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.
Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) aided Bioforce in the transition of their secretariat from People that Deliver to UNICEF through a grant awarded under the project. The Secretariat aims to build the capacity of health supply chain systems to implement evidence-based approaches to plan, finance, develop, support, and retain their workforce. Bioforce’s trainings focused on logistics management to create effective and sustainable health supply chains in France and Denmark.
The Institut Bioforce Développement (Bioforce) is a non-profit organization that offers training and career advice. Bioforce offers a range of courses that teach essential skills and attitudes for individuals planning to join international aid organizations. The organization aims to maximize the impact of HIV/AIDs programs and increase the effectiveness of public health sector missions. They accomplish this through awareness, career advice, and skill development trainings. The institute also provides training for development professionals interested in advancing their skills.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), World Vision will enable more than 1,900 people with disabilities including victims of war, especially women and girls, to attain and maintain maximum independence. The project will catalyze and invest in existing government and NGO initiatives to remove key barriers to improved service provision in the short and long term with a special focus on women and girls.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Linden Care Foundation provides care and support and prevention services for men who have sex with men (MSM), commercial sex workers, miners, loggers, and Amerindians. These services include adherence counseling, vocational and entrepreneurial skills training, capacity building and life skills, nutritional education, and psychosocial support. The program will also include reproductive health education and PMTCT Plus sessions for key populations.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Lifeline Counseling mitigates the impact of HIV on individuals and families through social, psychosocial, physical, and spiritual services. The program offers parenting training, counseling, prevention sessions, education and social integration sessions, life skills development, educational session, and child care assessment and supervision.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Hope Foundation provides health care and HIV support services for key populations in Region 7 of Guyana, creating an avenue for sustainable essential services supporting clients in the continuum of care and preventing new infections.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Hope For All aims to reduce HIV transmission through an integrated approach involving education, testing and counseling, and care and support services. Hope For All improves the quality of and expands services for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and OVC through education programs directed at individuals, community groups, volunteers, and staff. The organization increases the utilization of and access to VCT services. They also provide an education package and risk reduction services for female sex workers.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), FACT promotes behavioral change communication, risk reduction, and risk assessment for key populations. The organization provides family planning services, HIV testing and counseling, referrals for other sexually transmitted infections, and care and support for HIV positive and orphans and vulnerable children. Through their efforts, FACT hopes to address cross-cutting issues such as stigma and discrimination as well as sexual and gender-based violence.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), World Vision strengthens the consistency and sustainability of wheelchair service provision in Kenya, India, Romania, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. The Accelerating Core Competencies for Effective Wheelchair Service and Support (ACCESS) project bolsters the management and service capacity of local partners through stakeholder engagement and mobilization and local and national level advocacy efforts.