Implementing comprehensive HIV/STI programmes with sex workers [➦]
• Health, social services and education professionals
• Practical Guide
Release Date and Last Update
October 2013 (no update as of the review date)
Topics covered in the tool include approaches and principles to building programmes that are led by the sex worker community such as community empowerment, addressing violence against sex workers, and community-led services; they include how to implement the recommended condom and lubricant programming, and other crucial health-care interventions for HIV prevention, treatment and care; and they include suggestions on how to manage programmes and build the capacity of sex worker organizations. The tool contains examples of good practice from around the world that may support efforts in planning programmes and services.
The tool is designed for use by public-health officials and managers of HIV and STI programmes; NGOs, including community and civil-society organizations; and health workers. It may also be of interest to international funding agencies, health policy-makers and advocates.
*** Note that this description was written by the World Health Organization (WHO).***
WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, NSWP, World Bank, United Nations Development Programme. (2013). Implementing comprehensive HIV/STI programmes with sex workers: practical approaches from collaborative interventions. Retrieved from https://www.who.int/hiv/pub/sti/sex_worker_implementation/en/
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