Jamaica's 'Eve for Life' Gets Funding to Work with Women Living with HIV

13 November 2018

Jamaican women living with HIV who are uncertain where to go for assistance due to the fear of being stigmatized can turn to 'Eve for Life.' The non-governmental organization recently received USD $43,000 from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to coordinate two new programmes - Self Motivated and Responsible Teenagers (SMART) and Vocal and Informed Teens: To Plan and Prevent. 

In a recent press release, Caribbean Regional Director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dr. Kevin Harvey said "our adolescent girls and young women must be provided with the opportunities and spaces to be empowered, regardless of their status. Giving a voice to the voiceless is creating a platform for change. This is part of our overall efforts to strengthen the HIV response."

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