What is the HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit?
The HIV/AIDS Co-ordinting Unit is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the Health Sector's HIV/Aids plan. It also provides an ongoing partnership, strategic framework, policy guidelines and protocols to improve the health status and delivery of health care to HIV/AIDS patients.
Core Target Group:
Population of Trinidad and Tobago, persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHIV), Supplemental Target Groups: youth, prisoners, commercial sex workers etc.
What services are offered by the HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit?
Services offered to the general public free of charge are:
- Information, Education and Communication via the Ministry of Health's Health Promotion Unit in collaboration with the National Aids Co-ordinating Committee (NACC).
- STI testing through QPCC (Queen's Park Counseling Centre)
- HIV testing and counselling, PMTCT (prevention of mother to child transmission)
- Treatment and care through the RHAs (Regional Health Authorities)