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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Bain, Brendan C.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
The UWI HIV/AIDS Response Programme
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Journal Title
Caribbean Quarterly
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
11-14
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Abstract
At the core of this paper is the belief that strong political will to confront the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/AIDS) epidemic in an organized way is the key to progress in mitigating the impact of this disaster. The paper describes the formation and early development of the University of the West Indies HIV/AIDS Response programme (UWI HARP) and identifies the requirements for its sustainability and success. The leaders of the UWI HIV/AIDS Response Programme (UWI HARP) describe the University's programme as a partnership 'to promote awareness and appropriate action in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.' The UWI HARP leadership warns, 'Let us neither over-emphasize nor under-emphasize HIV/AIDS.'....
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