Model Regional Strategic Framework on HIV for Key Populations in Africa

African Key Populations Expert Group, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


For RECs (Regional Economic Communities) in Africa to adapt to their specific contexts and use to initiate dialogue and promote the adoption of a standard package of strategies and programmes for implementation within their Member States. In addition, it is also intended for use by civil society and key population groups across Africa as an advocacy tool to ensure provision of specific and focused HIV prevention, treatment, and care services for key population groups.

Type of Document:
Developed by the Key Populations Expert Group, the Model Regional Strategic Framework on HIV for Key Populations in Africa provides background and guidance on key populations and a strategic framework with goals, outcomes, and outputs—including e.g. significantly reducing stigma and discrimination and eliminating stigma and violence—to be adapted for ue by RECs, civil society, and key populations groups. The Model Regional Strategic Framework is expected to be a living document that will be refined and updated based on different contexts and experiences in different parts of Africa.

Audience Intended:
Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in Africa, Civil Society and KP groups, advocates across Africa

Population Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
PLHIV, sex workers, MSM, transgender people, people who inject drugs.

Stigma and/or Discrimination:

Assess and/or Address:

For use primarily by RECs, but also note that it is a living document to be updated based on different contexts and experiences.

Note stigma and discrimination reduction as clear outcome results.

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