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Hiv In The Caribbean

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AIDS.gov

Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: HIV in the Caribbean Region

Note: In the United States, Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is June 8. For this observance, Caribbean-American leaders sponsor diverse activities to create awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the health status of Caribbean-Americans... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Caribbean: Homosexuality Must Be Legal to Beat Caribbean AIDS -- Activists

The Caribbean, whose HIV/AIDS epidemic is second only to that in sub-Saharan Africa, must decriminalize sex between men to thwart the spread of the virus, experts said Thursday at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Psychologists... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Commemorates Sixth Year

Washington, D.C. -- On June 8th, 2011, National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) will celebrate its sixth year of raising HIV awareness among Caribbean Americans. The lead sponsor, Caribbean People International Collective,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Since you will need a medical professional participating in your care (and writing prescriptions) the starting point would be with your doctor. He or she may have an idea of the best place to purchase medications outside of the government systems. I... Read more »

Implications on development in the caribbean

What are the development implications for caribbean countries of the increasing rate of HIV?AIDS infection and how can these countries deal with these...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
The Carribean is generally in a similar place to many developing countries facing an HIV/AIDS crisis. Access to treatment for people living with HIV is generally very difficult in this area. Although Barbados has just signed an agreement with the... 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 about now! However, that's not how it... Read more »

Please! im terrified...ill donate asap (from the caribbean)

Sept 2nd - Had unprotected sex with new girlfriend who claims she has only had 3 other sexual partners in her life (all boyfriends). I ejaculated inside her and i also gave her unprotected oral. Sept 6th (4 days later)- I noticed red bumps /...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Terrified Caribbean Dude,1.Does your rash/pimple thing sound like HIV? Nope!2.Should you be worried? Certainly not, because of your "symptoms." 3.Did symptoms start too soon to be HIV related? Yep!Dude, if you love your girlfriend... Read more »
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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, Pediatric HIV/AIDS. Will serve as Department Head and Principal Investigator for HIV
studies. Extensive research... Read more »

Senior Program Manager - OAR Caribbean Program

Posted by sssrecruiter
Social & Scientific Systems, a growing employee-owned technical and research support firm in Silver Spring, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager to serve as the lead program person for OAR Caribbean Program. The... Read more »

Looking for others in Caribbean

Posted by user848
I am from the states, i have been in Dominica since Nov 6, i am relocating to U.S Virgin Islands In early March, i am interested in meeting people, male, female, for friendship and support. Dominica is beautiful but difficult, I had to get meds... Read more »

HIV POSITIVE CRUISE & 7 DAY RETREAT

Posted by unite4life
BOOKING NOW---POZ CRUISE October, 26, - November 2, 2008



Join Jason Crum for his

Annual Poz CRUISE

on a seven-day RETREAT

to the Eastern Caribbean

for the HIV positive Straight & Gay Community,

their friends and family from across the United States



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