Annual General Meeting of PANCAP

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the highest decision-making organ of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) and is the principal forum of expression for its broad membership of 65 formal partners. By convention, the Chair of the AGM is the lead spokesperson on HIV and AIDS within the Quasi-Cabinet of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The prescribed functions of the AGM are as follows: 

  • Provide overall guidance to, and policy direction for the work of PANCAP.
  • Monitor the progress of HIV interventions executed both at the regional and national levels.
  • Advocate advancement of PANCAP ideals within and between sectors.
  • Support the mobilisation of resources for a scaled-up response to the HIV epidemic.
  • Act as a forum for accountability among national authorities, regional support agencies and other partners in the implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework (CRSF).
  • Provide an annual forum for information-sharing and networking among partners.

 


Minimum Package of Services for Most At-Risk Populations 241
Key research outcomes from the INTERREG HIV Project for “the setting up of a regional HIV observatory” in the French Territories (Guadeloupe, Martinique French Guiana and St. Martin) 264
Draft Programme of Work / AGENDA 244
Regional HIV Resource Allocation Mapping Database 250
The New Funding Model of the Global Fund 248
CARISMA IV Project 262
HIV as we approach the end of the MDG era - Enhancing the regions’ position in the global arena - Dr Ernest Massiah, Director, UNAIDS RST 258
“The Elephant in the Room”: Sexual and Reproductive Health, the ICPD – Mr Marvin Gunter, HIV/AIDS Advisor, UNFPA 255
The Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) engagement at National and regional levels - Dr Rachel Albalak 274
REPORT OF THE PEPFAR EVALUATION – Mr Carl Browne, Consultant, Encompass 255
Guyana efforts at national strategic planning for integrated services - Dr. Shanti Singh-Anthony, Programme Manager, National AIDS Programme Secretariat, Guyana 221
Annual Report of the Director - 2012 261
STRENGTHENING THE INVOLVEMENT OF YOUTH IN POLICY DEVELOPMENT AT NATIONAL LEVEL - Mr. Dwayne Gutzmer, Dean, CARICOM Youth Ambassadors and Mr. Dylan Williams, M & E Officer, National Committee for Families and Children, Belize 212
Lessons from the Belize experience - Ms. Kathleen Esquivel, Chairperson, National HIV Commission Belize 227
The New Funding Model of The Global Fund representative will solicit views and feedback from PANCAP for the 28th Board Meeting on 14-15 November 2012 238
The University of the West Indies - activities 2012 220
Key research outcomes from PANCAP/GIZ/EPOS Migrant Projects – Dr Robert Cazal-Gamelsy, Team leader of the PANCAP/GIZ/ EPOS Project and Dr. Ingrid Cox-Pierre, Strategy and Resourcing Officer (Care, Treatment and Support) 243
Group Photo- PANCAP AGM 2012- Belize 277
XII PANCAP AGM Meeting Declaration- Final 255
Key findings of Health Systems and Private sector evaluations in select countries – Ms Lisa Tarantino, Abt Associates (USAID CRSF Implementing partner) 223
Best practise studies: Interpersonal Communications approaches with Sex workers and youth in the Dominican Republic and t Lucia 213
Evidence-based interventions with most-at-risk populations communities – what works – Dr. John Waters, Co-Chair, CVC/COIN Dominican Republic 225
The Role of integrated information systems in Belize – Dr Marvin Manzanero, Director, National TB, HIV/AIDS and other STIs Programme, Ministry of Health, Belize 210
Key strategies employed in the Dominican Republic to integrate civil society into HIV response - Mrs. Lara Tomasa, Coordinator of Planning and Development, National AIDS Programme, Dominican Republic 218
Keynote address: “Forging new paths together: suggestions from a fellow traveller” - Prof. Edward Greene – UN Special Envoy for HIV and AIDS 244
SPECIAL SESSION: EVALUATION OF THE CRSF – Dr. Sonia Alexander, Consultant, Saint Lucia 230
Jamaican efforts to restructure HIV programming and planning techniques in use in Jamaica - Dr. Sonia Copeland, Director, Policy Planning and Development, Ministry of Health, Jamaica 212
The politics of engagement of civil society at country level – the experience of family planning affiliates in SRH – Ms. Dona Dacosta-Martinez, Executive Director, Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago & Co-Chair Caribbean Vulnerable Communi 214
