All IN to #EndAdolescentAIDS in Jamaica (May 2015)

On May 28, 2015, the Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Children and HIV and AIDS had a webinar on Jamaica's experience with the All In initiative to end adolescent aids. The presentations can be found below.

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Presented on May 28, 2015

Guidance on Strengthening Adolescent Component of National HIV Programmes

This guidance document and its accompanying tool, the Adolescent Assessment and Decision-Makers Tool (AADM), were devised to facilitate country assessments aimed at strengthening the adolescent component of national HIV programmes. The purpose of the country assessments is to: (1) support country teams in the identification of equity and performance gaps affecting adolescent HIV programming; and (2) define priority actions to improve the effectiveness of the national adolescent HIV response.


HIV and Young Transgender People Technical Brief (2015)

Young transgender people’s immediate HIV risk is related primarily to sexual behaviours, especially unprotected anal sex with an HIV positive partner, but structural factors in addition to those already noted make young transgender people especially vulnerable to HIV. Stigma and discrimination against transgender people frequently cause them to be rejected by their families and denied healthcare services, including access to HIV testing, counselling and treatment.

Synthesis Report of the Rapid Assessment of Adolescent and HIV

Synthesis Report of the Rapid Assessment of Adolescent and HIV Programme Context in Five Countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Jamaica, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

The assessment process described in this report was designed to support countries to strengthen the adolescent component of their national HIV programmes. Through the review of existing data on HIV, health and development in adolescents the assessments are a systematic way to identify equity and performance gaps affecting adolescent HIV programming.