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Guyana Ministry of Health, National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Award

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PAHO/WHO Country Office Receives Award for “Excellence in Partnership for National Week of Testing 2011”


The Ministry of Health, National AIDS Program Secretariat (NAPS) Guyana recognized the support provided by the PAHO/WHO Guyana country office during National Week of Testing which was observed 3 – 7 October 2011. The country office was presented with an award for Excellence in Partnership for National Week of Testing 2011 for the organization’s commitment in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Guyana at the Ministry of Health’s Sixth Annual Appreciation Ceremony.       The event was held at the NAPS compound on  16 December 2011, where Dr. Rosalinda Hernandez, Advisor, FCH and HIV received the award on behalf of PAHO/WHO.

NAPS has accomplished tremendous success by testing forty two thousand four hundred persons (42,400), of which 52 % were female and 47.4% male. 

Last Updated on Friday, 03 February 2012 14:25

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