The first part of the regional Exchange Program, hosted by GDX and SIPD was launched in Namibia. It was with great excitement that the 16 activists met, there was a very energetic buzz in the room, as this was the start of a great program. The activists were invited by the University of Namibia in Windhoek, to make a presentation to the students of Professor Immaculate Mogotsi, at the Multidisciplinary Research Center. 

The program also included a site visit to the organization Sister Namibia.

During this inaugural exchange, the group worked on the first draft of the HIV & transgender identity position paper – focusing on the inclusion and autonomy of research framed in an MSM / WSW (men having sex with men/women having sex with women) context.