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  • Photo of UNAIDS says COVID-19 worsened HIV situation in Caribbean
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    UNAIDS says COVID-19 worsened HIV situation in Caribbean

    GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has worsened the efforts by Caribbean countries to meet the 2020 targets on HIV/AIDS, a senior UNAIDS official said Wednesday. UNAIDS Caribbean Director Dr James Guwani, speaking at a virtual news conference, warned that the pandemic may blow the Caribbean “off course”. UNAIDS Caribbean Director Dr James Guwani, “We were not…

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  • Photo of Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Wednesday, 24 June 2020 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic continues to examine strategies to sustain the HIV and AIDS response in the Caribbean region despite disruptions from the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The 39th Meeting…

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  • Photo of PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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    PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Friday, 24 April 2020 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, urges partners and stakeholders to ensure the continuity of treatment, care and support services for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) during the COVID-19 Pandemic.   According…

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  • Photo of Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname  with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), with funding from the CARIFORUM 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme of Support for Wider Caribbean Cooperation will host the Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation in Suriname on the 19 and 20 October 2018.  This Consultation is a follow-up to a series of engagements with faith leaders in Suriname under the PANCAP…

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  • Photo of PANCAP aims to enhance HIV prevention, care, treatment and support with Knowledge Exchange Event

    PANCAP aims to enhance HIV prevention, care, treatment and support with Knowledge Exchange Event

    MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM FROM JAMAICA, SURINAME AND THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO EXPOSED TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC'S SUCCESSFUL MODEL OF CARE Monday, 11 June 2018 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, collaborated with the Integral Orientation and…

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  • Photo of Dialogue on Faith Leaders’ role in ending AIDS continues with consultation in Guyana

    Dialogue on Faith Leaders’ role in ending AIDS continues with consultation in Guyana

    The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, hosted the Guyana Chapter of the Faith Leaders Consultation at the CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown Guyana.   The forum was held less than a month before the Joint Regional Dialogue with Faith Leaders, Parliamentarians, Civil…

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  • Photo of CariWaC ADVANCES –  First Ladies/Spouses Network formally launched

    CariWaC ADVANCES –  First Ladies/Spouses Network formally launched

    First Ladies and Spouses of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) launched  its network,” Spouses of Caribbean Leaders Action Network (SCLAN)” to tackle issues related to the health and wellbeing  of women, adolescents and children in the Caribbean. SCLAN is the advocacy and action platform to advance the Every Caribbean Women Every Caribbean Child (ECWECC) initiative, now re-titled…

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  • Photo of St Kitts and Nevis to be region’s first nation to eliminate mother-child HIV transmissions

    St Kitts and Nevis to be region’s first nation to eliminate mother-child HIV transmissions

    St Kitts and Nevis looks set to become the first country in the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), CARICOM, and the Americas – outside of Cuba – to end to mother-to-child HIV transmission. Prime Minister Timothy Harris made the announcement during his month press conference. The news follows his recent trip to New York City, where he attended…

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  • Photo of UN HIV/AIDS envoy finishes role in the Caribbean region

    UN HIV/AIDS envoy finishes role in the Caribbean region

    The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS has completed his tenure in the Caribbean region. Guyana-born Edward Greene was appointed to the post on 1 January 2012, and is now looking ahead to future opportunities. “I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for your activism in our collective quest to end AIDS by 2030, and in particular…

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  • Photo of PANCAP Launches Redesigned Website to Expand Knowledge-Sharing on HIV in the Caribbean

    PANCAP Launches Redesigned Website to Expand Knowledge-Sharing on HIV in the Caribbean

    The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will officially launch a redesigned website on Friday, July 7 at the CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana. The new site will offer improved functionality, interactive features and aims to intensify the level of knowledge sharing, capacity building and networking among the PANCAP partners including civil society organisations, National AIDS Programme Managers, clinicians, technical experts in…

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