Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights | 26.09.2016
Flagship UNDP, HEARD & AMSher project aims to secure sexual wellbeing for key populations in SADC countries
Press Release | 25 November 2016
Durban, South Africa – The Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) has been tasked with the duty of linking policy and programming through research for at risk populations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Key populations include members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) community and other at risk youth.
- Ensure the removal of barriers to access in health care systems in Africa, those that are both systemically, and socially entrenched;
- Support national governments in reviewing and reforming country laws and policies and to facilitate citizen input and accountability for implementation.
PROJECT INFO & SCOPE
- Project Name: Linking Policy and Programming: Strengthening Legal and Policy Environments for reducing HIV Risk and improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for Young Key Populations in Southern Africa.
- Target groups: Young sex workers of all genders, young men who have sex with men (MSM), young LGBTI
community, young people who inject drugs and young prisoners
- Age range: 10 – 24 years
- Project countries: Angola, Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
For more information, contact Dr Tamaryn Crankshaw, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at HEARD: email@example.com