Three ways to turn science into practice to reduce HIV among key populations

Written by Rose Wilcher, Director, Research Utilization, FHI 360, and Hally Mahler, Project Director, LINKAGES This blog post was originally featured on FHI 360’s Degrees. Next week, leading scientists and cutting-edge thinkers will gather at the International AIDS Society’s 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris to discuss the latest scientific discoveries in HIV prevention, …

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Zero Discrimination Day: LINKAGES uses SMS to collect feedback on health services for continuous program improvement

Written by Ben Eveslage, Technical Officer, LINKAGES LINKAGES is working to increase key populations’ (KPs’) engagement and retention in the cascade of HIV services, thereby preventing new infections, increasing the quality of life for those living with HIV, and helping to meet UNAIDS 90-90-90 treatment targets.  However, stigma and discrimination at health facilities are among …

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Reducing Gender-Based Violence Against Women Who use Drugs: The Right to be Free

Written by Judy Chang, Board Member, International Network of People who use Drugs Globally, it is estimated that one out of three women experiences gender-based violence (GBV) in her lifetime. Data on women who use drugs and their experiences of violence are scarce; this is not surprising given our status as an invisible population. As a …

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