Category Archives: Data

“Everyone Said No”: Key Populations and Biometrics in Kenya

Hands off our fingerprints! A case study of key populations’ advocacy for privacy rights in Kenya. Continue reading

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Key populations: Lost in the data desert

Out of 58 upper-middle-income countries, 17 are data deserts with no HIV data for key populations. Continue reading

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What works to respond to sexual violence?

Gaps in M&E among humanitarian organizations. Continue reading

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In the global HIV response, data invisibility for hidden populations fuels inequality – now some hidden populations are fighting back.  Continue reading

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How punitive laws lead to bad HIV data

Criminalization leads to unreliable HIV data for men who have sex with men. Continue reading

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Models meet reality? TB meets HIV

What mathematical models miss about TB and HIV. Continue reading

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Global Fund KPIs: Accountability and the hall of mirrors

About two weeks ago, the Global Fund Observer, a newsletter that reports on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, published an article about the Fund’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The article raised concerns about the process of developing the KPIs, … Continue reading

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In 2017, set global health targets from the ground up

I’m lucky to be starting 2017 in Grenada, a flawlessly beautiful island nation of just 100,000 people. But Grenada, like many countries, has found it hard to gather basic HIV data in a context where same-sex sexuality and sex work … Continue reading

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