Assistance for the National Program for the Control and Prevention of STI/HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Cuba
January 6, 2003
- On January 6 (Mon), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend the total of 1,030,000-US dollar assistance through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project "Strengthening the National Program for the Control and Prevention of STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) /HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Cuba" to be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
- The goal of this project is to promote the adoption of responsible sexual behaviors in the population between the age of 15 and 39 years old in the City of Havana, Villa Clara and Santiago de Cuba. This project aims to scale up prevention activities implemented by the National Center for the Prevention of STI/HIV/AIDS. Activities include training and research of health personnel, students and PLWHA (People Living With HIV/AIDS).
- This project is expected to strengthen the functions of the National Center for the Prevention of STI/HIV/AIDS and contribute to the prevention activities more effective.
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