Issues related to HIV in the Caribbean came to the fore recently, when two high- level experts in that area met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean.
The United Nation???s Secretary General???s Special Envoy for HIV in the Caribbean, Dr. Edward Greene, and Director of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), Dereck Springer, met with Senator McClean at her Ministry???s Culloden Road headquarters.
Talks focused on the status of HIV and AIDS in Barbados and the Caribbean, as well as ways that outstanding issues pertaining to this area could be addressed, with a view to eliminating discrimination and educating a wide cross section of persons.