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CLAC's Resource Library contains many resources on key populations. To make a general search, add your keywords to the Search box Submit resourceslocated in the upper left corner of the website. For a more detailed search that yields fewer (and more relevant) results, use the various search filters on this page. To start, choose a topic from the dropdown menus below to generate a list of those resources — then use the other filters to narrow your results. After you have generated a list of resources, you may select specific resources by clicking on the headline/title of that reource. Indiviudual resource pages offer you the option to browse similar resources by searching key population, language, theme, and keyword tags. We welcome your contributions!  

 

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Building Local Institutional Capacity to Serve Key Populations and People Living with HIV in Ghana Building Local Institutional Capacity to Serve Key Populations and People Living with HIV in Ghana

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.

Guide de suivi et boîte à outils pour des programmes de prévention, de soins et de traitement du VIH dans une population clé Guide de suivi et boîte à outils pour des programmes de prévention, de soins et de traitement du VIH dans une population clé
Type of content Guidelines, Program guidance, Reports

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.

Hidden No More: Innovative Approaches for Reaching Key Populations for HIV Care and Treatment in Ghana Hidden No More: Innovative Approaches for Reaching Key Populations for HIV Care and Treatment in Ghana

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.

HIV Testing by Friendly Faces in Comfortable Settings HIV Testing by Friendly Faces in Comfortable Settings
Type of content Reports

In Laos, LINKAGES introduced a community-based model of HIV testing with OraQuick—a relatively new rapid oral HIV test that requires neither specialized equipment nor highly trained providers to administer it. Community-based supporters (CBSs) administered the tests and provided referrals for additional services along the HIV cascade. After the first three months of implementation, CBSs proved that they could reach significant numbers of MSM and trans women with HIV testing using OraQuick.

Policy brief in the face of hostility In the Face of Hostility: the Impact of a Negative Human Rights Environment on LGBT Communities, Organisations and HIV Programmes
Type of content Research, Program guidance, Advocacy

This policy brief addresses the hostile human rights environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people throughout the world. It outlines the type of legal and policy measures that fuel that environment and describes their devastating impact on communities and organisations, as well as programmes for health and HIV. This brief is based on the experiences of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance) and its partners in over 40 countries throughout the world.

LINKAGES Integrated Technical Organizational Capacity Assessment (ITIOCA) and Action Planning Facilitator's Guide LINKAGES Integrated Technical Organizational Capacity Assessment (ITOCA) and Action Planning: Facilitator's Guide
Type of content Training

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.

Monitoring Guide and Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programs Monitoring Guide and Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programs
Type of content Guidelines, Program guidance

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.

Most Impacted Least Served: Ensuring the Meaningful Engagement of Transgender People in Global Fund Processes Most Impacted Least Served: Ensuring the Meaningful Engagement of Transgender People in Global Fund Processes
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

Extensive barriers remain to sufficiently addressing transgender needs in the HIV epidemic, and little work has been done to document good practices for engaging key donors such as the Global Fund.This report, commissioned by the IRGT: A Global Network of Transgender Women and HIV, examines relevant literature and identifies key themes through six semi-structured interviews with transgender community activists, civil society organization representatives, and officials from the Global Fund and other major HIV donors.

PACTE-VIH Replication Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Implementing HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming with Key Populations in West Africa PACTE-VIH Replication Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Implementing HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming with Key Populations in West Africa
Type of content Program guidance

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.

Policy Brief: Transgender Health and HIV in the Philippines Policy Brief: Transgender Health and HIV in the Philippines
Type of content Research, Reports, Advocacy

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. 

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for People Who Inject Drugs: Community Voices on Pros, Cons, and Concerns Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for People Who Inject Drugs: Community Voices on Pros, Cons, and Concerns
Type of content Research, Reports, Advocacy

With this paper, INPUD aims to amplify the voices of people who inject drugs so that their unique knowledge and perspectives can be taken into account as policies related to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are formulated.

Readiness Assessment: Moving Towards a Country-led and Financed HIV Response for Key Populations Readiness Assessment: Moving Towards a Country-led and Financed HIV Response for Key Populations
Type of content Program guidance

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.

SMART TA Inventory of Communication Tools SMART TA Inventory of Communication Tools
Type of content Training, Program guidance

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.

South-to-South Mentoring Toolkit for Key Populations South-to-South Mentoring Toolkit for Key Populations
Type of content Training, Program guidance

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.

Success Story: Champions for Positive Living Encourage Sex Workers to Begin or Restart Treatment Success Story: Champions for Positive Living Encourage Sex Workers to Begin or Restart Treatment
Type of content Reports, Advocacy

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.

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Strengthening community capacity through the provision of peer-led technical support.