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Enumerating key populations: setting denominators, targeting interventions, and measuring impact

Webinar hosted by the LINKAGES project as part of the Key Populations: Evidence in action series. To access the audio recording of the webinar, please click here. On November 30th, the USAID– and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project hosted the second webinar in a webinar series entitled Key Populations: Evidence in Action. This webinar included presentations on …

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World AIDS Day 2017

Written by Chris Akolo, Technical Director, LINKAGES Today marks the 19th World AIDS Day – a global call for unity in working toward epidemic control, support for people living with HIV, and commemoration of the more than 35 million people who have died of HIV- or AIDS-related illness since the virus was first identified in …

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LINKAGES puts key population HIV programming on the map at IAS 2017

Written by Tiffany Lillie, LINKAGES Senior Technical Advisor; Hally Mahler, LINKAGES Director; and Chris Akolo, Director of Global Health, Population, & Nutrition, FHI 360 LINKAGES had a significant presence at the 9th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017), held July 23-26 in Paris. The project hosted two satellite sessions on key …

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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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International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) exists to uphold the voice of sex workers globally and connect regional networks advocating for the rights of female, male, and transgender sex workers. NSWP represents 264 sex-worker-led organizations in 79 countries. Globally, sex workers of all genders face physical, psychological, and sexual violence. Gender-based violence against …

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