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#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction for key populations: innovation and actions Kate

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction for key populations: innovation and actions Kate Thomson Head, Community, Rights and Gender and Civil Society Hub The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction for key populations: innovation and actions •

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction for key populations: innovation and actions • Background and context • Funding stigma reduction as part of comprehensive packages for key populations • Innovative programmatic examples to reduce stigma and discrimination toward key populations funded through the Global Fund and partners • Action needed

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Background and context • Human rights related barriers to services

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Background and context • Human rights related barriers to services reduce impact of investments in HIV and health programs • Inadequate investment in programs to address stigma and discrimination and increase access to justice is evident - Lessons learned from 2014 – 2016 GF Funding Model • The Global Fund new Strategy 2017 – 2022 presents a unique opportunity to do better • The Global Fund is evolving its model to support Strategy implementation

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction as part of comprehensive package for key

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Funding stigma reduction as part of comprehensive package for key populations • Stigma & Discrimination reduction is one of the UNAIDS key 7 Programs to Address Stigma and Discrimination and Increase Access to Justice • Stigma & discrimination reduction as part of comprehensive packages of services for key populations

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Innovative programmatic examples to reduce stigma and discriminations funded through

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Innovative programmatic examples to reduce stigma and discriminations funded through the Global Fund and partners • Partnership with civil society organizations to provide training to health providers to meet the needs of key populations (e. g. Health 4 Men by Anova Health Institute) • Partnership with technical agencies to enhance and develop competency of clinicians and CBO staff providing care to and with key populations (e. g. UNDP Multi-Country South Asia HIV Programme Phase II) • Partnership with media, civil society and key population-led networks to change attitude towards key populations (e. g. HIVOS Multi-Country

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Action needed • Adequately invest and bring programs to scale

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Action needed • Adequately invest and bring programs to scale • Implement programs to increase sensitivity and competency of clinicians providing care to and with key populations as part of comprehensive programs for key populations • Ensure meaningful partnerships and engagement with key populations-led groups, networks and organizations in program design and delivery • Make facility-based services more acceptable, accessible, affordable and equitable • Ensure sustainability of efforts as part of long-term investments in human resources for health

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Thank you

#IAS 2017 | @IAS_conference Thank you