CitationPoteat, Tonia; Keatley, JoAnne; Wilcher, Rose; & Schwenke, Chloe (2016). Evidence for Action: A Call for the Global HIV Response to Address the Needs of Transgender Populations. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 19(3 Suppl. 2), 21193. PMCID: PMC4949318
AbstractTransgender people are severely underserved in the global response to HIV. Less than 40% of countries report that their national AIDS strategies address transgender people , despite a growing body of evidence that transgender women, in particular, face a disproportionate and heavy burden of HIV. An estimated 19% of transgender women worldwide are living with HIV, and they have almost 50 times the odds of living with HIV compared to other reproductive age adults . The impact among transgender sex workers is even more profound. Transgender women sex workers have a prevalence of HIV that is nine times that of non‐transgender female sex workers and three times that of male sex workers .
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of the International AIDS Society