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Global health burden and needs of transgender populations: a review
Transgender people are a diverse population affected by a range of negative health indicators across high-income, middle-income, and low-income settings. Studies consistently document a highExpand
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Perceived Risks and Benefits of Sex Work among Transgender Women of Color in San Francisco
Prior research has shown that male-to-female (MTF) transgender women of color in the United States have a high rate of HIV infection and often engage in sex work for economic survival. With theExpand
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HIV risk behaviors among male-to-female transgender persons of color in San Francisco.
OBJECTIVES The authors examined HIV risk behaviors among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), and Latina male-to-female (MTF) transgender persons in order to improve HIV preventionExpand
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Social context of HIV risk behaviours among male-to-female transgenders of colour
To explore the social context of drug use and sexual behaviours that put male-to-female (MTF) transgenders at risk for HIV, focus groups were conducted consisting of African American, Latina andExpand
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‘I am not a man’: Trans-specific barriers and facilitators to PrEP acceptability among transgender women
ABSTRACT The frequent conflation of transgender (‘trans’) women with ‘men who have sex with men (MSM)’ in HIV prevention obscures trans women's unique gender identities, social and behaviouralExpand
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HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in transgender women: A subgroup analysis of the iPrEx trial
Summary Background Oral emtricitabine-tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (FTC/TDF) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is used to prevent the sexual acquisition of HIV. Transgender women (TGW) have uniqueExpand
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Inclusion of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Stage 3 Meaningful Use Guidelines: A Huge Step Forward for LGBT Health.
Final rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in October 2015 require electronic health recordExpand
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Promoting health for transgender women: Transgender Resources and Neighborhood Space (TRANS) program in San Francisco.
Transgender women are at high risk for HIV, substance abuse, and mental health problems. We describe a health promotion intervention program tailored to transgender women in San Francisco. TheExpand
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Electronic medical records and the transgender patient: recommendations from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health EMR Working Group
Transgender patients have particular needs with respect to demographic information and health records; specifically, transgender patients may have a chosen name and gender identity that differs from their current legally designated name and sex. Expand
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Need for HIV/AIDS Education and Intervention for MTF Transgenders
SUMMARY The purpose of this paper is to report on the use of qualitative and quantitative research to develop an HIV/AIDS education intervention for MTF transgenders. Findings revealed that MTFExpand
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