Criminalization of HIV

risksrightshealth_en

Risks, rights and health: Executive summary

Results of 18 months of research, consultation, analysis and deliberation on the role of the law in effective HIV responses.

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Year 2012 | Authors Global Commission on HIV and the Law
Keywords Criminalization of HIV, Law, People living with HIV, Rights

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hivandthelaw

HIV and the Law website

An online tool to help people living with HIV, campaigners and activists around the world to find out more about laws and policies which may affect them directly. Visit www.hivandthelaw.com. The tool also helps policy makers learn about the impact of such legislation.

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Year 2011 | Authors IPPF
Keywords campaign, Criminalization of HIV, Criminalize Hate not HIV,  HIV.

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Global Commission on HIV and the Law

The website of the Commission at www.hivlawcommission.org. The Commission focuses on some of the most challenging legal and human rights issues in the context of HIV, including criminalization of HIV transmission, behaviours and practices such as drug use, sex work, same-sex sexual relations, and issues of prisoners, migrants, children’s rights, violence against women and access to treatment.

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Year 2011 | Authors Global Commission on HIV and the Law
Keywords Criminalization, People living with HIV, Rights, Stigma and discrimination

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AIDSLEX

Visit AIDSLEX, the AIDS and Law Exchange website, at www.aidslex.org. A site designed for sharing knowledge on HIV, the law and human rights.

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Year 2011 | Authors AIDSLEX | Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Criminalization, key populations, Rights, Stigma and discrimination

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hrcreport_2010_en

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

This report examines the relationship between the right to the highest attainable standard of health and the criminalization HIV transmission, same-sex relations and sex work.

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Year 2010 | Authors Anand Grover
Keywords Criminalization, HIV transmission, men who have sex with men (MSM), Rights

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namhivlaw_2010_en

HIV & the Criminal Law

This AIDSmap site at www.aidsmap.com/law examines the key legal, scientific, ethical and social issues raised by the application of criminal law to HIV exposure and transmission.

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Year 2010 | Authors NAM
Keywords Criminalization, HIV transmission, Rights, Stigma and discrimination

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hate_not_hiv

Criminalize Hate Not HIV

Launched at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, July 2010, ‘Criminalize Hate not HIV’ is part of a growing campaign to raise awareness about issues relating to the criminalization of HIV transmission. This short film is stylized and artistic, showing the humanness of sex, of relationships and of HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors IPPF | Also available in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu
Keywords Criminalization of HIV, Criminalize Hate not HIV, film

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10reasonswhycriminalisationharmswomen_2009_en

10 reasons why criminalization of HIV exposure or transmission harms women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice — harm and oppress women.

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Year 2009 | Authors Athena Network
Keywords Criminalization, Rights, Stigma and discrimination, Women and girls

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verdictonavirus_2008_en

Verdict on a Virus

Spotlights the human rights implications of criminalization, advocates for alternatives, and shows how such legislation in practice is adversely affecting more than two decades of progress in the global response to HIV.

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Year 2008 | Authors GNP+, ICW, IPPF | Also available in French, Russian
Keywords Criminalization, HIV counselling and testing, Rights, Stigma and discrimination

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10reasonsopposecriminalization_2008_en

Ten reasons to oppose the criminalization of HIV exposure or transmission

This document provides ten reasons why criminalizing HIV exposure or transmission is generally an unjust and ineffective public policy.

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Year 2008 | Authors OSI | Also available in Chinese, Danish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Criminalization, Rights, Stigma and discrimination, Women and girls

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Elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (EMTCT)

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Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health: 2016-2030

The new Global Strategy aims to achieve the highest attainable standard of health for all women, children and adolescents, transform the future and ensure that every newborn, mother and child not only survives, but thrives. It will act as a platform to put women, children and adolescents at the heart of the new UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Year 2015 | Authors Every Woman Every Child
Keywords maternal health, women, Women and girls, young people

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Compendium of Case Studies: HIV & SRH Programming

Compendium of Case Studies: HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming: Innovative Approaches to Integrated Service Delivery. This compendium of 11 case studies provides a user-friendly resource of innovative promising approaches to integrated HIV-SRH service delivery for improving maternal, newborn and child health outcomes, strengthening health systems, and promoting community engagement.

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Year 2015 | Authors IATT on EMTCT, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO
Keywords case studies, EMTCT, PMTCT

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Quality of Family planning services & integration in the prevention of vertical transmission

“Quality of family planning services and integration in the prevention of vertical transmission context: Perspectives and experiences of women living with HIV and service providers in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Zambia”

This report presents the findings of a study conducted by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW), with the support of many local networks of women and people living with HIV (the Project Partners). The aims of this study were to understand: (1) the family planning experiences of women living with HIV in the context of PVT programs; (2) the preferences of women living with HIV in relation to family planning, especially young women; and (3) how care providers perceive and engage with women living with HIV, especially young women, in relation to family planning.

