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By Edition On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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HIV infection among young people is increasing

WILLEMSTAD - The number of HIV infections among young people is rising. This is according to a report from the Caribbean Network. 2000 people are now registered. But Cura+ thinks that the actual numbers are higher. Cura More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Six Caribbean territories and states eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

The World Health Organization has validated Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and Saint Kitts and Nevis as achieving dual elimination GENEVA - Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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3 to 4 new HIV cases every week

WILLEMSTAD - Shocking figures on World AIDS Day: among Curaçao youths aged up to 24, 3 to 4 new cases of HIV are detected each week. That's what Famia Plania (Planned Family) says. They want more to be done to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Supply AIDS Inhibitors normalized by end this year

WILLEMSTAD – The supply of AIDS Inhibitors will be normal again by the end of this year. This is according to Cura+ spokesperson Mario Kleinmoedig. The St. Elizabeth Hospital (Sehos) and the interest group met More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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Sehos recognizes shortage HIV / AIDS inhibitors

WILLEMSTAD – The Saint Elizabeth Hospital (Sehos) recognizes that there is a shortage of medicines in the hospital because of cash flow problems. Yesterday the HIV / AIDS patient association Cura+ sounded the More...

Sint Elizabeth Hospital
By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Hospital does not have sufficient Aids inhibitors

WILLEMSTAD – The pharmacy at the Sint Elizabeth Hospital (Sehos) does not have enough Aids inhibitor anymore. The reason is the financial situation of the hospital, according to Cura+, the association of HIV/AIDS More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Caribbean commits to fast-tracking HIV response, calls for international partnership

NEW YORK - The Caribbean has joined the community of nations in framing and endorsing the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS. The ambitious declaration was adopted at the United Nations General Assembly More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Cost of HIV medication down from 3500 guilders to 350 guilders per month

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao has been able to reduce the cost for HIV/AIDS treatment by applying the special prices, which are valid for developing countries. If in the recent past patients infected with HIV cost 3500 More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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HIV infections continue to increase

WILLEMSTAD - The number of people with HIV in Curacao increased by 122 last year. In June this year, there were 762 HIV patients, of which 526 were being treated. This is evident from the latest figures presented More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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AIDS 2014: Key Messages/Lessons for the Caribbean

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana -  The Twentieth International AIDS conference is over. Far from over, however, is what must be done on this “last climb” to end the epidemics of AIDS, More...