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  • Photo of PANCAP Meeting opens with call to Sustain HIV Response as Public Health Systems are Challenged with COVID-19

    PANCAP Meeting opens with call to Sustain HIV Response as Public Health Systems are Challenged with COVID-19

    Wednesday, 2 June 2021 (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, commenced the Second Special Meeting of National AIDS Programme (NAP) Managers and Key Partners (Virtual), Wednesday, 2 June 2021.   The three-day meeting focused on the impact…

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  • Photo of SPOUSES OF CARICOM LEADERS ACTION NETWORK (SCLAN) APPOINT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    SPOUSES OF CARICOM LEADERS ACTION NETWORK (SCLAN) APPOINT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Executive Directors of the Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) are pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline Dragone as the new Executive Director, effective March 1, 2019. Ms. Dragone will be responsible for leading the Coordinating Mechanism beginning with the implementation of the project activities under the Gilead Sciences Inc. grant…

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  • Photo of Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) gets Grant Funding from Gilead Sciences Inc.

    Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) gets Grant Funding from Gilead Sciences Inc.

    The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) is pleased to announce the receipt of grant funding from Gilead Sciences Inc. for initiatives under the theme “Transforming Lives through Innovation: Implementation of high-impact prevention programs for adolescents, young men and women”. The Grant will facilitate the establishment of the SCLAN Secretariat that will be housed in Belize, and two demonstration projects in Belize…

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  • Photo of Second Regional Meeting of Youth Leaders on Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV and AIDS

    Second Regional Meeting of Youth Leaders on Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV and AIDS

    YOUTHS CHALLENGED TO ADVOCATE FOR CHANGES TO DISSONANCE BETWEEN THE AGE OF CONSENT FOR SEX AND THE AGE FOR INDEPENDENT ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AT OPENING OF SECOND REGIONAL YOUTH MEETING     COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN ALL SCHOOLS AND GENDER INCLUSIVE LAWS ALSO FORM KEY ASPECTS OF THE DISCUSSION       Friday, 18 May 2018 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Key Population and Faith Leaders to engage in dialogue on Reducing Stigma and Discrimination at Caribbean Regional Consultation on the Right to Health and Well-being for all

    Key Population and Faith Leaders to engage in dialogue on Reducing Stigma and Discrimination at Caribbean Regional Consultation on the Right to Health and Well-being for all

    Friday, February 2 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, in collaboration with the Regional Consultative Steering Committee for the Implementation of Recommendations to end AIDS by 2030 will convene the Caribbean Regional Consultation of…

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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 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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  • Photo of MINISTER OF JUSTICE, JAMAICA, CALLS ON PARLIAMENTARIANS TO BE ADVOCATES FOR ENDING AIDS

    MINISTER OF JUSTICE, JAMAICA, CALLS ON PARLIAMENTARIANS TO BE ADVOCATES FOR ENDING AIDS

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Parliamentarians Forum, 30 – 31 May, Kingston, Jamaica, commenced with a stirring keynote address by the Hon. Delroy Chuck, Minister of Justice, Jamaica. Minister Chuck addressed the need for parliamentarians to engage in more advocacy for People Living with and Affected…

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  • PANCAP Hosts Knowledge Workshop

    Renews commitment to CSOs and NAPS integration in national HIV responses   The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV & AIDS (PANCAP) hosted a workshop on Knowledge Synthesis and Best Practices for over forty Caribbean leaders of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and National AIDS Programme (NAP) Managers. In general, the  workshop which ran from 22 to 24 November, in Trinidad and…

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  • Photo of Guyana to benefit from US $18,000 PANCAP project

    Guyana to benefit from US $18,000 PANCAP project

    Member states of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) like Guyana, stand to benefit from a US $18,000 health project aimed at pushing early antiretroviral therapy for persons living with HIV.   The 18-month PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief)-USAID funded initiative is being implemented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs under the Knowledge for Health…

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