GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Health Services Authority has said that a team of local doctors, healthcare workers and policy makers is presently in the process of verifying and documenting the elimination of mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV and congenital syphilis in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands Move Towards Elimination Of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV And Congenital Syphilis
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- A team of local doctors, healthcare workers and policy makers is presently in the process of verifying and documenting the elimination of mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV and congenital syphilis in the Cayman Islands.
TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- 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 Health Organisation (PAHO) the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) convened a three-day meeting in Georgetown last week.
KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson says plans to merge aspects of the National HIV/STI Programme with the National Family Planning Board (NFPB) are far advanced.
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- A two-day HIV/AIDS workshop brought together local medical professionals, government staff, NGO’s, and private sector groups on Wednesday, 4 June and Thursday, 5 June.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to join the National AIDS Programme for Funtestic Friday in observance of Regional HIV Testing Day.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The University of the Virgin Islands, with support from a substantial federal grant, is developing and implementing a Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program with the goal of reducing drug use and abuse, and preventing the transmission of HIV infections among college students and other young adults in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
KINGSTON (JIS) -- A total of US$16 billion has been allocated for disbursement to small, developing states, like Jamaica, to fight debilitating diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
KINGSTON (JIS) -- Persons most at risk for contracting HIV are being targeted under a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded programme.