prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV;
prevention of HIV in young people and high-risk populations;
access to HIV counseling, testing, and treatment services;
stigma reduction; and
psychosocial support to people living with HIV.
Program goal: The Global Health HIV program works to mobilize and appropriate funding to support projects around the globe that prevent the spread of HIV, provide care to those living with HIV/AIDS, and improve access to testing and treatment. Our work also helps increase the capacity of communities to respond to HIV/AIDS and combat stigma around the world. We work in partnership with the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund.
Funding priorities: We prioritize projects that address:
Gifts to this program via Advance #982345 can make a significant difference.
Current Projects: The Global Health HIV program currently provides technical support and funding to projects in Sierra Leone, Central China, the Philippines, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Learn more.
Losing fear in Central Nigeria
“HIV is a big problem here. We strongly encourage every pregnant woman to attend prenatal care and to receive HIV counseling and testing. When everyone is being tested people are not so afraid of discrimination.”
Joyce Madanga, coordinator for UMC Nigeria’s Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Program