• Information and communications technologies: Engaging the private sector and communities in HIV programmes with gay men and other men who have sex with men

    11-ict-hiv-msmIn order to advance the global agenda on the use of ICT for the health and well-being of MSM, UNAIDS collaborated with the Global Forum on Men Who have Sex with Men and HIV (MSMGF), the LINKAGES project and the Health Policy Project to organize an action-oriented consultation. This document reports back on a meeting held over two days in May 2015, which convened experts in the areas of ICT and HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men.

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  • Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs

    08-sm-going-viral-against-hivThe AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health undertook a number of initiatives to examine how social media can be used to expand the impact of HIV and STI services. Reports and tools collected through this initiative can be accessed online.



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  • HIV Prevention Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together

    This toolkit aims to introduce concepts that underlie social media, as well as major types of tools that are used, encouraging readers to consider how to take a strategic approach to integrating social media into existing efforts.

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  • Transforming HIV prevention & care for marginalised populations

    06-transforming-hiv-prevention-and-care-marginalized-groupsIn this open-access online book, contributors address in succinct and practical ways the challenges and opportunities of using information communication technologies (ICTs) to improve HIV outcomes among especially marginalised communities.


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  • Innovative programmatic approaches to HIV prevention and care services for gay men, other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender persons using information and communication technology (ICT) (United States)

    This special issue of Digital Culture & Education (DCE) provides innovative programmatic approaches to HIV prevention and care services for gay men, other men that have sex with men (MSM) and transgender persons using information and communication technology (ICT).


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  • The Cruising Count Guide (Canada)

    04-cruising-counts-guideThis program guide captures recommendations, best practices and processes currently being used by different online outreach programs with MSM across Ontario.


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  • Social media monitoring and evaluation e-book

    03-cba-social-media-me-ebookThis eBook focuses on the many components of social media monitoring and evaluation, including how to: (1) Define social media monitoring and evaluation, (2) Identify potential quantitative and qualitative metrics to help measure social media activities, (3) Describe how social media quantitative and qualitative metrics contribute to overall program objectives, and (4) Identify ways of using social media metrics in communication planning.


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  • Social Media & Marketing Outreach Strategies – What Works in Youth HIV

    Social media and social marketing offer innovative ways to meet youth where they already are – online. On this site, you will find tools and resources to create or enhance your social media and/or social marketing strategy to engage youth on HIV prevention and risk.


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  • HIV and the Social Media Revolution (Australia)

    01-hiv-and-social-media-revolutionIn this edition of HIV Australia, authors reflect on the impact of social media and other digital technologies on responses to HIV. Contributors discuss how health promotion and health management systems are adapting to changing digital environments and the increasing socialisation of the web.


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  • Digital Technology as a Tool for Public Health

    A review of the use of digital technologies in public health initiatives, including HIV.


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    logoPrEPTECH, a YTH online program and research study, is an integrated tech approach to increasing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among young gay and bi men. Working closely with the community, YTH co-designed the PrEPTECH online web program to support the uptake and adherence of PrEP, while allowing users to bypass many of the barriers related to stigma, discrimination, and access. The current study aims to evaluate the PrEPTECH online program, and provide important PrEP access and care to a variety of community members.

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