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Authors
WHO - World Health Organization, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme, UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Department of Health and APCOM - Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health
Title
Priority HIV and Sexual Health Interventions in the Health Sector for Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People in the Asia-Pacific Region
Imprint
WHO, Geneva, 2010, 127 pp
ISBN/ISSN
978-92-9061-463-0
Url
http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g218.pdf
Description

"The development of this document was coordinated by Dr Massimo Ghidinelli and Dr Fabio Mesquita; Mr Michael Buggy and Dr Timothy Barnes of Albion Street Centre, Australia, WHO Collaborating Centre and Mr David Lowe contributed most of the writing.

Special thanks to the following for their contribution: Mr Clifton J. Cortez Jr (USAID), Mr Kevin Frost (Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR)/TREAT Asia), Dr Mengjie Han (WHO Headquarters), Mr Shivananda Khan (APCOM), Dr Ying-Ru Lo (WHO Headquarters), Mr Geoff Manthey (UNAIDS), Dr Mukta Sharma (WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia), Mr Edmund Settle (UNDP), Dr Frits van Griensven (US CDC, Thailand), Mr Jan W. de Lind van Wijngaarden (UNESCO), Dr Ka- hing Wong (Department of Health, Hong Kong) and Dr Zhao Pengfei (WHO Viet Nam)."

Abstract

"In essence, the present document describes the priority health sector interventions recommended to achieve universal access for the prevention, treatment, care and support of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among MSM in the broader perspective of male sexual health. It summarizes key policy and technical recommendations developed by WHO related to each priority health sector intervention. It guides the selection and prioritization of interventions for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Finally, it directs readers to key resources of WHO and other organizations containing the best available information on the health sector response to HIV among MSM."

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