Award Period:
    September 01, 2013 to January 31, 2014

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), United Bricklayers targets key populations including men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSW) in Regions 5 and 6 of Guyana to reduce the spread of HIV. The organization prevents the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections in Regions 5 and 6 of Guyana by targeting prevention activities at the most at risk populations. These prevention activities include sessions and workshops focusing on peer education and outreach, risk education counseling, support groups, economic strengthening, and awareness. United Bricklayers also provides referrals for key affected populations to hospitals and other health clinics.

Keywords: Guyana, HIV/AIDS, key populations, sexual and reproductive health, vulnerable populations