Asociación Dominicana de Planificación Familiar (ADOPLAFAM)

The Asociación Dominicana de Planificación Familiar (ADOPLAFAM) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on improving family planning and HIV/AIDS services in Provinces throughout the Dominican Republic. ADOPLAFAM aims to build HIV service delivery capacity in the Dominican Republic, ensuring universal access to care and support, prevention, and treatment services for key populations. They partner with other local organizations including Clínica de Familia la Romana, Grupo Este Amor, and Clínica Esperanza y Caridad.

Grants Received

GM-0035: Improving HIV Services for Key Populations and Other Vulnerable Populations in Dominican Republic

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    Award Period
    February 01, 2014 to June 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), ADOPLAFAM plans to strengthen the technical and organizational capacity of project NGOs and community-based organizations (CBOs). Their efforts will increase access and coverage of a comprehensive package of HIV/AIDS prevention and care services for key populations and people living with HIV (PLHIV). These services include treatment, psychological support, counseling, and other services such as viral load and CD4 analysis. Through the programs designed for men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex worker (FSW), ADOPLAFAM provides key population-friendly clinical services including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, counseling and testing for HIV and VDRL, family planning services, and pap smears for FSWs. In addition, ADOPLAFAM will lead a consortium of NGOs, CBOs, and private clinics specializing in reaching key populations.

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