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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
THE BAHAMAS: U.S. Charge d'Affaires Presents $14,000 to Bahamian Organizations to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness
<p>Staff Writer</p>
May 13, 2013

US Charge d’Affaires for the Bahamas John Dinkelman awarded grants totaling $14,000 at a ceremony on May 8 to community organizations that submitted winning proposals to the 2013 President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. The program funds nongovernmental organizations, schools, and organizations focused on HIV/AIDS prevention education and targets at-risk populations and those engaging in high-risk behavior. The US Embassy has provided more than $118,000 in PEPFAR grant funding to Bahamian organizations targeting high-risk groups on New Providence, Grand Bahama, and the Family Islands since 2009.