UN High-Level Meeting Zero Draft: 5 Critical Priorities for Key Populations in the Global HIV Response

Published: April 22, 2016

On Monday, the UN Mission co-facilitators Zambia and Switzerland released the Zero Draft of the political declaration for the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS (HLM). In the days since, civil society organizations have provided extensive feedback to defend and strengthen points critical to the many communities affected by the global HIV response. In particular, MSMGF contributed to and supports …

MSMGF Launches Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men

Published: January 27, 2016

MSMGF is proud to announce, together with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the launch of a Global Platform to achieve ambitious global HIV and human rights targets among gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. The Platform is a response to accelerated targets set by UNAIDS for the global HIV response, the …

MSMGF Celebrates Groundbreaking Global Guidelines for HIV ART and PrEP But Calls for the Removal of Barriers to Access Among MSM

Published: November 11, 2015

Crucial Recommendations Have Potential to Change the Epidemic by Simplifying ART for People Living with HIV and Revolutionizing Prevention for People at Risk (September 30, 2015)– The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) commends the World Health Organization (WHO) for issuing new guidelines on immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all HIV-positive people and for encouraging the availability of pre-exposure …

Global Launch of MSMIT: A Comprehensive Guide for Implementing Sexual Health Interventions With Men Who Have Sex with Men

Published: November 11, 2015

A new and critical tool for implementing comprehensive sexual health services with men who have sex with men has been developed by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV), together with UNDP, WHO, USAID, PEPFAR, and BMGF with contributions from over 100 experts from around the world. The publication,¬†Implementing Comprehensive HIV and …

World Health Organization: BRIEF SEXUALITY-RELATED COMMUNICATION

Published: May 11, 2015

Recommendations For a Public Health Approach The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released a comprehensive document  aimed at health service policy makers and providers regarding the crucial importance and process of communication around sexuality, sexual health and practices. Two primary target audiences:  Health service policy-makers who need to plan for the inclusion of Brief Sexuality Communication (BSC) in health …