Health Policy Project

The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).

GSD: Module Three

 

 

module one imageModule 3: Advocates Panel

[T]he principles of good public health demand that we strive to reach all affected populations with core HIV services even – and, I would argue, especially – when facing difficult cultural contexts, severe stigma and discrimination, or challenging security environments
—Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Objectives

This panel session offers participants a chance to:

  1. Meet inspiring members of local LGBT communities who are ready to engage in programmatic work
  2. Solidify an understanding of the concepts covered in Module 2
  3. Hear recommendations for health and human rights programs
  4. Ask questions about gender, sexual orientation, and local issues in a safe environment

What does it include?

  • Two members of local LGBT communities and one human rights expert will each tell their story.
  • The three panelists describe what they each believe to be the key challenges, success stories, and priorities for engaging with gender and sexual minorities in that country.
  • 30-40 minutes are reserved for questions from the audience

 

map of GSP training countries
This map shows all of the countries where the team has completed the GSD training as of the end of 2015.
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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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