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This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes, and support for young people who inject drugs; it offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young people who inject drugs; the barriers and constraints they face to appropriate services; examples of programmes that may work well in addressing their needs and rights; and approaches and considerations for providing services that both draw upon and build the strengths, competencies and capacities of young people who inject drugs.
This technical brief is one in a series addressing four young key populations and is intended for policy-makers, donors, service-planners, service-providers and community- led organizations. The brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex.
This brief, one of four in a series, aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes, and support for young transgender people.
This technical brief summarizes essential information and existing WHO recommendations for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care among transgender populations.
The 2015 guidelines published by the World Health Organization and UNAIDS make a strong case for public health systems to form strategic linkages with community-based health services. This represents a critical opportunity for community-based role players and service providers to collaborate within their communities and beyond to establish community-based comprehensive and resilient systems for health.
This document provides a new recommendation to support HTS by trained lay providers, considers the potential of HIV self-testing to increase access to and coverage of HIV testing, and outlines focused and strategic approaches to HTS that are needed to support the new UN 90 –90 –90 global HIV targets.
The majority of information on gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people can be found beginning on page 69.
In this new consolidated guidelines document on HIV prevention, diagnoses, treatment and care for key populations, WHO brings together all existing guidance relevant to key populations - gay men and men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers, and transgender people.
This document is the supplement to the consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnoses, treatment and care for key populations, in which WHO brings together all existing guidance relevant to key populations- gay men and men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers, and transgender people.
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 guidance 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.
In these 2014 consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, the World Health Organization (WHO) brings together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers, and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations.
These consolidated guidelines provide guidance on the diagnosis of HIV infection, the care of people living with HIV, and the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection. They are structured along the continuum of HIV testing, care and treatment.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing guidelines for evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in low- and middle-income countries. As a global partner to the WHO in this process, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects oversaw a civil society consultation of sex workers commissioned by the WHO to gather feedback on proposed guidelines. This report contains the findings from that consultation and was submitted to the WHO.
Le présent document contient des recommandations techniques sur les interventions qui permettent de prévenir et de traiter efficacement le VIH et les autres IST chez les travailleuses du sexe et leurs clients. Ces recommandations s’adressent aux responsables nationaux de la santé publique et aux administrateurs des programmes de lutte contre le VIH/sida et les IST, aux organisations non gouvernementales, y compris les organisations communautaires et appartenant à la société civile, ainsi qu’aux agents de santé.