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General Manager says Global Fund offers outstanding value for money

TUNIS – Gabriel Jaramillo, General Manager of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, told a gathering of finance and health ministers that the financing institution offers outstanding value for money by effectively treating and preventing the spread of disease. In a speech to  ...

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PM Douglas endorses roles of CARPHA and PANCAP

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JUNE 28TH 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and CARICOM’s lead Head for Human Resources, Health and HIV/AIDS, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has endorsed the complementary roles of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Pan Caribbean Par ...

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HIV fight not threatened despite limited funding

Guyana will continue to fight to reduce the HIV/AIDS epidemic despite scarce funding from international agencies, Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran said. Dr Ramsaran told Guyana Times that the administration is making every effort to continue programmes which were started with the help of the United ...

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate, Joins the March on Washington

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Laureate, is one of the greatest living moral icons of our time who was a key leader in the fight against apartheid in South Africa. His strength of conviction and outspoken activism to stop injustices-including the tragedy of HIV/AIDS in his own country and ar ...

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Caribbean States called upon to adopt OAS Resolution

The Coalition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transvestite, Transsexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTTTI) Latin American and Caribbean organizations (The Coalition) is calling on all Caribbean states to implement the Organisation of American States (OAS) Resolutions on human rights, sexual orientation  ...

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Eastern Caribbean states praise relationship with Brazil

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, May 10, CMC – Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Director General Dr. Len Ishmael has praised Brazil for its “strong and continued commitment” to strengthening cooperation, as the South American nation formally presented its second ambassador to the nine-natio ...

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The heavy co$t of AIDS - With global funds to dry up, Jamaica in peril

CARIBBEAN AIDS prevention advocates fear that crucial funding to sustain hard-won gains over the last decade could dry up by year end. Financial support from the Geneva-based Global Fund could cease because Jamaica and other Caribbean states, having been classified as 'middle-income' countries, no l ...

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Bahamas submits report to UN committee on elimination of discrimination against women

By Llonella Gilbert, BIS NASSAU, BAHAMAS -- The Bahamas has submitted its first national report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). CEDAW, an expert body established in 1982, is composed of 23 experts on women’s issues from around the wor ...

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Jamaica praised for HIV response

Jamaica’s HIV/AIDS response programmes have been praised by a leading United Nations technocrat as being among the best in the Caribbean Region. Regional Director of UNAIDS, Dr. Ernest Massiah, has observed that despite reductions in funding from multilateral sources, the country has led the way ...

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PCU Deepens relations with PEPFAR Guyana

On January 24th 2011 the PEPFAR Regional Coordinator (Eastern Caribbean) William Conn facilitated a meeting between the PCU and PEPFAR Guyana Team (names) , CDC Guyana (name), Lindsay Stewart of USAID Washington and Chris O’Connell of President Ocala’s Office of Global AIDS Coordination (OAK).  ...

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Multisectoral Response

Guiding Principle The Caribbean Partnership Commitment issued by the Heads of Government in 2001 called on all sectors within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to collaborate in ensuring the most effective regional response to the HIV epidemic.  Inherently, PANCAP is a broad-based partne ...

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