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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.
The Male Sex Work briefing paper focuses on the main issues faced by male sex workers (MSW) globally and highlights some of the advocacy and activism efforts by male sex worker communities that have challenged these issues. The paper is intended for those who make policy, design and implement programmes, and work directly with MSW in the hope of increasing awareness and understanding of the multiple realities and needs of this community.
This paper offers an overview and critique of mapping, population size estimates, and unique identifier codes and how they are used. Some of the threats associated with these practices, and the strategies that are used to keep people safe and data confidential and secure, are discussed.
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and minimum standards will support the design and implementation of quality HIV interventions in Mozambique. The SOPs and minimum standards will standardize and quantify the intervention package and define the services and ensure uniformity of terms, definitions and systems.
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.
This issue ncludes: Editorial, Sex Worker Politics and the Term ‘Sex Work’, Beyond Sex Work as Work, The German Prostitution Law: An Example of the ‘Legalisation of Sex Work’ Support for Sex Workers as Occupational Support? , Criminal, Victim, or Worker, United States Organising, Sex Workers Talk About Occupational Health in New York City. The Influence of Time to Negotiate on Control in Sex Worker-Client Interactions, and Report on Experience: Decriminalised Sex Work and Occupational Health and Safety in New Zealand.
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.
This brief seeks to help policymakers and program implementers understand and address the HIV needs and human rights of sex workers.
Released on International Human Rights Day, a disturbing and sobering report from MSMGF examines levels of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world, revealing a high frequency of brutal attacks across all regions. The report indicates that activists and HIV service providers are especially vulnerable, with attacks against community leaders resulting in interruptions to life-saving HIV services. The report underscores the urgent need for real, institutionalized protections for marginalized communities.