Las coaliciones son redes de colaboración de individuos y organizaciones que promueven un objetivo compartido. Reúnen a diversas partes interesadas que aportan conocimientos, recursos e influencia para abordar un problema o reto, normalmente a escala local. Al poner en común sus diversos conocimientos y recursos, las coaliciones pueden abogar más eficazmente por el cambio, desarrollar estrategias y soluciones a los problemas y trabajar para mejorar el bienestar de su comunidad.
¿Qué son las coaliciones ZIP?
ZIP Coalitions are a collaborative initiative that seeks to identify the needs of local communities, develop and implement support systems to address those needs, and monitor progress to ensure that everyone in the community has access to adequate services and care. The coalition is responsible for leading regional efforts to end the VIH epidemia y eliminar VHC in Indiana, involving diverse partners, utilizing data and information to set priorities and act strategically. ZIP Coalitions have a wide variety of responsibilities—from engaging stakeholders to developing strategies for addressing community needs—all to ensure that people living with VIH/VHC have access to the resources they need for optimal quality of life. Ultimately, ZIP Coalitions are designed to be a powerful and effective tool in the fight against VIH/VHC, providing a platform for collaboration, information-sharing, and collective action.
¿Dónde están las Coaliciones ZIP?
ZIP Coalitions are currently active in many regions of Indiana. Each ZIP Coalition is tailored to the specific needs of its community and designed to facilitate collaboration between local stakeholders and organizations working to end VIH/VHC in their area. The strength of each Coalition varies depending on the capacidad of its partners and resources available, but every region has a common goal: to reduce VIH/VHC transmission and increase access to care. With the support of IDOH, partners, and key stakeholders, ZIP Coalitions are poised to become an effective platform for collaboration and collective action on a local level. Together, we can work together to end the VIH/VHC epidemic in Indiana!