Dr. Venkatesan Chakrapani, C-SHaRP investigator, authored or
co-authored the following research reports and policy briefs.

     
1
Chakrapani, V. & Bharat, S. (2014). Getting to Zero? A National Survey on HIV-related stigma and discrimination in Urban India. Delhi: UNDP
India
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2
Bharat, S., & Chakrapani, V. (June 2014). Research Compendium - HIV-related Stigma Research in India: Current Knowledge, Gaps and Recommendations. Delhi: UNDP India. PDF Document
     
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Chakrapani, V., Samuel, M., Shunmugam, M., & Sivasubramanian, M. (2013).Modelling the Impact of Stigma on Depression and Sexual Risk Behaviours of Men who have Sex with Men and Hijras/Transgender women in India: Implications for HIV and Sexual Health Programmes. Jointly published by Madras Christian College, the Humsafar Trust and C-SHaRP, with support from ICMR. PDF Document
     
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Chakrapani, V. & Narrain, A. (2013). Legal recognition of gender identity of transgender people in India: Current situation and potential options. © UNDP India: New Delhi.   PDF Document
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5

Chakrapani, V. (2012). Access to comprehensive package of services for injecting drug users and their female sex partners identification and ranking of barriers in Northeast India. A mixed methods study. New Delhi: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Retrieved from

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Chakrapani, V. (2012). Barriers to and opportunities for uptake of HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment among injecting drug users (IDUs) in the context of targeted interventions. New Delhi: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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Chakrapani, V. (2012). The Case of Tamil Nadu Transgender Welfare Board: Insights for Developing Practical Models of Social Protection Programmes for Transgender People in India. © UNDP India: New PDF Document
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Chakrapani V, Boyce P, Dhanikachalam D. (Sep 2011). Women partners of men who have sex with men in India. India ‘MSM situation paper’ series – Technical Brief 2. DFID AIDS Technical Assistance Support Team (of Futures Group International Pvt. Ltd., India) for National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), India.
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Chakrapani V, Boyce P, Dhanikachalam D. (Sep 2011). Sexual violence against men who have sex with men in India: Intersections with HIV. India ‘MSM situation paper’ series – Technical Brief 3. DFID AIDS Technical Assistance Support Team (of Futures Group International Pvt. Ltd., India) for National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), India.
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Boyce P, Chakrapani V, Dhanikachalam D. (Sep 2011). Hard-to-reach men who have sex with men in India: Recommendations for HIV prevention. India ‘MSM situation paper’ series – Technical Brief 1. DFID AIDS Technical Assistance Support Team (of Futures Group International Pvt. Ltd., India) for National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), India.
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Chakrapani, V. (2011). Health Policies and Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of People Living with HIV and Sexual Minorities in Orissa and West Bengal. Report prepared for SAATHII to be submitted to the Government of India.
http://www.saathii.org/sites/default/files/papers/coap-policy-research-report.pdf
 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Newman, PA. (2010). HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men and transgender populations in South-East Asia: The current situation and national responses. Publication of WHO-SEARO
Retrieved from http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/Publications_MSM-combined.pdf 
 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Shunmugam, M, Logie, C, Newman, PA. (April 2010). Access and Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment for Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Imphal, India: Barriers & Facilitators. A mixed methods study. Indian Network for People living with HIV/AIDS, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V., & Abraham, K. K. (April 2010). “If we involve, will they contribute?”: Involvement of people living with HIV in policy and program decision-making. A qualitative situation assessment of ‘Greater involvement of People living with and affected by HIV/AIDS’ (GIPA) in five Indian states. Indian Network for People living with HIV/AIDS, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Shunmugam, M, Logie, C, Newman, PA. (April 2010). Access and Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment: Barriers & Facilitators. A mixed methods study conducted among people with TB - including people living with HIV (PLHIV) and injecting drug users (IDUs) – in Imphal and Erode, India. Research brief. Indian Network for People living with HIV/AIDS, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V. (2009). Continuum of care for injecting drug users (IDUs), including IDUs living with HIV, in Imphal city, Manipur: Current situation needs and gaps, A mixed methods study. New Delhi: Population Foundation of India (PFI).

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Shunmugam, M, Michael, S, Velayudham, J, & Newman, PA. (2008). Barriers to HIV Antibody Testing among People at risk in Chennai, India. Indian Network for People living with HIV (INP+) and Asia Pacific Council of AIDS Service Organizations (APCASO), Malaysia.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Mehta, S, Buggineni, P, Barr, F. (2008) Sexual and Reproductive Health of Males-at-risk in India: Service Needs, Gaps, and Barriers. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India  
     
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Chakrapani, V, Newman, PA, 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+).

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Chakrapani, V., Shunmugam, M., Michael, S., Velayudham, J., & Newman, P. A. (2008). Barriers to HIV antibody testing among people at risk in Chennai, India. Chennai: Indian Network for People living with HIV (INP+) and Asia Pacific Council of AIDS Service Organizations (APCASO).

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Chakrapani, V, Velayudham, J, Michael, S, Shunmugam, M. (2008). Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for injecting drug users in Chennai, India. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Newman, PA, Shunmugam, M, Michael, S. (2008). Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women in Chennai, India. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India.

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23

Chakrapani, V, Shanmugam, M, Michael, S, Dubrow, R. (2008). Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for female sex workers in Chennai, India. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India.

     
24

Chakrapani, V, Newman, PA, Mhaprolkar, H, Kavi, AR. (2007). Sexual and Social Networks of MSM and Hijras in India: A qualitative study. The Humsafar Trust, Mumbai. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Shunmugam, M, Newman, PA, Dubrow, R, Satpathy, A, Kurian, AK. (2007). Sexual and Reproductive Health of People Living with HIV/AIDS in India: A Mixed Methods Study. Report presented to the National AIDS Control Organization, India.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V, Mhaprolkar, H, Basu, J, Kavi, AR. (2007). Dynamics of men who have sex with men (MSM) and Hijras in Maharashtra: A qualitative study on sexual networks and vulnerability. Report commissioned by the AVERT Society/USAID, Maharashtra, India.

 
     
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Abraham, KK, Chakrapani, V, Ram, E, Ramesh, AS, John, J. (2006, November). India. In: Missing the Target #3: Stagnation in AIDS Treatment Scale Up Puts Millions of Lives at Risk – Second Six-Month Update to ITPC’s AIDS Treatment Report from the Frontlines. International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC).  
     
28
Abraham, KK, Chakrapani, V, Ram, E, John, J, Shanmugam, M, Thomas, J. (2006, May). India. In: Missing the Target – Off Target for 2010: How to Avoid Breaking the Promise of Universal Access 2006. Update to ITPC’s AIDS Treatment Report from the Frontlines. International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC).  
     
29
Abraham, KK, D’Costa, C, Jayanta, B, Shunmugam, M, Chakrapani, V. (2007, December). India. In: Missing the Target #5: Improving AIDS Drug Access and Advancing Health Care for All. International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC).  
     
30
Abraham, KK, D’Costa, C, Ramachandar, E, Shanmugam, M, Chakrapani, V. (2007, July).  India . In: Missing the Target #4: Time is Running Out to End AIDS – Treatment and Prevention for All! International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC).  
     
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Chakrapani, V. (2005, November). India . In: Missing the Target: A Report on HIV/AIDS Treatment Access from the Frontlines. International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC).  
     
32

Chakrapani, V. (2004). Needs assessment of HIV-positive Kothi-identified men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chennai, India. Report commissioned by Social Welfare Association for Men (SWAM) and Indian Network for People living with HIV (INP+).