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Year 2014 | Authors Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW)
Keywords Cameroon, Nigeria, vertical transmission, Zambia

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Cover of IATT Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women Mothers and Children

The Inter-Agency Task Team for Prevention & Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and Children (IATT)

This website, www.emtct-iatt.org, contains a wide range of best practice and technical information on the elimination of mother to child transmission as well as progress towards meeting the goals and targets of the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping Their Mothers Alive.

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Year 2013 | Authors IATT
Keywords Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT),  HIV.

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rcs

Gateways to integration – A case study from Rwanda

This case study from Rwanda makes the case for implementing services that support the first two prongs of PMTCT – preventing new HIV infections (Prong 1) and preventing unintended pregnancies in women living with HIV (Prong 2), in addtion to preventing mother to child transmission of HIV (Prong 3).

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Year 2013 | Authors IPPF, MOH Rwanda, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO
Keywords family planning, PMTCT, Rwanda, women,  HIV.

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jobaid

Eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and keeping their mothers alive (EMTCT): Job aid

This generic job aid is primarily intended for use by health workers and supports the implementation of the “Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive”. It includes an algorithm/checklist to ensure that comprehensive services are provided to women related to all four prongs of EMTCT and references to the latest technical guidance documents where further information can be found.

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Year 2013 | Authors IATT on EMTCT, IPPF, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO | Also available in French
Keywords EMTCT, emtct jobaid, Job aid, jobaid, mother, PMTCT, reproductive, testing, women

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global_plan_me_frame_en

Global monitoring framework and strategy for the EMTCT Global Plan

The Global monitoring framework and strategy for the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive (EMTCT). This document outlines a common framework for tracking progress towards EMTCT as we move towards 2015, including explanation of the targets outlined in the Global Plan, essential M&E activities at the country level and plans for reporting. It is intended for policy-makers, programme managers, M&E officers, and staff of technical agencies and international partners involved in supporting EMTCT.

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Year 2012 | Authors UNICEF, WHO
Keywords monitoring and evaluation, PMTCT, pregnancy,  HIV.

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Gateways to integration. A case study from Swaziland

This case study from Swaziland makes the case for implementing services that support the first two prongs of PMTCT – preventing new HIV infections (Prong 1) and preventing unintended pregnancies in women living with HIV (Prong 2).

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Year 2012 | Authors FLAS, IPPF, MOH Swaziland, SafeHands for Mothers, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO
Keywords family planning, HIV prevention, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies

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Preventing Unintended Pregnancies and HIV

A synthesis of the latest evidence related to prevention of unintended pregnancies among women living with HIV and programmatic recommendations for strengthening implementation of prong 2 of PMTCT programmes.

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Year 2012 | Authors FHI 360, GNP+, ICW, IPPF, Measure Evaluation, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords Contraception, family planning, PMTCT, pregnancy

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Preventing HIV and unintended pregnancies: strategic framework 2011–2015 (Short PowerPoint presentation)

A shorter standardised PowerPoint presentation on the Preventing HIV and Unintended Pregnancies Strategic Framework which offers guidance for preventing HIV infections and unintended pregnancies – both essential strategies for improving maternal and child health, and eliminating new paediatric HIV infections.

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Year 2012 | Authors The Interagency Task Team for Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women; Mothers; and their Children
Keywords Contraception, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies, Women and girls

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Preventing HIV and unintended pregnancies: strategic framework 2011–2015 (PowerPoint presentation)

A standardised PowerPoint presentation on the Preventing HIV and Unintended Pregnancies Strategic Framework which offers guidance for preventing HIV infections and unintended pregnancies – both essential strategies for improving maternal and child health, and eliminating new paediatric HIV infections.

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Year 2012 | Authors The Interagency Task Team for Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women; Mothers; and their Children
Keywords Contraception, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies, Women and girls

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Preventing HIV and unintended pregnancies: strategic framework 2011–2015

This framework offers guidance for preventing HIV infections and unintended pregnancies – both essential strategies for improving maternal and child health, and eliminating new paediatric HIV infections. It supports the 'Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive'.

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Year 2012 | Authors The Interagency Task Team for Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women; Mothers; and their Children | Also available in Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Contraception, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies, Women and girls

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Hormonal contraception and HIV: Technical statement

An update on the latest guidance around the provision of hormonal contraception for women living with HIV.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords Hormonal contraception,  HIV.

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i_have_the_right_to_have_sex_factsheet

Vital voices: Findings from consultations with people living with HIV on the prevention of vertical transmission

The aim of this study was to solicit the views of people living with HIV on the barriers and opportunities in relation to the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV, with emphasis on the first two prongs of the global prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV strategy (prevention of HIV among women of reproductive age and prevention of unintended pregnancy among women living with HIV).

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Year 2011 | Authors Global Network of people Living with HIV, ICW Global
Keywords People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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love_letter_film

Loveletter: Preventing HIV and unintended pregnancies

A poignant film that depicts both the recent progress and current changes in Swaziland to eliminate HIV transmission from a mother to her child and keep mothers alive.

