The Papua New Guinea workshop was hosted by UNFPA and the National AIDS Council (NAC). There were representatives from the three KP national networks (Friends Frangipani (SW), Kapul Champions (MSM and transgender people) and Igat Hope (PLHIV). The National Department of Health, the Royal PNG Constabulary and national NGOs carrying out HIV and SRH work were also represented along with the PNG Development Law Association.
The Myanmar workshop was co-hosted by UNFPA and UNAIDS Country Offices. It provided a useful opportunity to discuss operationalizing the recently-developed Core Package of HIV and SRH Programmes and Services for Key Populations.
The China workshop was jointly hosted by UNFPA and the Chinese Association for STD and AIDS Prevention and Control. It involved teams of participants from Beijing, Tianjin, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shandong and Henan Provinces and individuals from Shanghai, Shanxi and Guizhou.
The Vietnam workshop was hosted by UNAIDS and MoLISA (the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs) and involved teams from four provinces: Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Nam Dinh and Can Tho. It focussed on integrating HIV and SRH into the work of MoLISA Departmental workers at provincial and local level following the dismantling of the 05 Sex Worker Detention Centres.
The Mongolia workshop was jointly sponsored by UNFPA Country Office and the Department of Health and Sports, through its Global Fund project. It focussed on integrating HIV and SRH to ensure greater attention to sexual health and provided an opportunity for the Department to consult with stakeholders about the process for the development of a national STI Strategy. It also assisted sex worker, MSM and transgender groups to reorient their outreach services to improve HIV and sexual and reproductive health outcomes for their populations.
The Bangladesh workshop was hosted by UNFPA Country Office with assistance from the Global Fund Project Principal Recipients, Save the Children Bangladesh and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). It fosussed on developing a road-map for action to improve HIV and SRH integration.
The Philippines workshop was co-hosted by the UNFPA Country Office and the Center for Health Solutions and Innovations (CHSI). Provincial teams from Cebu, Angeles City and Davao attended, along with participants from Metro Manila.