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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 brief is dedicated to understanding access to HIV services among MSM and the implications for strengthening the global HIV response.
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.
This joint briefing paper by NSWP and INPUD highlights the specific needs and rights of sex workers who use drugs, as a community that spans two key populations. This document provides an overview of some of the most endemic and substantive ways in which sex workers who use drugs face double criminalisation and associated police harassment, intersectional stigma, compounded marginalisation and social exclusion, heightened interference and harassment from healthcare and other service providers, infantilisation, pathologisation, and an associated undermining of agency, choice, and self-determination.
This report provides examples of the capacity-strengthening activities employed by the mentors and their impact on five grantee partner organizations, one from each of the regions in which the GMT Initiative provides support: Africa, the Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It also outlines variables that grassroots GMT organizations can use to measure their own organizational growth.
The Blueprint is a document with far-reaching potential and applications in trans health and human rights in the region. The purpose of the Blueprint is to strengthen and enhance the policy-related, clinical, and public health responses for trans people in Asia and the Pacific.
123 peer-to-peer in-depth qualitative interviews with female, male and transgender sex workers and key informants was carried out in Indonesia (Jakarta), Myanmar (Yangon), Nepal (Kathmandu) and Sri Lanka (Colombo). “The research provides sound evidence that the violence that sex workers experience denies them their fundamental human rights and contributes to the spread of HIV,” said Meena Saraswathi Seshu, from Centre for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalisation, one of the co-authors of the report.
The Trans Sex Work briefing paper focuses on the issues and needs identified by trans sex workers (TSW) as disclosed in NSWP forums including an online questionnaire and face-to-face focus groups.
The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care published this issue brief on transgender women and PrEP, which examines the inclusion of transgender women in PrEP research and reviews the recent Lancet article about data from the iPrEx and OLE studies. It also addresses concerns related to feminizing hormones and PrEP efficacy.
A webcast of the LINKAGES Rights in Action Meeting on Data for Decision Making for Key Populations, which occurred on December 4, 2015. Rights in Action speeches revolved around ensuring access to HIV services for men who have sex with other men, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and transgender people.
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.
Working Together is a guide to increase and improve the meaningful involvement of the community sector in all aspects of national AIDS responses. Meaningful involvement is about much more than community groups being invited to or included in meetings.
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.