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HIV: End of Triple-Drug Therapy? Early studies suggest starting treatment with two drugs might be efficacious

PARIS — With more powerful anti-HIV drugs, the triple therapy paradigm might be changing, researchers suggested. Two studies, one conducted in the U.S. and one in Argentina, showed promising efficacy for different two-drug regimens, investigators told at an oral session here at the International AIDS Society meeting on HIV science. The three-drug paradigm — highly […]

CRN+ Elects New Interim Board

  The Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (CRN+), the regional umbrella organisation that advocates for, and on behalf of Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV), convened a board meeting on 3-4 July 2017 in Port-of-Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.  The meeting agreed on the membership of an Interim Board, which […]

Presentation made at AIDS 2016

The Caribbean. Many islands, same issues. Lack of resources, fragmented health/care systems: an under-resourced community response This presentation can be accessed  here

PANCAP Coordinating Unit CARICOM Secretariat 13-15 Area F Plantation, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana

What’s on the Director’s Mind? Mr Dereck Springer, MPH, Director of PANCAP  I wish to urge all PANCAP members including NAP Managers, Chief Medical Officers, Permanent Secretaries, Civil Society, Regional and Development Partners to complete the PANCAP Assessment Survey which was distributed in July. The assessment is part of a review of PANCAP being conducted […]

PANCAP Regional Parliamentarians Forum Concludes with Call for Non-Partisan Approach to Issues Related to Stigma, Discrimination and HIV Transmission

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Parliamentarians Forum, 30 – 31 May, Kingston, Jamaica, concluded with recommendations from parliamentarians on a non-partisan approach to issues related to stigma, discrimination and HIV transmission. Approximately 60 regional parliamentarians engaged in intense discussions from May […]

PANCAP Regional Parliamentarians Forum 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Parliamentarians Forum, 30 – 31 May, Kingston, Jamaica, concluded with recommendations from parliamentarians on a non-partisan approach to issues related to stigma, discrimination and HIV transmission. Approximately 60 regional parliamentarians engaged in intense discussions from May […]

CRN+ announces the appointment of Jason Shepherd

  Today, the Caribbean Network of People Living with HIV (CRN+) announces the appointment of Jason Shepherd, who joins the organization as the Senior Programme Officer on 1 June 2017. For the past 14 years, Mr. Shepherd has worked in HIV, peer education and gender.  Prior to coming to CRN+, he was the Manager of […]

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