Mapping Pathways is a multi-national project to develop and nurture a research-driven, community-led global understanding of the emerging evidence base around the adoption of antiretroviral-based prevention strategies to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The evidence base is more than results from clinical trials - it must include stakeholder and community perspectives as well.

03 June 2011

What's preventing prevention?

How national AIDS responses are failing in prevention efforts for key populations – an analysis of available data
via International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Several decades after the start of the global AIDS pandemic, data confirms that most low- and middle-income countries still do not adequately focus their HIV prevention efforts on the key populations of sex workers, men who have sex with me, transgender people, and people who use drugs.

Of all low- and middle-income countries that report standard information to the United Nations on their AIDS responses, more than half fail to include timely data concerning these key populations.

According to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, which has conducted a review of 132 country reports, this is a strong indicator of the current level of national AIDS efforts devoted to reaching populations that are most affected by HIV.

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