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Coverage of Four Key Populations at the 2010 International AIDS Conference: Implications for Leadership and Accountability in the Global AIDS Response

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Oakland, MSMGF, 2011

Analyses MSMGF's efforts to quantify program coverage of men who have sex with men (MSM), people who use drugs, sex workers and transgender people at the IAC in 2010. The MSMGF undertook an analysis independent from and unsolicited by the IAS. The analysis features a review of every abstract and session programmed, drawing a distinction between non-exclusive and exclusive coverage of the key populations. A complete analysis of both non-exclusive and exclusive program coverage is contained in this report. A set of key recommendations are provided to underscore the need for robust leadership, transparency and accountability processes at the level of the Conference Coordinating Committee (CCC), the highest governing body of the IAC. MSMGF propose's a comprehensive review of IAC governance processes and operations, to be held immediately and in advance of programming decisions for the IAC in Washington DC in 2012. The complete analysis with additional data sets is attached to the Appendix section.