Currently, between eight to ten percent of all HIV infections in the Caribbean are due to mother-to-child transmission. Read more about A guide to preventing mother-to-child transmission in the Caribbean
Every pregnant woman or new mother has her moments: snatches of doubt, worry or frustration. HIV-positive women have quite a bit more on their minds. Read more about Support for positive and pregnant mothers
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.
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.
The Dominican Republic is one step closer to ensuring that all people living with HIV access treatment.
The UNAIDS team offers the Caribbean the broad expertise of cosponsors and other UN organisations in areas such as program development and management, women and child health, education, legal networking, community care initiatives and resource mobilisation. The goal is an expanded response to HIV in the region with the world’s second highest HIV prevalence.
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