Safety and security: Protecting the implementers of key population HIV programs around the world

Written by Revati Chawla, Lead Programmes, International HIV/AIDS Alliance “You can only be a good activist if you are alive and well!” These are the profound words of Dennis Wamala, who has experienced violations of his own personal safety while ensuring that his community in Uganda has access to life-saving HIV services. Community-based organizations (CBOs) …

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New toolkit and resources support communities to demand PrEP

Written by Trisa Taro, Program Impact Manager, ITPC The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) has just released the Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP, developed to equip community activists with the knowledge and skills they need to demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). While the rate of new HIV infections among adults globally remains the same, rates …

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Differentiated Care for Key Populations, Part III: Haiti

Written by LINKAGES Haiti staff. Differentiated antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery, a part of differentiated care, aims to improve retention and viral suppression by optimizing drug and care delivery. Models fall into four categories: health care worker-managed groups, client-managed groups, facility-based individual, and out-of-facility individual. The case studies presented in this four-part series come from the …

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