Press statement from the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Latin America and the Caribbean on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, March 24 Read more about Latin America and the Caribbean can end Tuberculosis
At this exciting moment in history we have at our disposal a combination of new science, evidence-based prevention strategies refined over more than 30 years, and the understanding that in order to succeed we must ensure that no one is left behind. Read more about This region knows how to prevent HIV. Now will we?
UNAIDS welcomes the ruling by the Honourable Chief Justice of Belize, Kenneth Benjamin, that Section 53 of the Belize Criminal Code is inconsistent with the Constitution. This development reinforces human rights and supports access to HIV services. Read more about Belize Section 53 judgment is a triumph for equality and HIV service access
Following the 21st International AIDS Society Conference last week, a team from Jamaica has remained a bit longer in Durban, South Africa to learn communities can bolster HIV prevention, treatment and care efforts. Read more about Building a bridge from Durban to Kingston
Never before have the concerns of LGBTI communities in Latin America and the Caribbean been so visible. While we celebrate this progress in the region, we call attention to the lack of response to barriers faced by LGBTI people. Read more about 2016 Joint United Nations Latin America and Caribbean Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, and it comes at a critical time for Latin America and the Caribbean. This year the world started its 15-year journey toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with their emphasis on dignity, equality and security for all. Yet recent events in the region demonstrate that entire communities remain degraded, discriminated against and excluded. Read more about All human beings are born free and equal
The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in the Caribbean, Dr. John Edward Greene, and Latin America and Caribbean Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Dr. César Núñez, visit Jamaica Read more about UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on AIDS and UNAIDS Regional Director visit Jamaica
The International Women´s Day commem Read more about International Women´s Day - Joint Declaration of UN Women and UNAIDS on occasion of the International Women´s Day