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Case Study

Both NGO and community-based organization (CBO) approaches can benefit HIV program management. This case study explores the significant role of com

The Samastha Project aimed to provide a comprehensive program of networked HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services for most-at-risk po

The Targeted Outreach Project (TOP) provides HIV prevention services, as well as social, civic, and educational programs, for sex workers and men w

Social stigma and fear impede HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support efforts. This case study examines how a collaboration led by the Avert P

Data from a 2009 modeling exercise suggested that Rwanda has a mixed HIV epidemic, meaning that transmission occurs within both most-at-risk popula

High rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Asia-Pacific region are a concern. Many MSM living with HIV remain unaware

In India, most new HIV infections are concentrated in specific groups within the population and in certain areas of the country. To effectively r

Gender inequality is a major contributor to men who have sex with men's (MSM) vulnerability to HIV. Understanding the gender dynamics of MSM, as we

Although transgender individuals are a highly vulnerable segment of El Salvador's population, the national political climate has only recently begu

Together, a support network plus access to legal and psychological support are essential components of HIV programming for most-at-risk populations

In Peru, where cultural norms emphasize women's subordination and the importance of masculinity, programs with a focus on gender—particularly those

Prompted by a growing knowledge of the complexity of HIV transmission, many countries are reassessing the nature of their HIV epidemics. "Mixed" ep

Programs focused on promoting gender equity and combating detrimental gender norms play a key role in HIV prevention. This case study (one of nine

Successful outreach to most-at-risk populations (MARPs) recognizes the sociocultural context and particularly the gendered norms in which MARPs liv

In Nicaragua, HIV prevention for "sexually diverse" populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), is made significantly more difficult by

Recent studies confirm that globally men who have sex with men (MSM) are at significantly greater risk for HIV infection than other adults of repro

Men who have sex with men (MSM) have been neglected in HIV programming in sub-Saharan Africa, frequently ignored in national strategies and hidden

Events

On December 10th, 2010, in honor of International Human Rights Day, UNAIDS, the United Nations Development Programme, and the Global A

Promising Practice

The Increase and Expand HIV Testing Options Program, or Quero Fazer as it is socially known, focuses on increasing HIV testing

HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Entry

Men who have sex with men (MSM) can be difficult to reach with HIV prevention messages and services, since many are secretive about their sexual ac

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) aims to prevent acquisition of HIV through use of antiretroviral (ARV) agents before potential exposure to HIV. Sev

Peer outreach and education (POE) engage members of a specific group to influence other members to adopt healthy sexual behaviors and modify norms.

Technical Consultation Material

October 2013, Guatemala- On October 10-11, 2013, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)--including the Office of the G

May 2013, Washington, DC- The goal of this two-day technical consultation was to provide a forum for key stakeholders in HIV research,

October 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa- This technical exchange brought together Gender Focal Points from PEPFAR country teams and headqua

August 2012, Bangkok, Thailand - From August 28-30, 2012, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) most-at-risk popula

February 2012, South Africa - This regional workshop, funded by PEPFAR's most-at-risk populations technical working group and supported by

March 2011, Caribbean - This summit provided a forum for participants to discuss HIV programming for most-at-risk populations and other vu

December 2009, Guatemala - The purpose of the meeting was to share evidence and program experiences to inform policies, develop effective

February 2009, India - This meeting centered on a discussion of essential program dimensions that must be part of any effort to reach MARP

Report

This program review is a direct response to the urgent need to strengthen and expand HIV prevention for men who have sex with men and sex workers

While there is emerging literature on the gender-related needs of MARPs, how programs are addressing these needs or integrating gender strategies i

Because gender-based violence (GBV) is widely recognized as both a cause and a consequence of HIV infection, the President's Emergency Plan for AID

Although Thailand has made significant improvement in mitigating its HIV epidemic, it has not effectively reached men who have sex with men (MSM)

Spotlight

In this issue of Spotlight on Prevention, George Ayala underscores the need for increased attention to and resources for HIV prevention programming

Technical Brief

This technical brief provides a systematic global review and synthesis of practical approaches, program examples, and resources to support human ri

Although only 4 of the 12 Anglophone Caribbean countries publicly collect HIV prevalence data among men who have sex with men (MSM), in Jamaica,

Gender inequity is a fundamental driver in the HIV epidemic, and integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender no

Health Policy Initiative Document

This document summarizes recommendations regarding policy and interventions targeted towards MSM and TG.

This document describes a project targeted at GHV in Mexico and Thailand, countries with concentrated HIV epidemics but differing services for MSM

The HPI piloted HIV clinic-based screening for violence and other forms of S&D against MSM and TG in select sites in Mexico and Thailand.