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COVID-19 Recommendations to Ensure Access to Health for Trans, Transvestite, and Non-Binary Persons in the Context of the Pandemic (COVID-19 Recomendaciones Para Garantizar el Acceso a la Salud de las Personas Trans, Travestis y No Binarias en el Contexto de la Pandemia)

Date Enacted: April 2020
Country: Argentina

The Ministry of Health published a set of recommendations, in line with their Gender Identity Law, aimed at providing care to “trans, transvestite, and non-binary” individuals in the context of the pandemic. The recommended actions include: respecting the gender and name used by the individual, providing care in a way that is consistent with legislation guaranteeing respectful treatment of trans, transvestite, and non-binary individuals, and taking particular steps with regard to those undergoing hormone treatment.