HIV and STI Prevention in the Caribbean (UNAIDS and UNFPA)
Description/achievement of initiative

UNFPA in collaboration with key stakeholders, strengthened national and regional capacities to develop, implement and monitor HIV responses that utilize a combination prevention approach to meet the needs of young people and key populations. Regional systems for the delivery of comprehensive sexuality education have been improved in 6 countries. South-South Cooperation was facilitated for Health and Family Life Education Master training for Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana by the Ministry of Education, Jamaica.

Implementation methodologies

The focus of further implementation will be on addressing human and financial resources constraints.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Enhanced capacities of providers and beneficiaries will be realised through the use of training modules on norms and protocols and advocacy training. Further, South-South Cooperation will continue to be a key medium for capacity-building and technology transfer.

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

UNFPA leads on the coordination activities.


Progress reports
Goal 3
Goal 4
December 2015
Improvement in the delivery of regional systems for comprehensive sexuality education in numerous countries
December 2015
Increased number of countries delivering comprehensive sexuality education
Staff / Technical expertise
UNFPA staff collaborates with government officials and agree on content and modes of delivery

Basic information
Time-frame: January 2015 - Annual renewal
Contact information
Petal Thomas, Mulitlateral Affairs Specialist, pthomas@unfpa.org
United Nations