HIV programming goes online with the launch of Yes4Me in India

Written by Purvi Shah, Program Manager, LINKAGES India Online and virtual platforms hold promise for HIV programs to gain access to previously unreached and more diverse populations. They also offer new ways for these populations to engage with HIV services, including self-guided HIV risk screening and referrals. Virtual communication allows HIV programs to circumvent traditional …

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Optimizing the impact of key population programming across the HIV cascade

Webinar hosted by the LINKAGES project as part of the Key Populations: Evidence in action series. To access the papers from the Journal of the International AIDS Society supplement, “Optimizing the Impact of Key Population Programming across the HIV Cascade,” please click here. On October 4th, the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project hosted the seventh …

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MEET THEM WHERE THEY ARE: Lessons learned from 100 LINKAGES stories

Written by Aubrey Weber, Technical Officer, FHI 360 For the past two years, I have managed the social media presence of the largest global project dedicated to key populations (KPs) and HIV: the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project. While I am not directly involved in implementing activities, my role has afforded me a unique opportunity …

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Custom Indicators Track Online Outreach in Jamaica

Written by Abrahim Simmonds, Project Officer, LINKAGES Jamaica, and Shelly Trim, M&E Technical Advisor, LINKAGES Jamaica The following blog post is preceded by this blog post on the development of custom indicators. In Jamaica, men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women have shifted their social interaction from meeting in favorite gathering spots to making anonymous …

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