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PrEP Communications Accelerator

The PrEP Communications Accelerator is a free interactive, digital resource that supports national governments, program implementers, and health practitioners to develop marketing and communications that drive demand for PrEP in sub-Saharan Africa. Both easy-to-use and information-rich, the Accelerator offers tested guidance throughout the lifecycle of a PrEP communications campaign and can be applicable across all PrEP formulations.

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LINKAGES quarterly research digest on HIV and key populations

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LINKAGES Project

The LINKAGES project quarterly research digest comprises article abstracts from the peer-reviewed literature related to HIV and key populations in Africa, Asia and Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.

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Strong influence of behavioral dynamics on the ability of testing and treating HIV to stop transmission

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Yes
Author
Christopher J. Henry & James S. Koopman

The ultimate goal of Treatment as Prevention (TasP), the complete elimination of HIV transmission, will be achieved if the number of transmissions made by a “typical” infected individual over the course of his infection can be reduced to less than one.

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National Student Sexual Health HIV Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Survey: Focusing on Student Men who have Sex with Men at 14 Higher Education Institutions in South Africa

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Yes
Author
HEAIDS and NACOSA

The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS), in partnership with Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) and funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, undertook research among students at higher education institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to explore their knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to sexual health and HIV. The sample comprised both male and female students, and specifically included male students who have sex with men.

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Understanding and Addressing Concentrated HIV Epidemics Among Sex Workers and Men Who Have Sex with Men in West and Central Africa

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Webinar
Wed, May 20, 2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SAST

The panelists will present findings from three studies in a recent JAIDS special issue on key populations in the region.

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Representation and Participation of Key Populations on CCMs in Southern Africa

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Yes
Author
Angela Kageni, Lucas Mwangi, Cleopatra Mugyenyi Kate Macintyre

The Global Fund requires all Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) to have representatives of key affected populations (KAPs) - sex workers, drug users, MSM, transgender and others.  This survey interviewed members of CCMs in 6 countries in southern Africa (Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia) to understand how they interact with KAP representatives.

It asked KAP representatives how they presented their needs and information and what they thought about the quality of such representation.

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Providing comprehensive health services for young key populations: needs, barriers and gaps

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Author
Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Frances M Cowan, Joanna Busza, Carolyn Bolton-Moore, Karen Kelley, Lee Fairlie

Introduction: Adolescence is a time of physical, emotional and social transitions that have implications for health. In addition to being at high risk for HIV, young key populations (YKP) may experience other health problems attributable to high-risk behaviour or their developmental stage, or a combination of both.

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