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The GMT Initiative (formerly the MSM Initiative) provides financial and technical support to community organizations working to reduce the spread and impact of HIV among gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals (collectively, GMT) in low- and middle-income countries.
Our new GMT report profiles ten community organizations improving trans individuals’ rights and access to health services. It is available in both English and Spanish.
More than $2.6 million awarded to identify innovative HIV service delivery models for gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals.
Participants and staff from the Penitentiary Initiative's program providing HIV outreach and psychosocial support to Ukrainian inmates.
amfAR Grantees from around the world discuss the importance of the GMT Initiative.
In a short video, Dr. Chris Beyrer talks about amfAR's GMT Initiative and its impact on the fight against HIV/AIDS in the developing world.
Our fact sheets explain several new prevention technologies and serve as a tool to advocate for their increased availability. They are available in English, French, and Spanish.
As the third year of amfAR’s HIV Scholars program began, the GMT Initiative checked in with a graduate from the inaugural 2013 class.
As the third year of amfAR’s HIV Scholars program began, amfAR checked in with South Africa’s Johan Hugo, a graduate from the inaugural 2013 class.
This report explores the GMT Initiative’s mentoring model, which capitalizes on local expertise by supporting a local expert—or mentor—in providing targeted guidance and training for grantee partners.
This report outlines some of the most successful community-led research studies our grantee partners have implemented to improve HIV testing, treatment, and awareness.
The amfAR GMT Initiative Mentoring Model: Strengthening Organizational Capacity and Impact Through Local Expertise (February 2015)
Fact Sheet: Acute HIV Infection (April 2014) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: The HIV Treatment Cascade (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: HPV, Genital Warts, and Anal Cancer (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Lessons From the Front Lines: Trans Health and Rights | (Spanish version) | (Lower Resolution Version)
Lessons from the Front Lines: A Report on GMT Community Responses to HIV | (Spanish version)
Lessons From the Front Lines: Political Impact and Systems Change (PDF, 2012)
from the Front Lines: Effective Community-Led Responses to HIV and AIDS
Among MSM and Transgender Populations (PDF, 2010)
Issue Brief: Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect
Respect, Protect, Fulfill: Best practices guidance in conducting HIV research with gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in rights-constrained environments | (Spanish Version) | (Russian Version) | (French Version)
Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM (Full Report, 2012)
Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM (Executive Summary, 2012)
Fundraising Toolkit: A Resource for HIV-related Community-Based Projects Serving MSM in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (PDF) | (Spanish Version) | (Russian Version)
Issue Brief: The Shifting Global Health Landscape: Implications for HIV/AIDS and Vulnerable Populations (PDF, 2010)
Issue Brief: MSM and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Assessing PEPFAR and Looking Forward (PDF, 2010)
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