Christie, Celia D.; Bain, Brendan C.; Pierre, Russell B.; Smikle, Monica ; Evans-Gilbert, Tracy ; Frederick, Joseph; Mullings, Anthony M.; Rattray, Carole A.; Pottinger, Audrey M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
HIV/AIDS in women, infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica: A further 'call to action'
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Overviews the HIV/AIDS epidemic in women, infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica. Describes the maternal and paediatric clinical HIV/AIDS services in the neighbourhood of the University of the West Indies as a basis for further collaboration. Outlines the successes of the National Institutes of Health Multi-centre and the Collaborative Paediatric AIDS Clinical Trial Groups. Presents a proposal for improving HIV/AIDS clinical-care in infants, children and adolescents in Jamaica, using the model of Paediatric ACTG in collaboration with major international funding agencies, local health services and UHWI.....