The Network of Guyanese Living With and Affected by HIV/AIDS

The Network of Guyanese Living With and Affected by HIV/AIDS advocates for the social and economic development of people living and affected by HIV/AIDS through care and support, information, and collective action.

Grants Received

GM-0067: Delivering Effective HIV Prevention Services for Key Populations in Guyana

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    Award Period:
    August 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Network of Guyanese Living with and Affected by HIV expands on an existing prevention program promoting positive health, dignity and prevention reaching key populations through HIV Testing and Counseling outreach within rural communities, peer education training, identifying barriers affecting access to care, and community sensitization and education sessions.  The organization also addresses the reduction of stigma and discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence.

Keywords: Guyana, capacity building, HIV/AIDS, key populations, testing and counseling, training

GM-0053: Improving Capacity to Deliver Effective HIV Services for Key Affected Populations in Guyana

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    Award Period:
    February 01, 2014 to September 30, 2014

 Country: Guyana  |  Associated APC Country Office: Guyana

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Network of Guyanese Living with and Affected by HIV/AIDS addresses the reduction of stigma and discrimination within churches and communities. The Network of Guyanese Living with and Affected by HIV/AIDS engages the local community to promote positive health, dignity, and prevention. The organization addresses social and psychosocial issues such as safe sexual practices, disclosure, family planning, parenting skills education, prevention of HIV transmission, economic development, and empowerment to enhance the well being of PLHIV and those who are affected.

Keywords: Guyana, capacity building, HIV/AIDS, key populations, testing and counseling, training