Dominican Republic Group Focuses on HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Treatment
March 14, 2012
In this RH Reality Check blog post, Mandy Van Deven, online administrator for International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR), discusses how PROFAMILIA-Dominican Republic, an IPPF/WHR member association, "has integrated HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and testing into its extensive clinical sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services." She writes, "There are two key elements to PROFAMILIA's integrated approach: a focus on a broad range of vulnerable groups -- from youth to women and immigrant populations -- and a staunch commitment to fighting the stigma, discrimination and gender-based violence often associated with an HIV-positive status" (3/13).
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