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PREVENTION PROGRAMS FOR KEY AFFECTED POPULATION Civil society organisations have implemented 50–75% of the programs focusing on men who have sex with men and sex workers. Government organizations provide technical assistance and HIV/AIDS, STI care and services for this population, and this ratio of government and nongovernment organizations is appropriate. Programming for men who have sex with men Three NGOs named “Together Center”, “Youth for Health” and “Support Center” are currently working with MSM in Ulaanbaatar city. During the last two years they have geographically expanded their range of work by establishing support groups in Darkhan and Orkhon provinces. Moreover, the Technical Working Group of organizations working with MSM was established, including international and national professional organizations. In the framework of the program, the NGOs mainly conducted peer education, outreach work and community mobilization activities. Over the last couple of years, a number of behavior and biological surveys were conducted among the MSM community. Collecting information of both a biological and behavioral nature means that the results can be validated and more effectively contribute toward the development of public health interventions. However, despite the expansion of topics areas that NGOs work in, the volume of training and outreach work has decreased compared to the previous reporting period due to the funding source decrease. Funding for health interventions among the MSM community will become increasingly difficult to maintain after the completion of GFATM by July 2013. The main indicator showing the involvement of MSM in prevention, care and service program was decreased comparing to 2009. According to the results of HIV and STI surveillance survey, 65.5% of MSM were involved in the prevention, care and service program in 2011 (Indicator 1.11).

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