Say No to AIDS


  • Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV) one (1) from Trinidad and one (1) from Tobago;
  • Private Sector Representative – Employers Consultative Association;
  • Youth representatives two (2) representing the youth councils – one (1) from Trinidad and one (1) from Tobago;
  • Representative from the Tobago AIDS Coordinating Committee ;
  • Faith Based Network – one (1) representative: a. Inter-Religious Organization (IRO);
  • NGOs:
    • Medical Research Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago (oldest and largest treatment based NGO);
    • ComTalk International (PLHIV support based NGO);
    • Friends for Life (Key Population Prevention, Research and Support based NGO);
    • Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA);
    • Positive Women Network f. Grass Roots Organisation Organising Together (GROOTS TT);
  • Line Ministries / Divisions of Government and Tobago House of Assembly (THA):
    • Ministry of Social Development and Family Services, HIV and AIDS Coordinating Unit;
    • Ministry of Labour HIV Workplace Advocacy Unit;
    • Ministry of Health , HIV and AIDS Coordinating Unit;
    • Ministry of National Security, Prisons Division; and;
    • Ministry of Youth Development and National Service.



In supporting the mandate of the NACC, it is recommended that the NACC engage with the twenty two (22) Focal Point Agencies who provide essential services in the national response including but not limited to:

  • Academia and Research Institutions University of the West Indies;
    • Centre for Health Economics (HEU);
    • Institute of Gender and Development (IGDS);
  • Trade Union Representative – two (2) representatives:
    • Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM);
    • National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago (NATUC);
  • UN Bodies representatives:
    • Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO);
    • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA);
    • Joint United Programme on HIV/ AIDS (UNAIDS);
    • International Organization for Migration (IOM);
  • Regional Body one (1):
    • Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA);
  • Faith Based Networks representatives:
    • Faith Based Network of Trinidad and Tobago;
  • Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago;
  • NGOs:
    • Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT));
    • Cyril Ross Nursery (Paediatric Treatment based NGO);
    • Soroptomist;
  • Line Ministries / Divisions of Government and Tobago House of Assembly (THA):
    • Tobago House of Assembly;
    • Ministry of CARICOM and Foreign Affairs;
    • Ministry of Education, Student Support Division;
    • Ministry of Finance, Budget Division;
    • Ministry of Planning and Development, Technical Cooperation Unit or Policy Unit;
    • Ministry of Attorney General, Coordinator HIV and AIDS;
    • Ministry of Sport and Community Development;
    • Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.

Stakeholders of the NACC will be engaged depending on programmatic activity and the stakeholder analysis generated in the New Strategic Planning process.