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A Caribbean country will be first to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 15:15, - 0 Comments

Thirteen Caribbean countries are on track to be certified as having eliminated HIV transmission from mothers to children Read more about A Caribbean country will be first to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission

6 things you can do to end HIV in children
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 10:05, - 0 Comments

Many Caribbean countries are close to reaching a 2015 target for the elimination of HIV in children. Here are a few things that women can do to protect their children from HIV. Read more about 6 things you can do to end HIV in children

UNAIDS Global Report shows Caribbean strides
Tue, 11/20/2012 - 09:22, - 0 Comments

The new Global Report shows that the Caribbean has experienced several successes in its HIV response. But there must be renewed efforts to sustain the region’s response and reach those communities that are most at risk. Read more about UNAIDS Global Report shows Caribbean strides

Are we there yet?
Mon, 08/06/2012 - 19:08, - 0 Comments

Eight to ten percent of the people living with HIV in the Caribbean—including 1,100 babies born in 2011—contracted the virus from their mothers. Read more about Are we there yet?

What will the Caribbean say at AIDS 2012
Tue, 07/17/2012 - 16:50, - 0 Comments

We have made progress. But we have a challenge still with equality that makes it difficult for MSM, transgender persons and sex workers to get treated. The burning question for the Caribbean at AIDS2012 is whether governments will respond to the reality of their epidemics. Read more about What will the Caribbean say at AIDS 2012

TT could get to zero
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 13:04, - 0 Comments

 In 2010 148 babies born to HIV positive mothers in the Trinidad and Tobago public healthcare system were tested.  None of them were born with the virus. Read more about TT could get to zero

At all costs
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 12:46, - 0 Comments

When Antonia was diagnosed with HIV a precise worry entered her mind. Were her dreams of becoming a mother dashed? Read more about At all costs

Positive and pregnant
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 15:18, - 0 Comments

Two HIV positive Trinidadian women share what it took for their babies to be born HIV free. Read more about Positive and pregnant

No Jamaican child should be born with HIV
Mon, 04/30/2012 - 11:28, - 0 Comments

In 2010, 13 percent of HIV positive pregnant women and two percent of HIV exposed infants did not receive antiretroviral medication in order to prevent transmission. An estimated 15 percent of pregnant women living with HIV continue to elude the programme.  Read more about No Jamaican child should be born with HIV

One child born with HIV is too many
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 12:40, - 0 Comments

In 2010 one baby in Antigua and Barbuda was born with HIV. That’s one too many for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) coordinator at the National AIDS Program, Everton Pigott. Read more about One child born with HIV is too many

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A Caribbean country will be first to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission

November 30 2014, 0 Comments

Thirteen Caribbean countries are on track to be certified as having eliminated HIV transmission from mothers to children

6 things you can do to end HIV in children

March 4 2013, 0 Comments

Many Caribbean countries are close to reaching a 2015 target for the elimination of HIV in children. Here are a few things that women can do to protect their children from HIV.

UNAIDS Global Report shows Caribbean strides

November 20 2012, 0 Comments

The new Global Report shows that the Caribbean has experienced several successes in its HIV response. But there must be renewed efforts to sustain the region’s response and reach those communities that are most at risk.