Solidaridad Ed Thomas A. C. (SETAC) was founded in Puerto Vallarta in 2009 in order to create bonds of protection in the community regardless of gender, religion or social status.Puerto Vallarta is a free, unique and special place, which makes it vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections including HIV. Since then SETAC had work to against the risks of infection and disease control. And having a great acceptance in society and our foreign brothers who visit our center for treatment as well as our local people.
Currently our center has high acceptance by the community, we are a necessary support and we have the expertise to do our job, and we will not rest until our mission reaches to the most remote places.
“My work in the fight against HIV / AIDS is supposed to be a short-term commitment, but became a lifelong journey. I am so lucky to be able to impact the lives of others, collaborating with the most passionate people and immense dedication to service.”
Ed Thomas Fundador de Solidaridad Ed Thomas A. C.
What We Do
In SETAC we have much to do to society of Puerto Vallarta, promote timely treatment of the HIV virus, we strengthen the dignified treatment and avoidance of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS. We implement campaigns and HIV screening brigades focused on increasing early detection and timely, we create partnerships with national and international organizations dedicated to education and HIV prevention. We help children of mothers living with HIV with the program Donate Milk, these and many other activities are offered in Your Community Center SETAC.
Mission & Vision
Mission: Effectively reduce the incidence of HIV / AIDS in Puerto Vallarta.
Vision: Promote respect for human rights of people living with HIV / AIDS in Puerto Vallarta.
Setac in Service of Society
SETAC provides condoms at the community center and recreational areas, including discos, bars and clubs.
Support Group for People Living with HIV, people detected, after being referred to the HIV clinic (CAPASITS) are offered the opportunity to join a mutual support group. This group allows members to create a community and share their lives in a safe and comfortable environment.
Bank of antiretroviral drugs, it supports people who for some reason are incomplete or need some of your regular dose of your medication, this is a service for both citizens and foreign, all under the supervision of CAPASITS.
Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), the aforementioned need for people who for some risk or unintended exposure (rape) were exposed to HIV, after prior assessment is made.
(322) 224 1974
SETAC Tu Centro Comunitario
Rio Santiago #174, Col. Fluvial Puerto Vallarta, Jal. México C.P. 48313 Tel. (322) 224 1974. Horario: lun. a vier. de 10 a.m. a 2 p.m.
Av. Las Palmas #105, Col. Barrio Santa María (antes Hospital Regional) Puerto Vallarta, Jal. México. Horario: lun. a vier. de 10 a.m. a 2 p.m.