On 7 April, in the midst of an ongoing global pandemic, we celebrated World Health Day with the motto: “Building a fairer, healthier world”. But to make this a reality the voices and needs of the most marginalised, including LGBTI people, must be front and centre. Here is how ILGA-Europe and the Nobody Left Outside initiative are working together to build on this vision.
For different reasons, many sexually active people don’t want to know whether they are HIV positive or not. They don’t want to even think about it. But if you do know what your status is, one way or the other, you will be making a positive difference to your life. Here’s why…
We are working to prepare a short submission on the specific needs and struggles of LGBTI people on the autism spectrum and their families, and are looking for inputs to this submission.
The World Health Assembly approved the newest update to the International Classification of Diseases, which depsychopathologises trans and gender diverse people.
Sophie Aujean, ILGA Europe Senior Policy and Programmes Officer
A bit more than two years ago, ILGA-Europe embarked in a great project called Health4LGBTI and aiming to raise awareness of the health inequalities and barriers faced by LGBTI people and to equip health professionals with relevant tools to overcome these.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced yesterday (18 June 2018) the completion of the ICD-11 and deleted all trans-related categories from the ICD Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders.
'Nobody Left Outside' is a collective of organisations committed to working together to find solutions to improve access to healthcare.
The countries involved in the study were Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and the UK.