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
This document identifies the priority interventions required by the health sector to meet the HIV and sexual health needs of men who have sex with men and transgender persons. Key recommendations from WHO standards of practice and key resources are emphasized to highlight how national health sector partners can strengthen their response to HIV among men who have sex with men and transgender persons. It guides the selection and prioritization of interventions for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, as well as directs readers to key resources of WHO and other organizations containing the best available information on the health sector response to the emerging HIV crisis among men who have sex with men. It is designed for public health decision-makers, national AIDS programme managers, health-care providers, managers of community-based organizations, civil society, and people living with and affected by HIV and international development partners.This document will be a fundamental tool to contribute to halting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia and the Pacific Region and to help countries in achieving universal access towards the Millennium Development Goals.