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Year 2011 | Authors FLAS, IPPF, MOH Swaziland, SafeHands for Mothers, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO
Keywords family planning, HIV prevention, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies

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i_have_the_right_to_have_sex_poster

I have the right to have sex and the right to have a child. Why and how efforts to end pediatric HIV rely on ending discrimination and protecting the sexual and reproductive rights of women living with HIV

A poster providing an overview of a study that solicited the views of people living with HIV on the barriers and opportunities in relation to the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV.

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Year 2011 | Authors Global Network of people Living with HIV, ICW Global
Keywords People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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pdfar_guide

PEPFAR Guidance on Integrating Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health and Pediatric HIV Services

The objectives of this updated guidance is to: a) Highlight the importance of integration for PEPFAR PMTCT, pediatric HIV, and MNCH program support, b) Identify an essential package of integrated PMTCT/pediatric HIV and MNCH services and health systems strengthening activities, and c) Recommend possible action steps to operationalize and evaluate integration efforts.

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Year 2011 | Authors PEPFAR
Keywords Integration, PEPFAR, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT)

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global_plan_elimination_hiv_children_en_2011

Global plan towards elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive

This Global Plan provides the foundation for country-led movement towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children and keeping their mothers alive by 2015. This plan covers all low- and middle-income countries, but focuses on the 22 countries with the highest estimated numbers of pregnant women living with HIV.

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Year 2011 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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contraceptionhivprevention_2010_en

Increasing Support for Contraception as HIV Prevention: Stakeholder Mapping to Identify Influential Individuals and Their Perceptions.

PLoS ONE 5(5): e10781: An article which identifies how to foster greater support for implementing PMTCT programmes which also include the prevention of unintended pregnancies among HIV-positive women.

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Year 2010 | Authors Harlan SV, Lanham M, Petruney T, Robinson ET
Keywords advocacy, Antiretroviral therapy (ART), family planning, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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eliminationmtct_2010_en

What will it take to achieve virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV? An assessment of current progress and future needs.

Sex Transm Infect 2010;86:ii48-ii55: An article which assesses the potential impact of implementing the new WHO PMTCT guidelines between 2010 and 2015 and consider the efforts required to virtually eliminate mother to child transmission.

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Year 2010 | Authors Akwara P, Ekpini R, Hayashi C, Kiragu K, Luo C, Mahy M, Shaffer N, Stanecki K, Stover J
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), family planning, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Unintended pregnancies

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reproductiveintentionswlhiv_2009_en

Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study.

LoS One. 2009;4(1):e4149: An article which assesses the effects of ART on the reproductive intentions and outcomes among women in rural Uganda and the implications of increased access to ART on the reproductive health services which need to be provided to women living with HIV.

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Year 2009 | Authors Bunnell R, Glidden D, Homsy J, King R, Malamba S, Mermin J, Moore D, Nakityo R, Tappero J
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), family planning, Reproductive health, Women living with HIV

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rapidadviceartpregnantwomen_2009_en

Rapid Advice: Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants

This document contains the latest recommendations on treatment, prevention and infant feeding in the context of HIV, based on the latest scientific evidence.

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Year 2009 | Authors WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Gender, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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clinicalguidelinespaho_2009_en

Clinical guideline for the elimination of mother child transmission of HIV and of congenital syphilis

This document provides guidance on the interventions for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Year 2009 | Authors PAHO | Also available in Spanish
Keywords Gender, Opportunistic infections, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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guidanceglobalscaleuppmtct_2007_en

Guidance on Global Scale-Up of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

A global guidance document that provides a framework for concerted partnerships and guidance to countries on specific actions to take to accelerate the scale-up of PMTCT.

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Year 2007 | Authors WHO | Also available in French, Russian
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Rights, Women and girls

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psychosocialsupportyplhiv_2007_en

A qualitative review of psychosocial support interventions for young people living with HIV

This review summarizes the results of a questionnaire that was sent to over 80 organizations involved with providing psychosocial support to young people living with HIV. It contains recommendations for key areas for action that could improve the provision of psychosocial support.

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Year 2007 | Authors WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral Therapy, care and support, Treatment, Youth / Young people

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globaleliminationcongenitalsyphilis_2007_en

The Global Elimination of Congenital Syphilis: rationale and strategy for action

This strategy outlines how congenital syphilis can be eliminated through a reduction of syphilis prevalence in pregnant women and by the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of syphilis.

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Year 2007 | Authors WHO | Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Gender, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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glionconsultationlinkagessrhandhiv_2006_en

The Glion Consultation on Strengthening Linkages between Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS

A guidance document for implementing the ‘Glion Call to Action’ and strengthening the linkages between sexual and reproductive health and HIV.

