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CRN+ convenes Review and Reflection MeetingMeeting reviewed 2016 HIV Environmental Scans supported by GNP+

October 31, 2017

The Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (CRN+), with funding from the Robert Carr Network FundIII, convened a Review and Reflection Meeting from 27th – 28th September 2017 at the Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston Jamaica. The meeting brought together representatives of the networks of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) from six of the eight target countries on the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) grants. These included Belize, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. CRN+ Board members, CRN+ Staff, GNP+ Executive Director and Programme Officer participated in the meeting. The PANCAP Global Fund grant supported board members and the Senior Programme Officer’ participation.

The meeting reviewed and discussed the HIV Environmental Scans supported by GNP+ which were conducted in 2016 and the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Progress Update 2017 – focusing on the Caribbean data. Participants reviewed and simplify the UNAIDS Caribbean epidemiological data to enable PLHIV to better understand the information and to aid them in their advocacy.

Source: CRN+