Policy brief: Transgender people and HIVPublished on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:26
The 2014 WHO Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations acknowledge that the “high vulnerability and specific health needs of transgender people necessitates a distinct and independent status in the global HIV response” and consider transgender people as a separate key population. However, to date no global WHO document has addressed these needs exclusively. To fill that gap, this technical brief highlights WHO recommendations on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment care and needs of transgender people.
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