established at the February 2001 Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of State
and endorsed by the Nassau Declaration on Health 2001.
PANCAP Member Countries : Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands,
Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica,
Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis,
St., Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadine, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago,
Turks & Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands.
The Partnership aims to scale up the response to HIV/AIDS in the region.
Its specific mandate is:
To advocate for HIV/AIDS issues at government and highest levels
To coordinate the regional response and mobilise resources both regional
To increase country-level resources, both human and financial, to
address the epidemic
The PANCAP Structure has four (4) Elements:
The Partnership is tasked with supporting the priority areas of action
specified in the Regional Strategic Framework.
The Membership includes; Member countries, UN agencies, bilateral
and multilateral organizations
, regional and international organizations
networks of people living with HIV/AIDS, academic institutions, the
private sector, and faith-based organizations.
The PANCAP Coordinating Unit (PCU) is the Secretariat/Coordinating
Unit of PANCAP. It is located at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown,
Guyana and supported by PANCAP partners.
Project activities of the PCU include resource mobilization, coordination,
advocacy, a Law, Ethics and Human Rights Project to develop and revise
national policies to promote human rights and non-discrimination practices
for persons infected and affected by HIV, and a project to promote
information sharing among partners.
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