December 14, 2017

AIDS care in the Caribbean is varied

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From St Lucia Times (Martinique 1Ere) – 308 million euros are needed each year to finance the fight against AIDS in the Caribbean. The majority of this sum is the responsibility of countries that benefit from some international aid. But from 2018, there will be a shortfall of 7.5 million euros. Indeed, US President Donald Trump has canceled […]

The Editor Speaks: HIV &AIDS

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Friday, December 1st is World AIDS Day. Cayman Islands Minister of Health in his Message said: “As the festive season approaches, it is always a poignant time of year for people who have lost loved ones, particularly those who have succumbed to an illness such as HIV and AIDS. “It is important, therefore, that we […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s Message for World AIDS Day Dec 1 2017

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Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA World AIDS Day 2017 1 December 2017 As the festive season approaches, it is always a poignant time of year for people who have lost loved ones, particularly those who have succumbed to an illness such as HIV and AIDS. It is important, […]

WORLD ORPHANS DAY was observed Monday, November 13

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November 11, 2017 Nashville, TN… On Monday, November 13 there will be events, vigils and fundraisers commemorating World Orphans Day in various countries around the world. Facilitated by a Nashville based organization, The Stars Foundation, the flagship platform for orphans is being expanded to include an internationally promoted World Orphans Day theme song in 2018. […]

Women are leading the way in HIV research

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By Linda-Gail Bekker and Anthony S. Fauci From Caribbean News Service GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 08 2017 – On International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the strong women who have always been at the heart of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For more than 35 years, women have modeled strength and resilience as researchers, nurses and […]

PANCAP Partners with Caribbean Faith leaders for consultation on ending HIV and Aids by 2030

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From CARICOM The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP)and Caribbean Faith Leaders will host a consultation on ending HIV and AIDS by 2030. The consultation takes place on 1-2 February 2017, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and is being co-funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and […]

Singer George Michael dead at 53

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From Newsmax George Michael, the British pop superstar who reached early fame with WHAM! and went on to a solo career lined with controversies and chart-topping hits that blended soul and dance music with social commentary, has died, his publicist said Sunday. He was 53. Michael died at his home in Goring, England. His publicist, […]

Cayman Islands civil servants dressed in red for World AIDS Day

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Civil servants joined members of Cayman AIDS Foundation to dress in red and mark World AIDS Day on Thursday (1 December 2016). The group gathered on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Elgin Avenue just after 9 a.m., beginning a day of activities that included an evening march from the Glass House to […]

The Editor Speaks: AIDS

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World AID’s Day Thursday 1st December. Premier Alden McLaughlin delivered a message supporting World AID’s Day here in the Cayman Islands and congratulating “the excellent work being done by the Health Services Authority, Cayman AIDS Foundation and the Red Cross to educate and inform our people on HIV and AIDS.” He also said : “According […]

Man vilified as ‘patient zero’ in US AIDS crisis is cleared decades later

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By Tribune Media Wire From WHNT 19 News The man blamed for bringing HIV to the United States just had his name cleared. New research has proved that Gaëtan Dugas, a French-Canadian flight attendant who was dubbed “patient zero,” did not spread HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to the United States. A cutting-edge analysis […]