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CRN+ is looking for consultant with experience in working with NGOs

Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (CRN+) #6 Pembroke Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago TERMS OF REFERENCE CRN+ OPERATIONS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Review/Update and develop (where not available) the Operations, Human Resources, Finance and Procedures and Volunteer Management Manuals for CRN+ BACKGROUND The Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV […]

CRN+ launches #UnitedPositively

The Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (CRN+)launched #UnitedPositively, an initiative to highlight voices from the Caribbean region against stigma and discrimination, in March 2019. The campaign aims to challenge governments, policy makers, civil society organizations, the regional media and especially key populations (KPS), “to let their voices be heard against Stigma […]

Religious Leaders Consultation on Ending the AIDS Epidemic in the Caribbean Religious Leaders’ Contribution to the End of AIDS By 2030

1-2 February 2017 Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Theme: ‘Religious Leaders’ Contribution to the End of AIDS by 2030’ Consultation Communiqué The Regional Consultation of Religious Leaders, convened at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on 1 – 2 February 2017, brought together 55 Religious Leaders from 14 Caribbean […]

CARPHA Mission to standardize regional reporting for the CRSF Technical assistance provided for the capture of data for the CRSF indicators

  Ms Elizabeth Lloyd, Head of Monitoring and Evaluation, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and Ms Patricia Smith-Cummings, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist are conducting a mission with support from the PANCAP Global Fund Grant to review and adopt existing regional reporting forms to standardize regional reporting for the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework (CRSF) and […]

Caribbean can reach treatment targets to end AIDS if it accelerates progress Concerted efforts are needed to increase testing and viral suppression

UNAIDS has released its annual flagship report, showing that the Caribbean could reach the testing and treatment targets that will put it on course to end its AIDS epidemic if it accelerates its response. According to Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90-90-90 targets, in order to speed up progress the region must improve strategies to […]

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

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