HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for MSM and TG in Latin America and Caribbean

On October 10-11, 2013, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)--including the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DOD), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with additional support from the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), the Global Forum on MSM (MSMGF), and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)--conducted a regional workshop in Guatemala City, Guatemala on HIV Prevention among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgendered Persons (TG) in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC).

The workshop brought together over 85 participants from 25 countries to advance the discussion of and build upon PEPFAR’s Technical Guidance on Combination HIV Prevention in addition to the latest knowledge on relevant topics in HIV prevention among MSM and TG for community, civil society, practitioners, health service managers, and government. This workshop focused on issues relevant to HIV prevention, care, and treatment among MSM and TG, including fostering an enabling environment in these respective regions.

Presentations from the technical consultation are available for download below.

PDF View the Summary Report (PDF, 547 KB)


Day 1 Day 2

HIV Among MSM in the Caribbean Region
(PDF, 1.1 MB)

Presented by Shane Diekman, CDC/Caribbean, (Barbados)

Implementation of Effective Prevention Programs
(PDF, 915 KB)

Presented by Santo Rosario, COIN, (Dominican Republic)

VIH en HSH y Personas Trans en Centro América
(PDF, 791 KB)

Presented by Sanny Northbrook, CDC/Central America, (Guatemala)

HIV treatment and care for transgender women: Opportunities for health promotion
(PDF, 1.36 KB)

Presented by Carlos Rodríguez Díaz, University of Puerto Rico, (Puerto Rico)

MSM and TG in the Caribbean: Matching Investment to Epidemiology
(PDF, 1.02 MB)

Presented by Diego Solares, USAID, (USA)

Asociación para la Salud Integral y Ciudadanía de América Latina y el Caribe
(PDF, 930 KB)

Presented by Fernando Muñoz, ASICAL, (Chile)

Evidencia epidemiologica y asignacio de recursos: Donde estamos hacia donde vamos
(PDF, 573 KB)

Presented by Ricardo Valladares, PASCA/HPP, (Guatemala)

Increasing Political and Financial Sustainability of HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment: Working collaboratively with Networks, International Agencies - The Barbados Perspective
(PDF, 255 KB)

Presented by Anton Best, Ministry of Health (Barbados)

La promoción de la igualdad y la no discriminación en México.
(PDF, 3.16 MB)

Presented by Daniel Ponce, National Council to Prevent Discrimination (CONAPRED), (Mexico)

Increasing Political and Financial Sustainability of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment: Working collaboratively with Networks, International Agencies and National Counterparts
(PDF, 653 KB) (en español)

Presented by Alejandra Trossero, UNDP/LAC, (Panama)

An Enabling Environment for MSM & TG: In Latin America and the Caribean
(PDF, 1.1 MB) (en español)

Presented by Ken Morrison, Health Policy Project (HPP)/Caribbean, (USA)

Increasing political and financial sustainability: Current status and future perspectives
(PDF, 861 KB)

Presented by Silvio Martinelli, Global Fund/LAC

The International Human Rights System, Vulnerable Populations and HIV
(PDF, 454 KB)

Presented by Tamara Adrian, ADRIAN & ADRIAN, Abogados Consultores (Venezuela)

Community Engagement in Fostering an Enabling Environment
(PDF, 158 KB)

Presented by Ainsley Reid, Ministry of Health (Jamaica)

What is working or not working from a community perspective in addressing stigma and discrimination in Barbados
(PDF, 470 KB)

Presented by Donovan Emmanuel, The Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance,(Barbados)

Estigma y Discriminacion
(PDF, 2.64 MB)

Presented by Germán Humberto Rincón Perfetti, Asociación Líderes en Acción, (Colombia)

Prevención del VIH en personas trans: mejores prácticas, brechas y lecciones aprendidas
(PDF, 602 KB)

Presented by Alfonso Silva Santisteban, Institute of Studies in Health, Sexuality and Human Development (IESSDEH), (Peru)

Una Revisión de los hallazgos basados en evidencia y las mejores prácticas: Retos y posibilidades
(PDF, 1.4 MB)

Presented by Jose Toro-Alfonso, University of Puerto Rico, (Puerto Rico)