The CRAT is a program of Via Libre (based in Lima, Peru), in partnership with Alliance (based in Brighton, United Kingdom)

The technical assistance that we provide is focused on the development of local capacities for organizational change.  With this purpose, we do not only attach importance to the outputs of the technical assistance, such as reports, tools or systems, but we also believe that the main task is to generate appropriate conditions for the growth and development of the organizations. 


 

international-aids-allianceThe International HIV/AIDS Alliance is a global partnership made up of 32 national non-governmental organizations, 5 Technical Support Hubs, 5 practice centers and an International Secretariat in the United Kingdom, with offices in the USA, Belgium and Switzerland.

Our mission:

“The provision and innovation of a comprehensive technical assistance on HIV and sexual health”

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The Alliance exists for one reason – to defeat AIDS through community action, an ambitious vision however realistic. We are building knowledge, mobilizing people, inspiring leadership and allowing all the voices to have a significant role in the response to HIV. Our experience shows that together we can achieve a greater impact.

On the other hand, International HIV/AIDS Alliance believes that everyone is entitled to access to HIV services and information. People are entitled to receive full and truthful information, as well as to have HIV prevention comprehensive programs. People are entitled to access HIV treatment and care, as well as appropriate social and sanitary services.

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance has 5 Linking Organizations in Latin America:

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Atlacatl Vivo Positivo, in El Salvador

Colectivo Sol, in México

Corporación Kimirina, in Ecuador

Instituto para el Desarrollo Humano (IDH), in Bolivia

Promoteurs Objectif ZeroSida (POZ), in Haití.

Vía Libre, in Perú

It also has a regional representative based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance also works with several regional programs in Latin America, such as:

La Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Personas Trans (RedLacTrans), an organization that represents transvestite, transsexual and transgender populations in 16 LAC countries.

PortalSIDA is an Internet platform in Spanish that provides tools to support global collaboration and the exchange of knowledge on the response to AIDS epidemic among networks and organizations.

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La Red de Trabajadoras Sexuales de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (RedTraSex), which works tO empower its member as subjects of law, vindicating their rights to a life free of violence, with a comprehensive health care, without stigma or discrimination.

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Corresponsales Clave, whose mission is to inform and disseminate topics related to health and development from the grassroots, starting a process that promotes empowerment and mobilization of the Civil Society and the affected communities.

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If you wish to have more information on the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, visit our website: http://www.aidsalliance.org/

Alliance Regional Technical Assistance Centers

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance as an international non-governmental organization, has an excellent work record in numerous countries and a growing international profile. Through its global activities it has performed a relevant role in the global response to the HIV epidemic.

In 2008, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, decided to decentralize the technical assistance services through Regional Hubs around the world. They were created with a significant investment and the full support from the Secretariat of International HIV/AIDS Alliance, and they are committed to promoting the provision of technical assistance with a quality approach to internal and external organizations.

Thus, the CRATs –Technical Support Hubs- were created with technical staff in charge of a portfolio of consultants/experts of the region, to provide technical assistance services to the Alliance Linking Organizations and also to any other institution that could require so.

To date, the CRATs are managed by organizations that are members of International HIV/AIDS Alliance, in charge of supporting hundreds of based-community organizations in more than 40 countries.

They are located around the world and are incorporated in by the following Linking Organizations:

Latin America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.

In charge of Via Libre, based in Lima, Peru.


 

Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

In charge of Ukraine HIV/AIDS Alliance, based in Kiev, Ukraine.


 

Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.

In charge of Kanco, based in Nairobi, Kenya

West and North Africa.

In charge of NACA / Oasys, based in Dakar, Senegal.


 

South Asia.

In charge of India HIV/AIDS Alliance, based in New Delhi, India