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Project

Expanding HIV Prevention and Care Services for Most-at-Risk Populations Through the Network Association of Harm Reduction in Egypt

PAST PROJECT
Countries
  • Egypt
Funder
Ford Foundation
Duration
2014 - 2015

The Expanding HIV Prevention and Care Services for Most-at-Risk Populations Through the Network Association of Harm Reduction in Egypt project aims to reduce HIV transmission among most-at-risk populations and increase care and support services to people in Egypt living with HIV. FHI 360 partners with three local nongovernmental organizations — Befrienders, Rooya and the Youth Association for Population and Development (YAPD) — in the Giza, Alexandria and Menoufia governorates to facilitate early detection and treatment of HIV and AIDS through the establishment of a comprehensive care center.

The project has three specific objectives:

  • Strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to carry out harm reduction activities and improve access to quality services in Egypt for most-at-risk populations and people living with HIV
  • Enhance coordination of harm reduction projects in Egypt
  • Reduce stigma and discrimination against most-at-risk populations and people living with HIV through advocacy efforts
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