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PANCAP-PAHO to host webinar on Public Health Interventions for reducing HIV deaths

March 15, 2022

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), will host a webinar on public health interventions for reducing HIV deaths through expanded HIV testing, rapid staging of HIV individuals, rapid screening of opportunistic infections (Tuberculosis, Cryptococcosis and Histoplasmosis), and rapid treatment initiation.

The virtual event will be facilitated by Dr Omar Sued, Advisor, HIV/STI Care and Treatment, PAHO and hosted by Dr Shanti Singh-Anthony, Coordinator, Knowledge Management, PANCAP.

The webinar will be held on Thursday 17 March 2022, during the following times:

Belmopan, Belize                               09:00 AM CST

Eastern Time, ET                               10:00 AM EST

Georgetown, Guyana                         11:00 AM GYT

Kingston, Jamaica                              10:00 AM EST

Port-au-Prince, Haiti                           11:00 AM EST

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago    11:00 AM AST

Suriname Time, SRT                           12:00 PM SRT

All regional stakeholders involved in the HIV response are invited to register and participate using the following link:

For more information, please contact:

Timothy Austin

Senior Project Officer, Communications

PANCAP Coordinating Unit

CARICOM Secretariat

Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana


Tel: (592) 222-0001-75, Ext. 3409  | Visit


PANCAP is a Caribbean regional partnership of governments, regional civil society organisations, regional institutions and organisations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and contributing donor partners, which was established on 14 February 2001.  PANCAP provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, coordinates the response through the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS to maximise efficient use of resources and increase impact, mobilises resources and build capacity of partners.