Implementing an enhanced peer outreach approach to expand reach of HIV services among key populations

Written by Tiffany Lillie, Senior Technical Advisor, LINKAGES This blog post was first featured on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence blog. The USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project developed an enhanced peer outreach approach (EPOA) to expand the delivery of HIV prevention, testing and treatment services to key populations including female sex workers, men who have …

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Those who are not seen are not heard

Written by Gus Cairns, Editor, Aidsmap This blog post was first featured on Aidsmap.   “What is not measured is not managed,” business guru Peter Drucker said. That axiom applies with force to the Key Affected Populations (KPs) in the HIV pandemic. We cannot devise evidence-based HIV programmes for populations of men who have sex …

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New evidence from gender-based violence research among key populations can inform HIV programming

Written by Aubrey Weber, Technical Officer, FHI 360; Emily Evens, Scientist, FHI 360; & Michele Lanham, Technical Officer, FHI 360 This blog post was first featured on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence website. Female sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, and transgender (trans) women – collectively referred to …

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Strengthening local capacity for community-led responses to the HIV epidemic among key populations

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 January 17th, the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project hosted the eighth webinar in a webinar series entitled Key Populations: Evidence in Action. This webinar explored the importance …

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“Because of how you are”: Using participatory research to understand violence against transgender women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Written by Kathleen Shears, Science Writer, FHI 360, and Michele Lanham, Technical Officer, FHI 360 This blog post was first featured on FHI 360's R&E Search for Evidence blog. To put the challenge of violence against transgender (trans) women in perspective, consider this estimate: the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights reports that in Latin America and the …

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