Haiti: Empowering Women by Targeting Men - PANCAP-KfW-PSI Carisma IV Programme Success Story


 

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Haiti: Empowering Women by Targeting Men - PANCAP-KfW-PSI Carisma IV Programme Success Story

PSI Haiti conducted a qualitative research study (FOQUS) among men in Haiti’s Northwest Department, which clearly showed that men were an important obstacle to the utilization of family planning.

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CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association donates to NAPS Food Bank

In observance of 2013 World AIDS Day the Staff Association of the CARICOM Secretariat solicited food items from staff members for donation to the Ministry of Health-National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) Food Bank.

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Guyana: HIV/AIDS and the right to work: Govt. to table HIV regulations in parliament

The Government, through the Minister of Labour, Dr. Nanda Kishore Gopaul will table in the National Assembly during today’s sitting (Thursday, December 18) regulations to further protect HIV afflicted persons in the workplace.

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Jamaica: Long-awaited National policy on HIV/AIDS to be launched today

A National Policy on HIV and AIDS to be formally launched today by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS), will address, among other key issues, the hot button topic of HIV and AIDS within the workplace.

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Switzerland steps up its commitment to the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

The Federal Council has approved a contribution of CHF 60 million for the 2014-2016 period for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM).

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UNAIDS Board calls on UNAIDS to support countries in setting revised national targets for antiretroviral treatment access

The governing body of UNAIDS––the Programme Coordinating Board—has concluded its three-day meeting in Geneva.

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Walk in my shoes — UNAIDS Board devotes key session to HIV, adolescents and youth

A major concern in the global response to HIV is how to ensure that young people take their rightful place as active participants with access to high quality HIV services and the right skills and knowledge to adopt strategies to stay safe, delivered in a supportive environment.

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Ecobank and the Global Fund Launch Partnership

Ecobank and the Global Fund announced a partnership that includes innovative financing, advocacy and cash contributions worth a total of US$3 million over the next three years.

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Scientists discover how immune cells die during HIV infection; identify potential drug to block AIDS

Research led by scientists at the Gladstone Institutes has identified the precise chain of molecular events in the human body that drives the death of most of the immune system's CD4 T cells as an HIV infection leads to AIDS.

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Scientists learn how to remove HIV from cells

Scientists in Germany have discovered a way to cut out the HIV cell without harming the other cells.

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 Greetings

 "My best wishes to PANCAP and the whole Caribbean, all the best in 2014"
-  Bilali Camara, UNAIDS

 "I wish to say happy holidays to the entire staff, you have been doing a great job when it comes to keeping the world up to date with what's happening in a world where HIV and AIDS is still a social problem, and a medical condition that continues to be a daily challenge for may persons living with this virus. Thanks for all the great work you've been doing, and sharing it with the rest of the world, hoping to see this global epidemic come to an end soon.God bless."
- Gary Gumbs, Anguilla

 

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