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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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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Strategic information and data use for quality improvement in the LINKAGES project (Part II)

Written by Virupax Ranebennur, Senior Technical Advisor, LINKAGES Strategic information and LINKAGES Strategic information (SI) is used to support the implementation of an evidence-based approach across the entire USAID- and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project. The system consists of global guidelines that standardize the approach for monitoring and evaluation (M&E), tools for assessing M&E and measuring improvements …

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What is strategic information and why is it needed for key population programs? (Part I)

Written by Virupax Ranebennur, Senior Technical Advisor, LINKAGES What is strategic information? UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 targets focus on three global goals to be achieved by the year 2020: 90 percent of all people living with HIV will know their status, 90 percent of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy, and 90 …

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