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HIV outreach to Haitian community in the Bahamas
Mon, 2012-04-23 16:13, - 0 Comments

Migration comes with complications like reduced access to healthcare including HIV prevention, treatment and support. An initiative in the Bahamas aims to reach the Haitian community there by bringing services and information directly to them. Read more about HIV outreach to Haitian community in the Bahamas

Grants awarded to projects targeting marginalised communities
Sat, 2012-04-21 17:50, - 0 Comments

Throughout the region, national HIV strategic plans have frequently paid lip service to vulnerable and marginalised groups. But in last year’s Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, governments acknowledged that these commitments rarely convert into action. Read more about Grants awarded to projects targeting marginalised communities

UNAIDS welcomes new guidelines for couples
Thu, 2012-04-19 12:00, - 0 Comments

UNAIDS welcomes new guidelines for couples on HIV testing and counselling and on offering antiretroviral therapy to people living with HIV in couples to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their partner
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DR petition calls for commitments to address sustainability
Wed, 2012-04-11 15:13, - 0 Comments

Ahead of May elections, people living with HIV in the DR are demanding that their 2012 presidential candidates address the financial sustainability issues related to their treatment.  Read more about DR petition calls for commitments to address sustainability

Virgin head endorses UNAIDS Caribbean vision
Mon, 2012-04-09 15:02, - 0 Comments

Ricard Branson, head of  the Virgin group, has supported UNAIDS Caribbean's vision that the region can be first to eliminate paediatric HIV. Read more about Virgin head endorses UNAIDS Caribbean vision

WI cricketers support UNAIDS vision for regional elimination of mother-to-child transmission
Fri, 2012-04-06 09:34, - 0 Comments

The West Indies Cricket Team has expressed solidarity with a vision for the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission in the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados in the near future.  Read more about WI cricketers support UNAIDS vision for regional elimination of mother-to-child transmission

More than 3200 complete MSM survey
Fri, 2012-03-30 09:37, - 0 Comments

In excess of 3200 men living in the Caribbean have participated in an on-going study about men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more about More than 3200 complete MSM survey

HIV-related discrimination threatens B'dos labour force
Sat, 2012-03-24 13:50, - 0 Comments

HIV infection is concentrated largely amongst the working population, putting persons in the highest economically productive age group in Barbados and the labour force at risk. Read more about HIV-related discrimination threatens B'dos labour force

HIV network in Antigua and Barbuda restarts buddy programme
Fri, 2012-03-23 13:57, - 0 Comments

A programme to encourage HIV positive people to adhere to their treatment regiment is being re-energised in Antigua & Barbuda. Read more about HIV network in Antigua and Barbuda restarts buddy programme

World TB Day 2012 message
Fri, 2012-03-23 11:37, - 0 Comments

By improving collaboration between HIV and TB services almost one million lives around the world have been saved in the past six years. Read more about World TB Day 2012 message

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