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World AIDS Day News Alert.
Laboratory Support Crucial For Achieving Targets
As the Caribbean joins with people around the world to observe World AIDS Day, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reports “real progress in every region of the world, but the pace of delivery and change is too slow. A top priority now is reallocation of resources away from areas and services where there is little to be achieved and front-loading investment in high-priority areas to achieve long-term plans”.

The Caribbean Med Labs Foundation (CMLF) is therefore underlining the urgent necessity to provide user-friendly and quality assured testing services to key populations, if the region’s targets are to be met.
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PANCAP Director Flags Need for Increased Investment in Response
Earlier this year on September 25th, countries had the opportunity to adopt 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Three of these goals are relevant to the agenda PANCAP is currently pursuing: SDG 3 – Good Health and Wellbeing; SDG 5 – Gender Equality; and SDG 16 – Peace, Justice and Institutions.
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Caribbean Records Important Declines
According to the latest available figures from UNAIDS, there are an estimated 13,000 new infections in the region, a decline of 50% between 2000 and 2014. The total number of People Living With HIV (PLHIV) was 280,000 in 2014. 
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Let Us Resolve to Make the Caribbean First to Zero
So much to celebrate yet so much more to achieve. Young people still dying. Rates of infection too high among vulnerable groups. Stigma and discrimination still raging, fanning the flames of the disease. 
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CMLF News Issue #7
27th January 2016