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Stigma Reduction and Gender Affirmation to Promote HIV Prevention/Testing in Trans Women

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Stigma HIV/AIDS

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Stigma Reduction and Gender Affirmation to Promote HIV Prevention/Testing in Trans Women

Principal Institution

Brown University

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Operario, Don

Project Contact Information

Email: don_operario@brown.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2021–2023

Country

Philippines

Collaborators

University of the Philippines Manila

NIH Partners

NIMH

Project Description

The research will develop and pilot test a gender-affirmative and stigma-reduction intervention to promote engagement in the HIV prevention-care continuum among transgender women in the Philippines, where one of the world’s fastest growing HIV epidemics now occurs. The research will enhance research capacity for further HIV prevention and science in the Philippines.

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