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Year 2006 | Authors UNFPA, WHO | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Women and girls

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pmtctkenya_2005_en

Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Western Kenya: operational issues

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 40(3), pp. 344-349: A study that looks at ways of improving PMTCT uptake, especially in resource poor settings.

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Year 2005 | Authors DeCock KM, Marum LH, Mbori-Ngacha DA, Misore AO, Nganga LW, Otieno JA, Van't Hoog AH
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), HIV counselling and testing, Information education communication (IEC), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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improvinguniprenatalscreening_2004_en

Improving universal prenatal screening for human immunodeficiency virus

Journal of Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 12(3-4), pp. 115-20: A study that evaluates the effect of HIV information and education on the uptake of HIV screening in prenatal clinics.

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Year 2004 | Authors Anderson BL, Landers DV, Simhan HN
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), HIV counselling and testing, Information education communication (IEC), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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Funding mechanisms for linkages

Information Note

Maximizing the impact on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH): Information Note

The Global Fund’s new funding model strongly encourages applicants to include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) interventions relevant to HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria in their concept notes. This Information Note builds upon these recommendations and highlights opportunities for securing Global Fund support to address RMNCH issues.

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Year 2014 | Authors Global Fund
Keywords maternal health, newborn health, Reproductive health

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gfopportunitiesforlinkagespres_2010_en

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Opportunities for linkages

A presentation highlighting the opportunities for linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV with support from the Global Fund.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords Gender, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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gfintroductionoverviewpres_2010_en

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Introduction and Overview

A presentation introducing the Global Fund that gives a brief overview of the purpose, structure and grant proccesses of the Fund.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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pepfar_2010_en

President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Visit www.pepfar.gov for the United States of America President’s emergency plan for AIDS relief.

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Year 2010 | Authors PEPFAR
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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makingthecaseinterventionslinkingsrhhiv_2010_en

Making the case for interventions linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV in proposals to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

This document provides support for those writing HIV-related proposals for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by focusing on specific sexual and reproductive health interventions that can strengthen HIV programmes.

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Year 2010 | Authors WHO
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Tuberculosis and Malaria

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makingcaseintegration_2010_en

Making the Case for Integration: Tides Foundation’s Africa Family Planning and HIV Integration Fund

This report documents family planning and HIV integration approaches and includes profiles of leaders in the integration field, a summary of current research, and analysis of difficult challenges and real solutions by experts from the public and philanthropic sectors.

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Year 2010 | Authors Tides Foundation
Keywords family planning, Integration, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Sexual and reproductive health

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makeorbreak_2010_en

Make or Break? 2010: A pivotal year for scaling up RH/HIV integration and accelerating progress towards MDGs 5 and 6

This report highlights a model for integrating sexual and reproductive health and HIV through proposals to the Global Fund in rounds 8 and 9.

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Year 2010 | Authors Friends of the Global Fund Africa, Global AIDS Alliance, Interact Worldwide, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, IPPF, Population Action International
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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gfgenderequalitystrategy_2009_en

The Global Fund’s Strategy for Ensuring Gender Equality in the Response to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

This strategy highlights the areas that require attention and outlines strategic directions that the Global Fund will adopt within the scope of its mandate and architecture to ensure gender equitable responses to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

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Year 2009 | Authors The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Keywords Gender, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Women and girls

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integrationgfatm_2009_en

A Practical Guide to Integrating Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS into Grant Proposals to the Global Fund

This document, with links to a range of resources, will help CCMs, civil society organizations and others to develop proposals for the Global Fund that contribute to preventing HIV and mitigating the effects of the epidemic through programmes that integrate reproductive health and HIV.

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Year 2009 | Authors Population Action International | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Integration, Linkages, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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guidelinesintegratingsrhhiv_2008_en

Guidelines for Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health into the HIV/AIDS Component of Country Coordinated Proposals to be submitted to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Round 8 and Beyond

These guidelines outline eight key sexual and reproductive health services and activities that could receive financial support from the Global Fund.

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Year 2008 | Authors Friends Africa, Global AIDS Alliance, Interact Worldwide, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, IPPF, Population Action International
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria,  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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gfsogistrategy_2009_en

The Global Fund Strategy in Relation to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities (SOGI)

This strategy outlines concrete actions the Global Fund can take to address the vulnerabilities and needs of sexual minorities in the fight against HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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Year 2009 | Authors The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, key populations, men who have sex with men (MSM), Tuberculosis and Malaria

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Gender based violence and HIV

COVER WHO clincal policy gdlines initimate partner violence

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women WHO clinical and policy guidelines

These guidelines provide evidence based guidance to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support.

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Year 2013 | Authors WHO
Keywords Gender, gender based violence, Policy

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16 Ideas for addressing violence against women in the context of the HIV epidemic: A programming tool

The programming tool provides evidence-summaries for 16 programming approaches for preventing and responding to violence against women in the context of the HIV epidemic.

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Year 2013 | Authors WHO
Keywords gender based violence,  HIV.