Key elements of the GF Round 9 Phase II Proposal – Mr. Dereck Springer, Strategy and Resourcing Officer, The Global Fund, PANCAP Coordinating Unit 227
Commentary -The Jamaican experience in fiscal planning with UNAIDS support – Hon. Dr Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health, Jamaica 223
The new PAHO Caribbean strategy for HIV and STIs – Dr Noreen Jack, Senior Advisor, PAHO HIV Caribbean office 245
REPORT OF THE TASK FORCE ON THE CARIBBEAN HIV CONFERENCE – Mr. Roger McLean, University of the West Indies and Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, University of Puerto Rico 228
Launch of book by Anjella Skerritt, former National AIDS Programme Coordinator, Montserrat 220
Engaging with faith communities to promote universal access to prevention care and treatment services 205
See Photo Gallery here
Month end blues: How to make the money stretch Ernest Massiah, UNAIDS RST, PANCAP AGM, Nassau, Bahamas, 2011 225
Annual Report of the Director 255
Country Ownership in Social Marketing Programs KfW's Experiences and Future Trends Dr. Kai Gesing, Senior Health and Population Adviser KfW Martin Schmid, Principal Project Manager 250
The Status Of The HIV Epidemic In The Caribbean: Implications for research, surveillance and priority setting at country level 260
Annual Report of the Director (pdf) 281
ENHANCING COUNTRY OWNERSHIP: AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW OF COUNTRY HIV PROGRAMMES 232
See also: CommuniqueSee also photo Gallery from the 11th AGM
Imperatives for Achieving Universal Access in the Caribbean Region 233
“Setting up of a regional HIV observatory between French territories and other countries in the Caribbean” An information, support and action Platform for the fight against AIDS 211
Capacity building: Thinking and acting strategically 205
Perspectives on Future Direction for PANCAP- UNESCO Presentation 203
“Progress and Challenges in the HIV Response: Cuban Experience”. 215
HIV Prevention in the Caribbean: The Challenge J Peter Figueroa 244
Perspectives on Future Direction for PANCAP Dr. Kwame Boafo 277
The PANCAP 10th AGM targets: Implications for countries Morris Edwards 382
STRONGER TOGETHER RED RIBBON CAMPAIGN 205
Caribbean HIV Conference 215
Strengthening linkages between Latin America and the Caribbean The Ministerial declaration “Prevention through Education” 219
HIV Care and Treatment in the Caribbean: The Past 10 Years: Success and Challenges towards Universal Access Noreen Jack, Paul Edwards and Amalia del Riego PAHO HIV Caribbean Office 247
RESPONDING TO THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC IN THE CARIBBEAN - TAKING A REGIONAL APPROACH PANCAP AGM Sonesta Maho Resort, St Maarten Oct 31-Nov 1, 2010 225
PANCAP AGM Banner 190
Progress of implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework 2008- 2012 Morris Edwards Head, Strategy & Resourcing Division Pancap Coordinating Unit 245
Successes, Challenges and Future Imperatives: Montserrat’s Perspectives Anjella Skerritt STI/HIV/AIDS Coordinator Montserrat 198
PANCAP Governance Instrument: overview & discussion points Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 210
Advocacy, Policy & Legislation: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, B.A., LLB. M.Sc., Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 200
Perspectives on Future Direction for PANCAP Kwame Boafo Director UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean 10th Annual General Meeting of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS 31October – 2 November, 2010. St. Maarten 189
Reflection, Revitalisation and Revalidation PANCAP AT TEN A Best Practice Edward Greene Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development 206
Ministry of Public Health & Population Haiti Toward Universal Care HIV/AIDS 200
The AIDS Response in the Post-Earthquake Reconstruction of Haiti The UN Perspective UNAIDS Trinidad & Tobago Tenth PANCAP Annual General Meeting, November 2, 2010 193
PANCAP: STRENGTHENING COUNTRY FOCUS Dr. Brian Armour Trinidad and Tobago 222
Responding to the Current and Future Needs of Haiti: Perspectives from GHESKIO Patrice Joseph MD, MSCI GHESKIO CENTERS, Port-au-Prince, Haiti 10th Annual General Meeting of the Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) St Maarten, November 211
Advocacy, Policy & Legislation: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, B.A., LLB. M.Sc., Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 190
Directors Report 174
See also: CommuniqueSee also photo Gallery from the 10th AGM