New journal supplement on key populations is here!

Written by Rose Wilcher, Director, Research Utilization, FHI 360 The USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project is excited to announce the arrival of a new supplement in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) titled Optimizing the Impact of Key Population Programming Across the HIV Cascade. A collaboration among LINKAGES, USAID, CDC, amfAR, and JIAS, this supplement …

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A future without AIDS begins and ends with key populations

Written by Hally Mahler, Project Director, LINKAGES, and Aubrey Weber, Technical Officer, FHI 360 “We will only achieve HIV/AIDS epidemic control if we reach the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for all ages, genders, and at-risk groups, including key populations.” – Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, …

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Strengthening HIV programming across the cascade for transgender people

Webinar hosted by the LINKAGES project as part of the Key Populations: Evidence in action series. To access the audio recording of the webinar, please click here. On July 12th, the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project hosted the sixth webinar in a webinar series entitled Key Populations: Evidence in Action. This webinar explored the need …

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Jamaica Develops Custom Indicators to Track Online Outreach

Written by Abrahim Simmonds, Project Officer, LINKAGES Jamaica Traditional, face-to-face outreach has been the cornerstone of the HIV response in Jamaica. Outreach workers have the opportunity to identify members of key populations and navigate them through the full cascade of prevention and treatment services. Despite significant gains, stigma and discrimination have made it increasingly difficult …

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Driving the LINKAGES Technical Agenda Forward

Written by Lirica Nishimoto, Program Officer, LINKAGES Three years of the intensive Program Acceleration effort have helped many LINKAGES countries successfully lay the foundation for, as well as scale up, quality key population programming. Countries now need support to optimize critical interventions, new technologies, and proven strategies to continue advancing to the next level of …

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