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NAC Belize hosts workshop on Guidelines for the Comprehensive Care of Gay Men and Other Men who have Sex with MenProgramme focused on improving the health services offered to this key population

April 19, 2018

The National AIDS Commission (Belize) and the Ministry of Health through the United Nations Development Programme hosted a three-day training entitled “Guidelines for the Comprehensive Care of Gay Men and Other Men who have Sex with Men” from 11- 13 April 2018.

The programme focused on improving the health services offered to this key population and meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Treatment Target by 2020. This sensitization workshop trained a total of 25 Health Care Providers presenting a variety of medical settings countrywide.

Dr. Lydia Guerra was the lead facilitator of the three-day training along with the following invited facilitators: Ms. Martha Carrillo (MC Consultancy), Mr. Kevin Mendez (Ministry of Health), Mr. Karl Wade (Empower Yourself, Belize Movement) and Mr. Aston Chavarria (Belize Youth Empowerment for Change).

The activity is part of the National AIDS Commission’s strategic programme in response to HIV and AIDS in Belize.