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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 Monday, July 24th, 2017
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WHO urges early action to combat threat of HIV drug resistance in the Caribbean

Antimicrobial drug resistance is a growing challenge to global health and sustainable development. GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the spread of an HIV strain resistant to some of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Largest global HIV program established for key populations in Eastern and Southern Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN - A new project, the first and largest of its kind, is working to reduce the spread of HIV and improve health care for key populations most at risk of and already living with HIV in select Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Nine percent rise in new HIV infections in the Caribbean

DURBAN - “Complacency is largely responsible for the slippage in the AIDS response in the Caribbean,” said the United Nations secretary-general’s special envoy for HIV in the Caribbean, Dr Edward Greene, who More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Inequality fuels HIV epidemic in the Caribbean

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - At 49 years old, Edison Liburd has established himself as one of Antigua and Barbuda’s most recognisable artists. But Liburd was not always in the spotlight. In fact, you could say he 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 Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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PAHO and UNAIDS convene meetings in Georgetown

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth across the region was a major agenda item when the Pan American More...