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MSMGF CLAC study 2017

This independent review, commissioned by the Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Department at the Global Fund Secretariat and published by MSMGF, shares findings, conclusions, and recommendations for enhancing the meaningful engagement of communities in all phases of Global Fund grants, with an emphasis on grant making and grant implementation. The review synthesizes lessons learned and good practices for how communities engage meaningfully, and identifies key principles and strategic actions the Global Fund can take to ensure greater accountability between communities, Country Coordinating Mechanisms, other key stakeholders, and the Global Fund itself.

LINKAGES program implementation guide - English

The LINKAGES project (Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV), has established a global Program Acceleration Initiative that will use its existing partnerships to accelerate and strengthen the delivery of the comprehensive package of services at scale. This implementation guide is part of the initiative; it sets out the steps that programs can take to deliver services to key populations effectively and quickly.

The guide is also available in French and Portuguese.

Policy brief in the face of hostility

This policy brief addresses the hostile human rights environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people throughout the world. It outlines the type of legal and policy measures that fuel that environment and describes their devastating impact on communities and organisations, as well as programmes for health and HIV. This brief is based on the experiences of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance) and its partners in over 40 countries throughout the world.

PACTE-VIH Replication Toolkit: Strategies and Resources for Implementing HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programming with Key Populations in West Africa

To address critical gaps in key population programming in West Africa, USAID paired with FHI 360 to develop PACTE-VIH, with the goal of creating "a replicable project that reaches key populations with HIV and STI testing while reducing stigma by creating an enabling environment for MSM and FSWs in Burkina Faso and Togo." PACTE-VIH is a five-year agreement with two sub-partners in Togo, and 10 sub-partners in Burkina Faso.

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Informational Conference Calls for PEPFAR's Key Populations Investment Fund - Notice Of Funding Opportunity

The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (S/GAC) has announced a $100 million Key Populations Investment Fund (KPIF). The KPIF requests applications from ‘Prime Recipient’ organizations to scale up quality, key population (KP)-led community approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs. Additionally, applications are requested to address social and structural factors (such as stigma, discrimination, violence, and human rights violations) that negatively impact KP’s access to and retention in these programs.
PEPFAR staff will participate in the call to provide information and help answer questions related to the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The NOFO is available here.        

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Will the Global HIV Response Fail Gay Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men? Engaging with the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS
A High-level Failure for the United Nations on Key Populations

New York, NY – The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), The Global Network of Trans Women and HIV (IRGT), Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE),  and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) together with the Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men (The Platform) are deeply disappointed by the adoption of a flawed Political Declaration today at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS (HLM).  The Political Declaration inexcusably fails to meaningfully address the HIV epidemic among key populations, including gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who use drugs, and transgender people. 

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