External resources on health
In this section, we are gathering external resources on the topic.
By Groupe SOS, SOS Homophobie, AIDES. November 2013
Identifying needs for and accessibility of HIV-related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus
by Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health - Tanadgoma (Tbilisi, Georgia), in close cooperation with NGO “We for Civil Equality” (Erevan, Armenia) and NGO “Gender and Development” (Baku, Azerbaijan), 2013
Elaborated under the project “Access to HIV-related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus”, funded by amfAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) and implemented by non-governmental organizations “Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health – Tanadgoma” (Georgia), “We for Civil Equality” (Armenia) and “Gender and Development” (Azerbaijan). September 2013
A guide for General Practitioners (Doctors) published by GLEN and the Irish College of General Practitioners, May 2013
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Service Users: Guidance for Staff Working in Mental Health Services
Developed by GLEN in consultation with the Mental Health Commission with the support of the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention. 2013
By ILGA World, 2013
The Council of Europe organised in March 2013, in the framework of its LGBT project a seminar on training healthcare and social welfare practitioners on LGBT issues. Find some of the presentations here
By IGLYO, 2013
By European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2013
By Open Society Foundations, 2013
Pink Competency (Rosa Kompetanse in Norwegian) is a national collaboration between the Norwegian directorate for health and LLH, the Norwegian LGBT organisation.
Five things you need to know: A Pilot Training Programme for Health and Social Care Professionals providing Palliative and Oncological Care to Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Patients
By Dr. Finn Reygan Dr. Paul D’Alton, Department of Psycho-oncology, St. Vincent’s University Hospital. 2012
Tool kit created by NHS (National Health Service in United Kingdom) and Lesbian and Gay Foundation for awareness raising of LGB health related issues for General Practitioners.
A resource for Psychiatrists. By College of Psychiatry of Ireland and GLEN, 2011
Final report from the LGBT Health Summit 2010, Hatfield, UK.
Lambda Legal’s Survey on Discrimination Against LGBT People and People Living with HIV
By Lambda Legal, 2010
A resource for Mental Health Nurses. By Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing and GLEN, 2010
By National Office for Suicide Prevention of the Health Service Executive, GLEN and BeLonG To, 2010
Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Callers: An Introduction for Samaritans Volunteers
By Samaritans Ireland and GLEN, 2010
A report of the HSE (Irish national health service) on LGBT Health Care Needs, 2010
Creating a National Standard for Equal Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients and Their Families.
By Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2010
By Nick J Mulé, Lori E Ross, Barry Deeprose, Beth E Jackson, Andrea Daley, Anna Travers and Dick Moore. Published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2009, 8:18, May 2009
IGLYO - the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation - issued this publication about LGBT youth and health in December 2009.
By the secretariat of the European Social Charter, 2009
a study of the mental health and well-being of LGBT People in Ireland.
The Research was commissioned by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and BeLonG To Youth Service, and is funded by the Health Service
Executive's National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP). 2008
Lesbian and bisexual women’s health check 2008.
By by Ruth Hunt and Dr Julie Fish, survey results analysed by Sigma Research, Stonewall, 2008
In April 2008, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe passed a resolution on “Child and Teenage Suicide” which included good references to the problems of LGBT teenagers. Some of the text from the resolution:
BeLonG To Youth Services, Ireland, 2007
By Miller, M., André, A., Ebin, J., and Bessonova, L., New York: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute, the Fenway Institute at Fenway Community Health, and BiNet USA, 2007
by Ruth Hunt and Adam Minsky, Stonewall, 2006