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agendaforacceleratedcountryaction_2010_en

Agenda for Accelerated Country Action for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV

This document outlines the operational plan for the UNAIDS Outcome Framework component on women, girls, gender equality and HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords Gender, gender based violence, Rights, Women and girls

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Male engagement / male circumcision

who_couples_hiv_testing_2012_en

Guidance on couples HIV testing and counselling, including antiretroviral therapy for treatment and prevention in serodiscordant couples

These guidelines recommend increasing the offering of HIV testing and counselling (HTC) to couples and partners, with support for mutual disclosure. They also recommend offering antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV prevention in serodiscordant couples.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Behaviour change communication (BCC), HIV testing and counselling (HTC)

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engagingmenboys_2010_en

Policy approaches to engaging men and boys in achieving gender equality and health equity

Work with men has demonstrated significant potential in contributing to building gender equality and improving the health of women and men. This policy brief outlines the rationale for using policy approaches to engage men in achieving gender equality, reducing health inequities and improving women’s and men’s health; offers a framework for integrating men into policies; and highlights some successful policy initiatives.

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Year 2010 | Authors WHO
Keywords Gender, Men and boys, Women and girls, Youth / Young people

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menarechanging_2010_en

Men are changing: case study evidence on work with men and boys to promote gender equality and positive masculinities

This report contributes to the emerging evidence base on working with men to effect change in their lives and the lives of those around them.

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Year 2010 | Authors IPPF
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), Gender, gender based violence, Men and boys

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malecircumcisionclearinghouse_2010_en

Clearinghouse on male circumcision for HIV prevention

A global resource centre at www.malecircumcision.org. This site provides research, programme implementation, documentation, and information on male circumcision.

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Year 2010 | Authors AVAC, FHI, UNAIDS, WHO
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), Men and boys, Prevention, Rights

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truthaboutmensexboys_2009_en

The truth about…men, boys and sex

This publication aims to inspire and assist programme developers, project managers and service providers to strengthen their work on men’s sexual and reproductive health – as an essential ingredient of gender-transformative programming.

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Year 2009 | Authors IPPF | Also available in French, Japanese, Russian
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), Gender, key populations, Men and boys

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malecircumcisionglobaltrends_2008_en

Male Circumcision: Global trends and determinants of prevalence, safety and acceptability

This report reviews the determinants, prevalence, safety and acceptability of male circumcision, focusing on sub-Saharan Africa.

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Year 2008 | Authors LSHTM, UNAIDS, WHO
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), Men and boys, Prevention, Rights

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safevoluntaryinformedmalecircumcision_2008_en

Safe, voluntary, informed male circumcision and comprehensive HIV prevention programming

Guidance for decision-makers on the human rights, ethical and legal considerations of male circumcision.

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Year 2008 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords Behaviour change communication (BCC), Men and boys, Prevention, Rights

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights of key populations

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Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programmes with Men Who Have Sex with Men

This document is a tool containing practical advice on implementing HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) programmes with men who have sex with men. Topics covered include community empowerment, addressing violence, condom and lubricant programming, other health-care services, and service delivery. It contains examples of good practices from around the world that can be used to support efforts to plan programmes and services with men who have sex with men.

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Year 2015 | Authors PEPFAR, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Forum on MSM and HIV, UNDP, UNFPA, USAID, WHO
Keywords key populations, men who have sex with men (MSM), STI,  HIV.

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HIV and young transgender people

HIV and young transgender people: technical brief

This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes and support for young transgender people. It offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young transgender people; the barriers and constraints they face to appropriate services; examples of programmes that may work well in addressing their needs and rights; and approaches and considerations for providing services that both draw upon and build the strengths, competencies and capacities of young transgender people.

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Year 2015 | Authors WHO
Keywords transgender, WHO, Youth / Young people,  HIV.

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HIV and young people who sell sex

HIV and young people who sell sex: technical brief

This technical brief is one in a series addressing four young key populations. It is intended for policy-makers, donors, service-planners, service-providers and community- led organizations. This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex.

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Year 2015 | Authors WHO
Keywords Sex Workers, WHO, Youth / Young people,  HIV.

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HIV Young people who inject drugs

HIV and young people who inject drugs: technical brief

This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes and support for young people who inject drugs. It offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young people who inject drugs; the barriers and constraints they face to appropriate services; examples of programmes that may work well in addressing their needs and rights; and approaches and considerations for providing services that both draw upon and build the strengths, competencies and capacities of young people who inject drugs.

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Year 2015 | Authors WHO
Keywords People who use drugs, WHO, Youth / Young people,  HIV.,  injecting drug use

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HIV and young men who have sex with men

HIV and young men who have sex with men: technical brief

This technical brief is one in a series addressing four young key populations. It is intended for policy-makers, donors, service-planners, service-providers and community-led organizations. This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes and support for young MSM. It offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability of young MSM; the barriers and constraints they face to appropriate services; examples of programmes that may work well in addressing their needs and rights; and approaches and considerations for providing services that both draw upon and build to the strengths, competencies and capacities of young MSM.

