This study aimed to review budget allocation for HIV and SRHR of Migrants (including MSM Migrants) interventions, policies & outcomes by:
Since the testing times of Covid-19 helped the world realize that the most severely affected and vulnerable groups were those of migrants, the assessment aimed at assessing lives of Migrants’ how their lives presently are in the post pandemic world. By obtaining useful insights into what the impacts of Covid-19 have been on the migration stream, the study explored the recovery needs, mitigation strategies and policy responses that need to be catered and adopted in post pandemic context.
This research highlights the implementation level of UHC in Pakistan and inclusion of migrants in Pakistan’s UHC commitments. The study dives deep into the various requirements and hurdles to achieve UHC coverage and implementation.
The Research had the following three objectives:
This online research was conducted by SPEAK to know the level of SRHR awareness particularly STDs and HIV among overseas Pakistanis. Another aim was to gather information of whether the Migrants were sensitized by the government on the diseases before departure. The results of the research indicated an alarming lack of awareness among overseas Pakistanis regarding SRHR awareness and transmission of STDs like HIV.
This study intends to provide a brief context of the current situation of migrants’ health rights, primarily by looking at the progression of HIV and AIDS related policies and practices over time. HIV is considered an indicator because it is one of the most sensitive health conditions. As a treatable disease, considerations surrounding HIV extend beyond health and encompass social issues of stigma and discrimination. The aim of this study was to compile information to assess whether there had been any positive changes at the policy level in the protection of migrants’ health rights, as well as to identify remaining obstacles in the protection of migrant’s health rights, specifically as it concerns HIV.
To explore three-dimensional challenges faced by WHRDs and to generate concrete strategies for the protection of WHRDs, this research had the following 3 objectives:
The National level consultation aimed to sensitize all stakeholders of migration and HIV on HIV vulnerabilities of migrants and set a roadmap for collaborative efforts to eradicate migrants' HIV vulnerabilities by establishing Technical Working Group (TWG). The event was chaired by Special Secretary – Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination (MNHSRC) and co-chaired by Secretary – Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (MOPHRD).
SPEAK organized 1st CSO coalition meeting to advocate funding on HIV and SRHR of migrants. The coalition meeting enhanced the understanding of participants on different key aspects of HIV financing in prevention and response and to increase awareness of the participants on strategies for HIV financing on migrants. The meeting was attended by 09 CSO’s working on HIV and migrants rights.