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Bearing in mind the difficulties encountered in the target area (Centro Habana Municipality), one of the health objectives is aimed at a number of health preventive actions under the slogan “Choose Life” including:

- Preparation and implementation of surveys.
- Holding of workshops
- Training of health promoters.
- Literary Clubs
- Plastic Arts exhibitions with local and invited artists.
- Intervention of other projects in our municipality, such as "Afro Aché"

Psycoballet Workshop

This workshop springs up from previous project experiences in working with high-risk communities. This workshop is organized by mutual aid groups of people living with AIDS in the territory with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and the socializing level of these persons. The workshop imparts classes every Thursday and Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Maloja 26 esq. Ángeles.

Activities

On March 28 and 29, the Community and Traditions theoretical event was held at the José Martí Cultural Society with the presentation of highly intellectual papers. The papers were presented by researchers, scholars and students from different specialties. Our President, DrSc. Enrique Alemán was member of the jurry in the commission dealing with Identity and Traditions in which he promoted extraordinary debates on our richest traditions and the daily development of our identity. During these two days of exchange we all experienced an intellectual and personal growth.
That was the main slogan of a wonderful activity held last 21 at the Andrea B. Zabala Ortega Seminar of the Quisicuaba Association. The activity was devoted to HIV/AIDS affected children as part of a group of actions aimed at prevention. The gathering was very colorful and children enjoyed games, dances and songs which evidenced that happiness can be a way to face such health conditions. This strategy is also applied to different age groups.
In the evening of  August 31, we celebrated one of the most important events in the HIV prevention work in Centro Habana Municipality. The Hope Awards are granted to personalities, institutions or projects with an outstanding HIV prevention work in the municipality. The Centro Vasco, in this capital, became an excellent space for this important celebration. The Municipal Coordinator for the Line of Support of HIV Persons and member of our Managing Group presented Dr.Sc.
On July 11-13, the 2016-2017 school year was coordinated at the Andrea B. Zabala Ortega Seminar of the Quisicuaba Association. As part of this course, we held our first workshop to exchange ideas with professors from the Hermanos Ameijeiras School to present and debate the “Quisicuaba Project for a Future of Light and Love” Project and the many activities, modifications and benefits that such a Project could provide to the Hermanos Ameijeiras School, and to its students, families and professors during the coming school year.
On Sunday, May 15, in the afternoon, we celebrated the “PLWH Line and its Friends: 50 and beyond” cultural meeting. On this occasion, people above 50 years of age also joined the STI-HIV-AIDS prevention campaign. This new strategy includes the use of cultural manifestations to disseminate prevention messages among this important age group.
As part of the national strategy for HIV prevention in coordination with our Project, a space has been created to pay attention to HIV persons in the community as well as others with related situations. Such space was established at the Andrea B. Zabala Ortega Seminar of the Quisicuaba Association, and specialists will be working every Monday from 9:00 to 12:00 a.m.
On April 15th, an important meeting of Coordinators from the Havana Mutual Assistance Teams working with people living with HIV was held at the premises of the Quisicuaba Association.
On Saturday, April 2, at the headquarters of our Project, a provincial working meeting was held. During this meeting, municipal PLWH mutual assistance teams submitted their reports. The meeting was attended by direct recipients of our project. Likewise, the achievement and rightsizing of goals were examined paying special attention to HIV prevention measures to be taken in our country.
On March 11, in the morning, a provincial methodological meeting was held at the Andrea B. Zabala Ortega Seminar of the Quisicuaba Association. The meeting was attended by municipal coordinators of persons with several disabilities. Its main objective was to guide, evaluate and discuss health actions for disabled persons, senior citizens and people requiring social assistance.
On February 29, in the afternoon, a meeting of the mutual assistance teams was held at the Andrea B. Zabala Ortega Seminar. This meeting was aimed at people living with HIV in our capital. Its main objective was to create a focal group to deal with the new information and communication technology (ICT) to prevent HIV and adherence to HIV treatment by affected groups. This technology will disseminate prevention messages among vulnerable groups and strengthen prevention efforts by the National Program together with the civil society.

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