On 16 August 2019, the Board of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved a US$6.5 Million Multi-country Caribbean grant for PANCAP-CVC-COIN. The CARICOM Secretariat will serve as the Principal Recipient while PANCAP, CVC and COIN will serve as Sub-Recipients. CARPHA, PAHO and CENESEX in Cuba are Sub-sub-recipients.
The grant, titled “Sustainability of services for key populations in the Caribbean” commenced 1 October 2019 and will end on 30 September 2022. Men who have sex with men (MSM), Sex workers and Transgender people are direct beneficiaries of the grant which will be shared by ten counties, namely Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Goal of the grant is to provide sustainable prevention, treatment and care services for Key Populations in the Caribbean Region.