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  • Photo of Remarks by Dr Rosmond Adams, Director, PANCAP on the occasion of the UNAIDS Global AIDS Report 2020 launch

    Remarks by Dr Rosmond Adams, Director, PANCAP on the occasion of the UNAIDS Global AIDS Report 2020 launch

    It gives me great pleasure to present these brief remarks on next steps on behalf of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) at this virtual launch of the UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2020. As COVID-19 rapidly spreads, the global HIV community is increasingly concerned about the potential impact of COVID-19 on the 37.9 million People Living with HIV globally. Indeed,…

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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 NAP Managers and CSOs urged to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to advance the   HIV gains for the Caribbean

    NAP Managers and CSOs urged to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to advance the HIV gains for the Caribbean

    Monday, 22 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,  convened a virtual three-day meeting of National AIDS Programme (NAP) Managers, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Key Partners, 16 – 18 June 2020 to discuss the…

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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 Statement by the Director of PANCAP Dr Rosmond Adams on International Women’s Day 2020

    Statement by the Director of PANCAP Dr Rosmond Adams on International Women’s Day 2020

    ecognising the Role of Women in our society: Let us all be equal. International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8. This year, the theme is: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The theme is aligned with the United Nations’ Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. International…

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  • Photo of PANCAP Knowledge Exchange Promotes Successful Models of Care for Key Populations

    PANCAP Knowledge Exchange Promotes Successful Models of Care for Key Populations

    (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat) The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) has collaborated with the Integral Orientation and Research Center/Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN) to facilitate a learning exchange focused on Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and successful HIV testing strategies for key populations to access prevention and treatment. The capacity-building initiative will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican…

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  • Photo of New Chair and Vice Chair elected to PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group..

    New Chair and Vice Chair elected to PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group..

    (PANCAP Coordinating Unit Press Release): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) has extended congratulations to the new Chair and Vice Chair of the PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group. A press release from the PANCAP Coordinating Unit said Mr. Roger McLean and Dr. Gail Gajadhar were elected Chair and Vice-Chair respectively of the PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group for the Multi-Country Caribbean Global…

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  • Photo of Progress, but impact of HIV prevention response inadequate, particularly among key populations – PANCAP Evaluation

    Progress, but impact of HIV prevention response inadequate, particularly among key populations – PANCAP Evaluation

    The Caribbean has made progress in responding to the HIV epidemic, but an evaluation done last year has found that the impact of the prevention response has been inadequate, particularly among key populations. Of concern, according to the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP), is that the annual number of new HIV infections among adults in the Caribbean declined by…

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  • Photo of PANCAP 2018 World AIDS Day Message: KNOW YOUR STATUS

    PANCAP 2018 World AIDS Day Message: KNOW YOUR STATUS

     This year’s World AIDS Day theme “Know your status” encourages us to be tested to know whether we are HIV negative or positive. This theme is very relevant as the world has committed to Fast Track actions towards achieving the 90-90-90 treatment targets by the year 2020. The UNAIDS 2018 Global AIDS Monitoring (GAM) report informs us that there are…

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  • Photo of Justice Minister reinforces Jamaica’s commitment to human rights protection

    Justice Minister reinforces Jamaica’s commitment to human rights protection

    The promotion, protection, and enhancement of human rights in Jamaica was a primary consideration of the current Government“, Jamaica’s Minister of Justice, the Hon. Delroy Chuck said Tuesday. To this extent, all fundamental rights were guaranteed by the Constitution and they would be upheld, the Minister added. He cautioned though that there had to be awareness that “from time to…

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