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 283
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) 291
Draft Programme of Work / AGENDA 281
Regional HIV Resource Allocation Mapping Database 285
The New Funding Model of the Global Fund 282
CARISMA IV Project 298
HIV as we approach the end of the MDG era - Enhancing the regions’ position in the global arena - Dr Ernest Massiah, Director, UNAIDS RST 297
“The Elephant in the Room”: Sexual and Reproductive Health, the ICPD – Mr Marvin Gunter, HIV/AIDS Advisor, UNFPA 296
The Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) engagement at National and regional levels - Dr Rachel Albalak 311
REPORT OF THE PEPFAR EVALUATION – Mr Carl Browne, Consultant, Encompass 290
Guyana efforts at national strategic planning for integrated services - Dr. Shanti Singh-Anthony, Programme Manager, National AIDS Programme Secretariat, Guyana 257
Annual Report of the Director - 2012 292
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 255
Lessons from the Belize experience - Ms. Kathleen Esquivel, Chairperson, National HIV Commission Belize 258
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 274
The University of the West Indies - activities 2012 250
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) 284
Group Photo- PANCAP AGM 2012- Belize 334
XII PANCAP AGM Meeting Declaration- Final 297
Key findings of Health Systems and Private sector evaluations in select countries – Ms Lisa Tarantino, Abt Associates (USAID CRSF Implementing partner) 251
Best practise studies: Interpersonal Communications approaches with Sex workers and youth in the Dominican Republic and t Lucia 253
Evidence-based interventions with most-at-risk populations communities – what works – Dr. John Waters, Co-Chair, CVC/COIN Dominican Republic 258
The Role of integrated information systems in Belize – Dr Marvin Manzanero, Director, National TB, HIV/AIDS and other STIs Programme, Ministry of Health, Belize 249
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 248
Keynote address: “Forging new paths together: suggestions from a fellow traveller” - Prof. Edward Greene – UN Special Envoy for HIV and AIDS 285
SPECIAL SESSION: EVALUATION OF THE CRSF – Dr. Sonia Alexander, Consultant, Saint Lucia 273
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 253
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 252
Key elements of the GF Round 9 Phase II Proposal – Mr. Dereck Springer, Strategy and Resourcing Officer, The Global Fund, PANCAP Coordinating Unit 258
Commentary -The Jamaican experience in fiscal planning with UNAIDS support – Hon. Dr Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health, Jamaica 278
The new PAHO Caribbean strategy for HIV and STIs – Dr Noreen Jack, Senior Advisor, PAHO HIV Caribbean office 288
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 257
Launch of book by Anjella Skerritt, former National AIDS Programme Coordinator, Montserrat 260
Engaging with faith communities to promote universal access to prevention care and treatment services 248
See Photo Gallery here
Month end blues: How to make the money stretch Ernest Massiah, UNAIDS RST, PANCAP AGM, Nassau, Bahamas, 2011 261
Annual Report of the Director 298
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 291
The Status Of The HIV Epidemic In The Caribbean: Implications for research, surveillance and priority setting at country level 289
Annual Report of the Director (pdf) 320
ENHANCING COUNTRY OWNERSHIP: AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW OF COUNTRY HIV PROGRAMMES 263
See also: CommuniqueSee also photo Gallery from the 11th AGM
Imperatives for Achieving Universal Access in the Caribbean Region 274
“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 248
Capacity building: Thinking and acting strategically 233
Perspectives on Future Direction for PANCAP- UNESCO Presentation 232
“Progress and Challenges in the HIV Response: Cuban Experience”. 256
HIV Prevention in the Caribbean: The Challenge J Peter Figueroa 275
Perspectives on Future Direction for PANCAP Dr. Kwame Boafo 304
The PANCAP 10th AGM targets: Implications for countries Morris Edwards 412
STRONGER TOGETHER RED RIBBON CAMPAIGN 239
Caribbean HIV Conference 258
Strengthening linkages between Latin America and the Caribbean The Ministerial declaration “Prevention through Education” 246
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 281
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 255
PANCAP AGM Banner 218
Progress of implementation of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework 2008- 2012 Morris Edwards Head, Strategy & Resourcing Division Pancap Coordinating Unit 274
Successes, Challenges and Future Imperatives: Montserrat’s Perspectives Anjella Skerritt STI/HIV/AIDS Coordinator Montserrat 238
PANCAP Governance Instrument: overview & discussion points Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 240
Advocacy, Policy & Legislation: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, B.A., LLB. M.Sc., Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 230
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 225
Reflection, Revitalisation and Revalidation PANCAP AT TEN A Best Practice Edward Greene Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development 236
Ministry of Public Health & Population Haiti Toward Universal Care HIV/AIDS 230
The AIDS Response in the Post-Earthquake Reconstruction of Haiti The UN Perspective UNAIDS Trinidad & Tobago Tenth PANCAP Annual General Meeting, November 2, 2010 226
PANCAP: STRENGTHENING COUNTRY FOCUS Dr. Brian Armour Trinidad and Tobago 258
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 250
Advocacy, Policy & Legislation: Successes, Challenges and Future Directions Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland, B.A., LLB. M.Sc., Head, Policy Analysis Division PANCAP Coordinating Unit 230
Directors Report 204
See also: CommuniqueSee also photo Gallery from the 10th AGM