About Us

Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies that are advocates and service providers, working with and on behalf of Caribbean populations who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection or often forgotten in access to treatment and healthcare programmes. These groups include men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who use drugs, orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV, migrant populations, persons in prison and ex-prisoners, and youth in especially difficult circumstances. < read more >

 

Marginalized Children & Youth

The AIDS epidemic has orphaned approximately 250,000 Caribbean children

Drug Users

Globally, HIV prevention efforts have focussed on injecting drug users, one of the highest risk populations for HIV

Sex Workers

in Guyana, Jamaica, and the Dom. Rep., HIV  among female sex workers is estimated at 17%, 5%, and 2% respectively.

MSM

It is estimated that MSMs account for 10% of HIV transmission in the Caribbean and studies estimate high HIV rates ranging from 5 to 33%.

Mobile/Migrant Populations

Population movement has its risks and those who are most vulnerable include refugees...

Prison Inmates/Ex-inmates

Very few HIV programmes exist in the Caribbean targeted at the prison population and ex-inmates.

Latest News

21 Dec 2015
 Background:  Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is seeking an experienced evaluation consultant to conduct a comprehensive assessment...
21 Dec 2015
“The Rodney Bay CARIFLAGS Compact: A Public-Private Partnership to Support the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in the Caribbean” Terms of Reference...
11 Dec 2015
For immediate release December 10, 2015 An award that bridges the gap between communities and academia working to end AIDS The Robert Carr Research...
04 Dec 2015
HIV/AIDS November 16, 2015 – Jamaica Star – Charlie Sheen to reveal HIV status November 16, 2015 – TIME – There’s a drug that prevents HIV. Let’s use...
04 Dec 2015
HIV/AIDS November 4, 2015 – Stabroek News – More work needed to address HIV in prisons – In a UNAIDS meeting held in Geneva, Minister of Health...
04 Dec 2015
The Journal of the International AIDS Society has today published its Special Supplement on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of...
04 Dec 2015
On this World AIDS Day, CVC is happy to share these valuable new reports.  Towards HIV Treatment on Demand for All from HealthGAP notes that fewer...
04 Dec 2015
  Red Ribbon Award—honouring the best in community support to people living with and affected by HIV 1 December 2015—On this year’s World AIDS...
01 Dec 2015
Time to stop stigma in its Tracks! Caribbean HIV Activists Declare for World AIDS Day   Time to stop stigma in its tracks! That’s the view of the...
05 Nov 2015
Family, friends, fellow human rights and HIV activists, colleagues from the NGO communities of Guyana and the wider Caribbean gathered on Saturday 31...

Video Presentation - We are Jamaicans

Video Presentation - We are Jamaicans

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Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) is a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies providing services directly to and on behalf of Caribbean populations who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection or often forgotten in access to treatment and healthcare programmes.

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Contacts

For general information about the CVC, please contact us at:

  • info (@) cvccoalition.org
  • +876 631 7299
  • +876 631 7219
  • Suite #1 1D-1E Braemar Avenue
    Kingston 10
  • Jamaica
  • West Indies