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  • Photo of SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

                                    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chair of the  Spouses of the Caribbean Leaders Action Network (SCLAN), H.E. Kim Simplis Barrow, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children in Belize…

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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 Prime Minister Harris and regional health leaders discuss critical issues relating to the HIV/AIDS Agenda

    Prime Minister Harris and regional health leaders discuss critical issues relating to the HIV/AIDS Agenda

     St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris was on Monday, April 10, 2017, updated on several critical issues relating to the HIV/AIDS agenda and its impact on the overall health of the Caribbean region. This was done during a brief meeting with the Prime Minister Harris, UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for HIV in the Caribbean, Dr.…

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  • Photo of 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS sets world on the Fast-Track to end the epidemic by 2030

    2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS sets world on the Fast-Track to end the epidemic by 2030

    NEW YORK/GENEVA, 8 June 2016—UNAIDS welcomes the new goals, targets and commitments of the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on Ending AIDS. Countries have agreed to a historic and urgent agenda to accelerate efforts towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The Political Declaration provides a global mandate to Fast-Track the AIDS response over the next five years.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM has made great strides in HIV/AIDS reduction but challenges remain, Prime Minister Harris tells the United Nations

    CARICOM has made great strides in HIV/AIDS reduction but challenges remain, Prime Minister Harris tells the United Nations

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 08, 2016 (SKNIS): Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis and CARICOM Lead Head with responsibility for Human Resources, Health and HIV/AIDS, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has addressed the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS at the U.N. Headquarters in New York on June 08. The meeting runs from June 8-10, 2016.…

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  • Photo of UN adopts declaration on ending AIDS

    UN adopts declaration on ending AIDS

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 8, CMC – The United Nations Wednesday adopted a progressive, new and actionable Political Declaration on Ending AIDS which includes a set of specific, time-bound targets that must be reached by 2020 to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals. The declaration was adopted by member states during the United…

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  • PANCAP Convenes Fourth Annual National AIDS Programme Managers and Key Partners Meeting

    The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Caribbean Office and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), will convene the Fourth Annual Meeting of National AIDS Programme Managers and Key Partners under the theme “Universal Access…

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  • Caribbean reports dramatic decline in babies born with HIV

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16, CMC – A new joint report by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says the number of babies born with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean declined by 78 per cent between 2001 and 2013. The report, “Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in the Americas,”…

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  • Belize observes World AIDS Day with goal of getting to ZeroHIV

    Belize joins the rest of the world on December 1 to celebrate World AIDS Day with a single goal of “Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS- related deaths.” To raise awareness on World AIDS Day the National HIV Programme of the Ministry of Health partnered with the National AIDS Commission (NAC), Pan American Social Marketing…

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  • Photo of Faster HIV Testing Process Coming To Nevis Soon

    Faster HIV Testing Process Coming To Nevis Soon

    NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (December 02, 2014) – Persons unaware of their HIV status, will soon have the opportunity to test at select health care providers on Nevis for same day results. The service to be introduced shortly, is a new initiative planned by the Ministry of Health on Nevis.    The disclosure came from Medical Officer of Health/HIV Clinical Coordinator…

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