XIX International AIDS Conference


SUSA41 The Great TRANSformation: Towards a Holistic Approach for Healthier and Happier Trans Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean
  Non-Commercial Satellite
Venue: Session Room 7
Time: 22.07.2012, 13:30 - 15:30
Co-Chairs: JoAnne Keatley, United States
Chloe Schwenke, United States
Organiser: PAHO/WHO, AIDSTAR-One, USAID, REDLACTRANS, WPATH, IAPAC, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), The Translatin@-Coalition, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, and UNDP
 
 
The purpose of this session is to exchange experiences in and models for the provision of comprehensive health care for transgender and transsexual (trans) persons. Topics addressed include: The impact of gender, legislation, violence, and obstacles to health care on personal wellbeing and quality of life; the health care needs and demands of trans persons beyond HIV and necessary steps for improving and scaling up comprehensive care; the highest attainable standard of health and other human rights; perspectives from and exchanges with other regions. At the closing of the event, the organizers will present a jointly developed tool for addressing health care needs and demands of trans persons in Latin American and the Caribbean.

13:30
Conceptual Framework on Sexuality and Gender


C. Medina, Canada
M. Cabral, Argentina

13:40
The Impact of Gender Identity Legislation on Health and Wellbeing


M. Romero, Argentina

13:50
Emotional, Sexual, and Physical Violence


A. Rivera, Chile

14:00
Obstacles in the Provision of Comprehensive Care


J. Villayzan, Peru

14:10

Powerpoint
Avenues for Action for the Provision of Care and the Promotion of Wellbeing


W. Bockting, United States
A. Radix, United States

14:20
Transgender Health in the Broader Human Rights Context


A. Robinson, United States

14:30
The Interconnectedness of Gender, Legislation, Violence, and Obstacles to Care and their Impact on the Wellbeing of Latino Trans Persons in the USA


B. Salcedo, United States

14:40

Powerpoint
Perspectives from and Exchanges with other Regions


M. Dhaliwal, United States

14:40
Perspectives from and Exchanges with other Regions


V. Divan, India

14:50
Plenary Discussion



Powerpoints presentations
Avenues for Action for the Provision of Care and the Promotion of Wellbeing -

Perspectives from and Exchanges with other Regions -



   

    The organizers reserve the right to amend the programme.


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