Resource Mobilisation Needed To Fight HIV

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As external aid for HIV programmes decreases across the Caribbean, an increased mobilisation of domestic resources is necessary to ensure sustainability and continued access to programmes in affected countries. This declaration came from Health Minister John Boyce today as he addressed the opening of a two-day workshop on Domestic Resource Mobilisation for HIV in the Caribbean at the Courtyard by …

Businesses Urged To Join HIV & AIDS Fight

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Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS), Ian Inniss, is calling on individuals and businesses to join his department in the fight against HIV and AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. Speaking at the recent launch of the 7th annual Love, Poetry and Song benefit concert, Mr. Inniss extended an invitation to the private sector and others …

16 Years Of HIV & AIDS Public Education

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The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport is determined to promote public education on HIV and AIDS in the tourism industry through its HIV/AIDS awareness programme. Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy, disclosed this last Friday, during opening remarks at a drama presentation and cocktail reception hosted by his Ministry, in observance of World AIDS Day. Stating that his Ministry had …

Global AIDS Response 2014 – Barbados

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Syphilis Cases A Concern For Ministry

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The Ministry of Health has stressed the importance of all persons in Barbados continuing to educate themselves about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and doing all in their power to prevent transmission of these diseases. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and STIs, Dr. Anton Best, made the declaration today as he revealed the results of a detailed analysis of …

Health Ministry: WhatsApp Story Untrue

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The Ministry of Health has dismissed as untrue a report being relayed via WhatsApp that a 10-year-old Barbadian boy was infected with HIV after eating pineapple purchased from a vendor who was himself infected. According to the report being circulated, the vendor had a cut on his finger and blood was transferred to the fruit while he was cutting it. …

Love, Poetry & Song Today

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The Love, Poetry and Song fundraising concert will come off this evening, Saturday, February 18, at the Drill Hall Beach Range, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, St. Michael. Several local singers and spoken word artistes will perform at the concert, which will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. The doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring …

Love Poetry & Song Launch On Thursday

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The sixth annual Love Poetry and Song charity concert will be launched this Thursday, January 19, at the Officers’ Mess, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, The Garrison, at 10:00 a.m. Organised by the HIV Education Committee of the Barbados Government Information Service, the concert is being held to raise funds and collect non-perishable food products and toiletry items for …