Monthly Archives: July

5 Jul COVID-19 | Other News | Updates & Emerging Issues Joint COVAX Statement on the Equal Recognition of Vaccines COVAX was built on the principle of equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines to protect the health of people all across… Read more 2 Jul COVID-19 | Other News | Updates & Emerging Issues PAHO Director

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15 Feb CMLF News | Updates & Emerging Issues Meet Dr. Farley R. Cleghorn – MD, MPH Dr Farley Cleghorn says: The only way to end the pandemic and to return to some semblance of normalcy is… Read more 11 Feb CMLF News | Updates & Emerging Issues Video Series on HIV Self-testing PART 1 –

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This CVC webinar was on HIV Self Testing. It was facilitated by Valerie Wilson, Director of Caribbean Med Labs Foundation. An excerpt of the HIV Self testing webinar held on Friday, July 31st, 2020 – 10 a.m

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SARS-COV-2 is an RNA virus from the coronavirus family, the causative agent of COVID-19. With nearly 6,000,000 cases worldwide, 365,000 deaths and detection in at least well over 200 countries, it continues to evolve with devastating medical and socio-economic sequelae. The challenge with this virus is that the global population has no underlying immunity since

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Countries seek innovative ways to mitigate the impact of disruptions and keep services going. Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new WHO survey conducted ahead of the International AIDS Society’s biannual conference. Twenty-four countries reported having

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Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations (April 2018 to September 2018) The LINKAGES project helps countries to use evidence‐based approaches to make comprehensive HIV services easily available to key populations (KP) and to sustain those services. Family Health International (FHI) 360 and its partners will provide overarching technical leadership in KP programming

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Acknowledgement The ‘Strengthening of Medical Laboratory Services in the Caribbean’ (SMLS) Project, would like to thank The Health Protection Agency, England, for the knowledge and expertise of their staff and working groups in the UK, who develop National Standard Methods, on which the Caribbean Regional Microbiology Standard Operating Procedures are based. Many thanks also to

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