CMLF GF R9 End of Project Report
Strengthening Caribbean Laboratory Networks
Overall Objective: “A regional network for provision of laboratory testing to support HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Opportunistic Infections (OIs) (including support for monitoring of Haematology and Biochemical parameters) established in the region”.
PANCAP Global Fund Round 9 Project 2011-2015
CMLF is a sub-recipient under the PANCAP GF Round 9 Project which is being implemented from 2011 to 2015.
Overall Project Goals and Objectives
To contribute to achieving the goals, the project has five objectives. These correspond to five of the six CRSF Priority Areas. The sixth CRSF Priority Area, multi-sectoral coordination, is a cross cutting theme.
- An enabling environment that fosters universal access to HIV services.
- Reduced HIV transmission in vulnerable populations.
- Lower PLH morbidity and mortality (in the small islands of the OECS)
- Improved human and laboratory resources (health systems strengthening).
- Better information on the epidemic and the response.
Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, and Suriname.
The 16 beneficiary countries.
- Men who have sex with men (MSM)
- Sex workers (SW)
- Drug users (DU)
- Youth (including in-school and churches, and marginalized youth)
- Migrant and mobile populations
- People Living with HIV (PLH)
The project will be implemented by seven sub-recipients (SRs):