Alfredo Felix, HIV Peer Counselor in the Dominican Republic

Alfredo Felix, a peer counselor with the Department of HIV at Jaime Mota Regional Hospital in Barahona, shares what motivates him and tells a story about a client he helped.

Our Involvement

CapacityPlus’s Alex Collins interviewed Alfredo during a three-month field assignment in the Dominican Republic. CapacityPlus provides assistance to the Ministry of Health to improve systems aimed at strengthening the health workforce needed to contribute to an AIDS-free generation. The coverage of services including early detection of HIV and syphilis, family planning, and access to prenatal care for HIV-positive women has risen in many regions.