Jamaican Organizations Will Receive PEPFAR Grants To Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma
Five Jamaican organizations on Tuesday signed agreements with the U.S. Ambassador’s HIV Program to receive PEPFAR-funded grants totaling $58,000 for projects aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS-related stigma, the Jamaica Observer reports. The projects will focus on reducing stigma among youth, marginalized populations and faith-based organizations. At the signing, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater commended the Jamaican government’s recentÂ action plan to fight HIV/AIDS-associated stigmaÂ (Mundle, 5/12).