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Video: Global Fund in the Dominican Republic

This is a repost of a report by Vladimir Encarnación Jáquez, Dominican Republic.

The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has contributed significantly to improving HIV, TB and malaria responses and strengthening health systems. This video documents what more it can do more to save lives and prevent infections – by genuinely engaging affected communities at all levels of programmes receiving Global Fund support. The video presents interviews with Global Fund grant recipients, CCM representatives/office bearers, and other stakeholders in-country and shines a spotlight on a number of pertinent issues affecting the Dominican Republic. [Spanish with English sub-titles]

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