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New AIDS funds to target sex workers, men who have sex with men

aidsDr Shanti Singh, the Head of the National AIDS Programme Secretariat pointed to reduced cases of HIV/AIDS being reported over the last few years.

The Global Fund has approved additional funds, totaling over US$14 million to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS here, and Dr Singh said that the funds would be used to help key groups of people who are vulnerable to infection.

Dr Singh said that Stigma and Discrimination remains a challenge in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Guyana.

Available data shows that over 7, 000 persons are living with HIV in Guyana.

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