GM-0033: Improving HIV Services for Key Populations and Other Vulnerable Populations in Dominican Republic

    Award Period:
    January 01, 2014 to September 30, 2016

 Country: Dominican Republic  |  Associated APC Country Office: Dominican Republic

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), REDOVIH+ works in a consortium with Amigos Siempre Amigos (ASA), Batey Relief Alliance (BRA), and Movimiento de Mujeres Unidas (MODEMU) in the Santo Domingo, Monte Plata, and San Cristobal regions of the Dominican Republic. The Consortium works to improve HIV services for MSM and transgender individuals through training, personal development, community and social capital formation, and integrated HIV services for sex workers. REDOVIH+ holds meetings with community-based organizations in an effort to bring awareness to the situation of key populations and the services available.

Keywords: Dominican Republic, capacity building, HIV/AIDS, key populations, testing and counseling, vulnerable populations