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Hiv Aids In The Caribbean

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

... What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50
Ask the Experts

Psychosocial Support for Children

I am looking for any program or organization that provides psychosocial support/intervention for children with HIV/AIDS, in either the USA, UK or the Caribbean. Any names/contacts will be tremendously appreciated. Thank you in advance.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I have received very positive feedback from people who have used the website:http://www.talkingwithkids.org/This site focuses on talking to children; the entire focus is on how to communicate effectively and helpfully with children. It also has... Read more »

Caribbean HIV meds?

I live in the Caribbean and I'm afraid to get medication through the government because of privacy issues (i.e. everbody ends up knowing you're hiv +. My husband and I wish to purchase medication abroad even though we know it's expensive. Where can...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...may have an idea of the best place to purchase medications outside of the government systems. I know that some people in the Caribbean go to other islands or the states for medical care depending on the resources available to them on their home... Read more »

POLICE FROM THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND

Hey doctor this is the former worried police officer from the caribbean island that related the story about the hiv+ guy that was bitten by the dog and was bleeding that I with other officers apprehended .You told me my risk was nonexistant .I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...forum and WOO-de-firkin-HOO!!!Thanks for your thanks, your very kind comments, and your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). All are very warmly appreciated.Be well Barry!Dr. Bob Read more »

Send some doctors to the Caribbean (Trinidad)

Is it possible for you to send some doctors to the Caribbean. Quoting a recent local newspaper report from Trinidad, there is a shortage of doctors who are willing to treat with HIV patients. According to the report this is due to the fact that it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thank you for your post. Unfortunately, I cannot just send a group of HIV specialists to Trinidad! I wish I could! Actually, I know a number of HIV specialists who would enjoy a trip to the Caribbean Read more »
Articles
Caribbean People International Collective Inc.

Nationwide Initiative to Fight HIV/AIDS Among Caribbean-American Communities

... Brooklyn, New York -- June 8, 2008, is the 3rd annual National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Due to this day falling on a weekend we will commence a week long celebration around this day. During this week, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Progress Stalls on HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean

... A new UNAIDS report shows HIV/AIDS remains the leading cause of death among young and middle-age adults in the Caribbean. And while the region has seen a 40 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Discuss HIV/AIDS in Caribbean During PANCAP Meeting

... "Despite the gains associated with antiretroviral treatments (ART) over the last decade, HIV/AIDS remains the leading cause of death among young and middle-aged adults in the Caribbean, warns a new U.N. report" that was released Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report on HIV/AIDS in Caribbean Highlights Challenges, Next Steps

... About 230,000 people in the Caribbean are living with HIV, and although last year more people received antiretroviral therapy than in 2006, coverage has not reached half of the 80% target Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/AIDS Research opportunity in the Caribbean

Posted by Anonymous
... HIV/AIDS Research opportunity available in the Caribbean Basin for two qualified Medical Doctors, Director, Adult HIV/AIDS and Director, Read more »

Senior Program Manager - OAR Caribbean Program

Posted by sssrecruiter
...OAR Caribbean Program. The primary activity is to provide leadership and client support for a trans-Caribbean conference on HIV/AIDS-related research in the Caribbean (tentatively planned for late 2011 or early 2012). Requires Bachelors degree... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...Requisition Number: I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
... Description: The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in... Read more »