Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Dubrow, R. (2008, November). Policy brief: Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for marginalized groups in India: policy and programmatic implications to ensure equity. Indian Network for People Living with HIV and AIDS (INP+)
(First author's note: Includes data on barriers faced by men who have sex with men and transgender women)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Equity in antiretroviral treatment access for marginalized groups in India. November 2008. Indian Network for People living with HIV and AIDS (INP+).
(Note: To accompany the above uploaded policy brief document.)
A discussion paper on men who have sex with men and HIV/AIDS in India
Venkatesan Chakrapani , Ashok Row Kavi, L Ramki Ramakrishnan, Rajan Gupta, Claire Rappoport, Sai Subhasree Raghavan. HIV Prevention among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in India : Review of Current Scenario and Recommendations(HTML Version). (MSM_HIV_India.pdf)
Venkatesan Chakrapani, Monica Joseph.'Sexual behavior and STD/HIV prevalence among MSM and transsexuals in Tamil Nadu: Programmatic and Policy implications'. [Oral presentation]'HIV Data Review’ workshop. Organized by the Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society (TNSACS) and UNICEF, September 2003.
Venkatesan Chakrapani, Ashok Row Kavi. Policies & Programs For Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) In India: Current Situation, Gaps, & Recommendations. Jan 2005. Available online at www.indianLGBThealth.info(MSM_Policies_India_Jan05.pdf)
Venkatesan Chakrapani. Programs & Policies for Male Sex Workers in India: Current Situation, Gaps, & Recommendations. Second national meeting of the ‘Network of Indian Male Sex Workers (NIMSW)’. Dec 22-24, 2004. Available online at www.indianLGBThealth.info (MSW_Policy_Dis_Dec04.pdf)
Venkatesan Chakrapani. Does Male-To-Male HIV Transmission Contribute Significantly To HIV Epidemic in India Than We Currently Think?Presentation at the meeting organized by SIAAP in Chennai, India. Jan 29, 2005. Available online at
Legal Status of Homosexuality in India: Implications for HIV Prevention