’s perspective, and includes directives on how to facilitate the ITOCA, including the discussion activities, collection of scores, results analysis and debrief, and development of the ISP.
This publication provides guidance to governments, civil-society organizations (nongovernmental organizations and community-based organizations), and other partners implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with key populations. It is designed to assist these programs as they establish monitoring systems that are used by front line workers, including peer outreach workers, staff outreach supervisors, program managers, and others to understand performance. It includes comprehensive tools and forms that various levels of staff can use to collect and analyze data to manage and improve the program. It is also available in French.
To address critical gaps in key population programming in West Africa, USAID paired with FHI 360 to develop PACTE-VIH, with the goal of creating "a replicable project that reaches key populations with HIV and STI testing while reducing stigma by creating an enabling environment for MSM and FSWs in Burkina Faso and Togo." PACTE-VIH is a five-year agreement with two sub-partners in Togo, and 10 sub-partners in Burkina Faso.
This policy brief presents up-to-date evidence about transgender health in the Philippines based on the IHBSS survey conducted in Cebu City, on the Femina Trans Initiative and on the results of the focus group discussions conducted in the Philippines that were part of the aforementioned regional assessment.
This guide is designed to assess the ability of a country’s stakeholders (including government, development partners, and civil society) to lead and sustain HIV epidemic control among KPs as donors transition to different levels and types of funding.
This interactive PDF handbook aims to aggregate all communication tools that have been developed under the SMART TA project for the period between October 2011 and October 2014. It is intended to provide an overview of and clear insights on all communication materials developed during the project life and to meet a variety of communication demands that have arisen since SMART TA's inception, as well as project objectives.
S2S mentoring implies that all organizations involved, mentor and mentee(s), are rooted in the global South and have direct experience operating in complex low- and middle-income countries.
In partnership with with the Associação Solidariedade Cristã e Ajuda Mútua (ASCAM), a civil society organization in the capital of Luanda, the LINKAGES team has worked to overcome challenges to follow up with sex workers who test positive for HIV and may be in need of beginning or restarting antiretroviral treatment. To resolve this challenge and boost follow-up, the LINKAGES team and ASCAM implemented two different strategies.
This brief was developed to encourage and inform gender-integrated HIV prevention, care, and treatment programming for men who have sex with men in Kenya. It can be used by individuals and organizations that deliver services to men who have sex with men; those participating in program design and monitoring and evaluation; and decision makers and funders supporting the programs. It is one in a series of briefs on the Nexus of Gender and HIV among key populations most affected by HIV: men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who inject drugs. Information relevant to individuals who are members of multiple key populations can be found across the series.
This brief was developed to encourage and inform gender-integrated HIV prevention, care, and treatment programming for people who inject drugs in Kenya. It can be used by individuals and organizations that deliver services to people who inject drugs; those participating in program design and monitoring and evaluation; and decision makers and funders supporting the programs. It is one in a series of briefs on the Nexus of Gender and HIV among key populations most affected by HIV: men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who inject drugs. Information relevant to individuals who are members of multiple key populations can be found across the series.