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Year 2015 | Authors WHO
Keywords men who have sex with men (MSM), WHO, Youth/Young people

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Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations IMAGE

Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations

These consolidated guidelines bring together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations.

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Year 2014 | Authors WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral treatment (ART), diagnosis, HIV prevention, key populations,  HIV.

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Implementing comprehensive HIV STI programmes with sex workers IMAGE

Implementing comprehensive HIV/STI programmes with sex workers

This tool offers practical advice on implementing HIV and STI programmes for and with sex workers. Topics covered in the tool include approaches and principles to building programmes that are led by the sex worker community and contains examples of good practice from around the world that may support efforts in planning programmes and services.

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Year 2013 | Authors NSWP, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, WHO, World Bank
Keywords key populations, Sex Workers, STI

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What works? Sexual and reproductive health and HIV linkages for people who use drugs in Indonesia

This “What works?” brief is designed to help programme managers, advocates and policy makers from governmental and non-government organizations to effectively link SRH, HIV and harm reduction services at the policy, systems and service delivery levels for people who use drugs.

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Year 2012 | Authors INPUD, IPPF, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords  drugs,  HIV.,  Indonesia,  injecting drug use

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What works? Sexual and reproductive health and HIV linkages for MSM and transgender people in India

This “What works?” brief is designed to help programme managers, advocates and policy makers from governmental and non-governmental organizations to more effectively link SRH and HIV services for MSM and transgender people at the policy, systems, and service delivery levels.

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Year 2012 | Authors IPPF, MSMGF, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords India, MSM, transgender,  HIV.

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HIV prevention report card for MSM and transgender people: Cambodia

This Report Card summarizes the current situation of HIV prevention strategies and services for men who have sex with men and transgender people in Cambodia and aims to support efforts to increase and improve the programmatic, policy and funding actions taken on HIV prevention.

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Year 2012 | Authors IPPF, MSMGF, RHAC, UNFPA
Keywords Cambodia, HIV prevention, MSM, transgender

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COVER Nigeria Report Card

HIV prevention report card for men who have sex with men: Nigeria

This Report Card summarizes the current situation of HIV prevention strategies and services for gay men and other men who have sex with men in Nigeria. It aims to support efforts to increase and improve the programmatic, policy and funding actions taken on HIV prevention.

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Year 2012 | Authors IPPF, MSMGF, PPFN, UNFPA
Keywords HIV prevention, MSM, Nigeria

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HIV prevention report card for sex workers: Pakistan

This Report Card summarizes the current situation of HIV prevention strategies and services for female, male and transgender sex workers in Pakistan and supports efforts to increase and improve the programmatic, policy and funding actions taken on HIV prevention.

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Year 2011 | Authors IPPF, NSWP, UNFPA | Also available in Urdu
Keywords Pakistan, Sex Workers,  HIV.

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Report Card HIV Macedonia

HIV prevention report card for men who have sex with men: Macedonia

This Report Card summarizes the current situation of HIV prevention strategies and services for gay men and other men who have sex with men in Macedonia and aims to support efforts to increase and improve the programmatic, policy and funding actions taken on HIV prevention.

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Year 2011 | Authors EGAL, HERA, IPPF, MSMGF, UNFPA | Also available in Macedonian
Keywords HIV prevention, Macedonia, MSM

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srhr-sw_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Sex Workers Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of sex workers living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, NSWP | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Rights, Sex Workers

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srhrprisoners_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Prisoners Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of prisoners living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+ | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People who use drugs, Rights

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srhrmigrants_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Migrants Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of migrants living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+ | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), key populations, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Rights

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srhr-msm_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Men who have Sex with Men Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of men who have sex with men living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, MSMGF | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, men who have sex with men (MSM), Rights

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srhr-idu_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Injecting Drug Users Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of people who use drugs living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, INPUD | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People who use drugs, Rights

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UNAIDS Guidance Note on HIV and Sex Work

This Guidance Note has been developed to provide the UNAIDS Cosponsors and Secretariat with a coordinated human-rights-based approach to promoting universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in the context of adult sex work.

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Year 2009 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords HIV prevention, Sex Workers

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reproductivechoicesplhiv_2006_en

Reproductive Choices and Family Planning for People Living with HIV: Counselling Tool

A tool to support health workers counselling people living with HIV on sexual and reproductive choices and family planning.

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Year 2006 | Authors WHO | Also available in French
Keywords Condoms, Contraception methods, People living with HIV (PLHIV)

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights of people living with HIV

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Guideline on when to start antiretroviral therapy and on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

This early-release guideline makes available two key recommendations. First, antiretroviral therapy (ART) should be initiated in everyone living with HIV at any CD4 cell count. Second, the use of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is recommended as a prevention choice for people at substantial risk of HIV infection as part of combination prevention approaches.

