ISEAN-Hivos Program

The ISEAN-HIVOS Program, funded by a US 4.3 Million Dollar Grant from the Global Fund Round 10.┬áThe ISEAN Hivos Program is being implemented in the four countries of the ISEAN that is qualified for a Global Fund Grant- Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Timor Leste. The ISEAN Hivos Program Implements its activities through a Program Management Unit based in the Hivos Regional Office for South East Asia in Jakarta. In each country where the program operates, NGO sub-recipients were identified to lead country-based implementation. These are GWL-INA in Indonesia, the PT Foundation in Malaysia, and the PNGOC in the Philippines. These Sub-Recipients represent key organizations working on HIV-prevention and MSM-Transgender concerns in the countries where ISEAN-Hivos is implemented. Aside from the SRs, the ISEAN Hivos Program is supported at the regional level by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as well as Satu Dunia, the Regional Service Provider for the ISEAN-Hivos’ ICT framework.

The ISEAN Hivos Program’s objectives include:

  • To strengthen the capacity of CBOs and healthcare providers to improve the delivery of HIV related services for MSM and TG
  • To improve the enabling environment and strategic advocacy regarding MSM, TG, and HIV related issues
  • To improve the development and utilization of strategic information on MSM, TG, and HIV to strengthen the national responses
  • To promote the strategic use of ICT and media to effectively scale up the HIV response among MSM and TG
  • Date: July 16, 2014