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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6990" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] FB2B: Full Meeting Report This report details the full sessions and events of the From Barriers to Bridges Conference held in September 2017. In this report, each session is highlighted to provider greater detail of the dialogues that occurred surrounding trans health. Read the full report to learn about the current situation and access to trans health services throughout the region from trans community members, health providers and policy makers.   DOWNLOAD PDF[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

As a series of transgender-specific events take place in Bangkok, Thailand, representatives from the transgender community, United Nations organisations and USAID have emphasized the need for urgent action to increase focus and positioning of transgender human rights issues within health and HIV responses in the region. Research and data on HIV risk and prevalence among transgender people is limited regionally, but global studies have found that transgender women are 50 times more likely to acquire HIV than adult males and females...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5587" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Lost in Transition: Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region The report aims to provide a research framework to guide governments, civil society, donors and key stakeholders to design and produce relevant research as part of collective effort to reduce the extreme vulnerability of transgender people to HIV, while protecting their rights in the Asia-Pacific Region. The conceptualization and development process underlying this report arose out of two meetings: the Asia Pacific Regional Dialogue of...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5581" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Regional assessment of HIV, STI and other health needs of transgender people in Asia and the Pacific There has been ongoing concern by MSM and transgender organizations that the transgender community in Asia and the Pacific has been ignored. At the request of transgender delegates at the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific held in Busan, Republic of Korea, and in line with contextualizing implementation of the WHO global and regional guidance for HIV...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5574" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Joint Regional Technical Brief: HIV, STIs and Other Health Needs among Transgender People in Asia-Pacific Transgender people have special health needs that have been severely neglected. This Joint Regional Technical Brief, HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Other Essential Health Needs among Transgender People in Asia and the Pacific, was developed by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Transgender Network, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the United Nations Development...