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Year 2015 | Authors WHO
Keywords ART, Guide, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Treatment

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Drug interactions between Hormonal Contraceptive & ART: USG Technical Brief

This USG Technical Brief summarizes what is known on potential drug interactions between certain hormonal contraceptive methods and certain antiretrovirals (ARVs) used to treat HIV and to discuss recommendations and programmatic implications.

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Year 2014 | Authors USG
Keywords ART, ARV, drug interactions, Hormonal contraception, Hormonal contraception (HC) and HIV, hormonal contraception and ART, PLHIV

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Global update.

Global update on HIV treatment 2013: Results, impact and opportunities

This publication reports on the progress being made in the global scale-up in the use of antiretroviral medicines in low- and middle-income countries, the challenges that are being overcome or that await solutions and the opportunities for building on the achievements of the past decade. 

A technical brief summarizing the evidence and related recommendations for effectively integrating family planning into HIV programs. 

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Year 2013 | Authors WHO
Keywords ART,  HIV.

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Adolescents Count Today (ACT) Photobook – Improving the quality of life of adolescents living with and affected by HIV in Kenya

The Adolescents Count Today (ACT) project was set up in 2010 to
challenges and improve the quality of life of adolescents living with
or affected by HIV in Eldoret, Thika and Nakuru in Kenya.

The collection of photos and stories in this photobook speak of real, tangible and
lasting change in the lives of the adolescents and their families who are living with or
affected by HIV.

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Year 2013 | Authors FHOK, IPPF
Keywords Youth,  HIV.

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art_preg_who_en

Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants: Executive Summary

This programmatic update is meant to provide a current perspective for countries on the important changes and new considerations arising since publication of WHO’s PMTCT ARV guidelines, 2010 version, especially as a number of countries are now preparing to adopt Option B+.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords Anti-retroviral therapy, PMTCT, pregnancy,  HIV.

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hivandhormonalcontraception_2012

Programmatic and research considerations for hormonal contraception for women at risk of HIV and women living with HIV

Programme and research considerations related to HIV and hormonal contraception.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords Hormonal contraception,  HIV.

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Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People

Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People. 7th Version. The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, 2011. The overall goal of the Standards of Care is to provide clinical guidance for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people with safe and effective pathways to achieving lasting personal comfort with their gendered selves, in order to maximize their overall health, psychological well-being, and self-fulfillment.

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Year 2011 | Authors The World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Keywords Gender, Standards, transgender, transsexual

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Piecing it together for women and girls: The gender dimension of HIV related stigma

This publication provides evidence on the gender dimensions of HIV-related stigma and how this stigma affects women differently than men in Ethiopia, Dominican Republic and Bangladesh. 

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Year 2011 | Authors GCWA, GIZ, ICW, IPPF, UNAIDS
Keywords case studies from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Dominican Republic, People Living with HIV Stigma Index. Gender, Stigma expereinced by women in health settings

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partner_hiv_sw_en

Building partnerships on HIV and sex work. Report and recommendations from the first Asia and the Pacific Regional Consultation on HIV and Sex Work

This report covers key issues of each thematic areas, key messages, practical actions and good practices. It highlights how partnerships must be built, strengthened and fostered among sex workers, policy makers, programme managers and international colleagues. The report concludes that urgent action is needed to end HIV in the context of sex work, and this can only be achieved through strong partnership

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Year 2011 | Authors APNSW, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords HIV prevention, Sex Workers

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srhr-sw_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Sex Workers Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of sex workers living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, NSWP | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Rights, Sex Workers

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srhrprisoners_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Prisoners Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of prisoners living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+ | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People who use drugs, Rights

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srhrmigrants_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Migrants Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of migrants living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+ | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), key populations, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Rights

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srhr-msm_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Men who have Sex with Men Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of men who have sex with men living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, MSMGF | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, men who have sex with men (MSM), Rights

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srhr-idu_2010_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Injecting Drug Users Living with HIV

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of people who use drugs living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors GNP+, INPUD | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People who use drugs, Rights

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serviceneedsadolescentslhiv_2010_en

Second global consulation on service provision for adolescents living with HIV

This Consensus Statement captures key findings and priority actions, based on the evidence from programmes and research presented by a wide variety of service providers, community based organizations, researchers and adolescents and young people living with HIV who attended the WHO/UNICEF Second Global Consultation on Service Provision for Adolescents Living with HIV held in Kampala, Uganda from 24-28 May 2010.

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Year 2010 | Authors Family Health International, GNP+, Johns Hopkins University, Makere University & Uganda Paediatrics Association, UNICEF, WHO
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), Stigma and discrimination, Unintended pregnancies, Youth / Young people

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positive_prevention_2010_en

Positive prevention: Prevention strategies for people living with HIV

A guide for people living with HIV, service providers and policy makers to help promote, understand and implement rights-based strategies for addressing the prevention needs of people living with HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors FPA India, INP+, IPPF
Keywords People living with HIV, Positive prevention, Rights, Sexual and reproductive health

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advancingsexualreproductivehealthhumanrightshiv_2009_en

Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of People Living with HIV: A Guidance Package

A tool to help policy makers, programme managers, health professionals, donors and advocates to better support the sexual and reproductive health and rights of people living with HIV.

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Year 2009 | Authors EngenderHealth, GNP+, ICW, IPPF, UNAIDS, Young Positives | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), key populations, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Rights

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sexualrightsdeclaration_2008_en

Sexual Rights: An IPPF Declaration

This declaration outlines ten sexual rights which are an evolving set of entitlements related to sexuality that contribute to the freedom, equality and dignity of all people.

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Year 2008 | Authors IPPF | Also available in Arabic, French, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Keywords key populations, Men who have sex with men, Rights, Stigma and discrimination

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srh_wlhiv_2006_en

Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Guidelines on care, treatment and support for women living with HIV and their children in resource-constrained settings.

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Year 2006 | Authors UNFPA, WHO
Keywords family planning, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women and girls,  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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reproductivechoicesplhiv_2006_en

Reproductive Choices and Family Planning for People Living with HIV: Counselling Tool

A tool to support health workers counselling people living with HIV on sexual and reproductive choices and family planning.

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Year 2006 | Authors WHO | Also available in French
Keywords Condoms, Contraception methods, People living with HIV (PLHIV)

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whatworks_en

What Works for Women & Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions

A comprehensive website at www.whatworksforwomen.org. The site documents evidence for effective HIV interventions to guide donors, policymakers, and program managers in planning effective HIV policies and programmes for women and girls.

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Authors Futures Group, Health Policy Project
Keywords Key Technical Topics, Women and girls

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Sexually transmitted infections

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The Balanced Counselling Strategy Plus: A Toolkit for Family Planning Service Providers Working in High HIV/STI Prevalence Settings

Recently updated, the Balanced Counselling Strategy Plus: A Toolkit for Family Planning Service Providers Working in High HIV/STI Prevalence Settings (BCS+) is an interactive, client-friendly approach for improving counselling on family planning and prevention, detection, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV.

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Year 2012 | Authors Population Council
Keywords Integration of HIV and family planning,  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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global_action_plan_gono_2012_en

Global Action Plan to Control the Spread and Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Guidance on actions to take to prevent the spread of resistance of gonorrhoeae and its effects on maternal and infant health as well as fertility in both men and women.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial surveillance, gonorrhoeae, Sexually transmitted infection (STI)

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whoglobalstistrategy_2007_en

Global strategy for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections: 2006 – 2015

Nearly a million people acquire a sexually transmitted infection, including HIV, every day. This global strategy outlines a strong technical and advocacy case for preventing and controlling sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.

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Year 2007 | Authors WHO | Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords advocacy, HIV transmission. Behaviour change communication (BCC), key populations,  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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trainingstimanagement_2007_en

Training modules for the syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections

This is a training course for people responsible for STI management at any first-level health facility, such as a health centre, district hospital, mission hospital or STI clinic. It is comprised of seven modules and includes a guide for trainers.

WHO Training Module 1

WHO Training Module 2

WHO Training Module 3

WHO Training Module 4

WHO Training Module 5

WHO Training Module 6

WHO Training Module 7

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Year 2007 | Authors WHO | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Condoms, HIV transmission. Behaviour change communication (BCC),  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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Treatment based prevention

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Programmatic Update: Antiretroviral Treatment as Prevention (TasP) of HIV and TB

This update focuses on the evidence base, programmatic considerations and current status of national guidelines with respect to treatment as prevention of HIV and TB.

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Year 2012 | Authors WHO
Keywords TasP, TB, Treatment,  HIV.

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hptn052pressrelease_2011_en

Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052)

A press release of the initial results of a study designed to evaluate whether immediate versus delayed use of antiretroviral therapy by people living with HIV would reduce transmission of HIV to their HIV-negative partners and potentially benefit the person living with HIV as well.

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Year 2011 | Authors HIV Prevention Trials Network
Keywords Antiretroviral treatment (ART), Prevention, Research, Sero-discordant couples

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treatment2pointzero_2010_en

Treatment 2.0: Factsheet

A fact sheet which outlines the Treatment 2.0 approach which seeks to scale up access to treatment and simplify the way HIV treatment is currently provided.

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Year 2010 | Authors UNAIDS | Also available in French
Keywords Antiretroviral treatment (ART), HIV counselling and testing; Stigma and discrimination, Prevention

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treatmentasprevention_2010_en

Publications on Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

A set of resources about using antiretroviral therapy for pre-exposure prophylasix (PrEP) as part of a combination HIV prevention approach.

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Authors WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral treatment (ART), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prevention, Stigma and discrimination

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