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

26 Aug 2016
  Co-Investigator Responsible for Field Work for the OECS Studies (Contract) The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is hiring a...
19 Aug 2016
August 17th, 2016 For Immediate Release CVC HAILS DECISION OF BELIZE GOVERNMENT AS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION   (Kingston, Jamaica) The Caribbean...
15 Aug 2016
  Paralegal Officer (Contract) CVC is a registered charitable organization in Jamaica comprising a coalition of community leaders and non-...
22 Jun 2016
Terms of Reference for Research Consultancy Consultation concerning constitutional reform-revision and assessment of citizen knowledge on...
14 Jun 2016
By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   UNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2016 (IPS) - Though the High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS ended with the adoption of bold and life...
10 Jun 2016
  10 June 2016 As a United Nations high-level meeting on ending AIDS led to the adoption of a new political declaration to fast-track progress...
10 Jun 2016
Thank you for this opportunity to speak before the Honorable Excellencies. I am Inad Rendon, a member of the civil society from Asia and the Pacific...
10 Jun 2016
For Immediate Release - June 9th, 2016  Contact:  Amirah Sequeira, Health GAP, +1 703 439 9369, amirah@healthgap.org  Nadia Rafif, MSMGF, nrafif@...
10 Jun 2016
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     PANCAP shined at a Breakfast Caucus held on 8 June 2016 to brief Caribbean delegates...
09 Jun 2016
June 8th, 2016 For Immediate Release UN 2016 POLITICAL DECLARATION ON ENDING AIDS - A GLOBALLY SANCTIONED DEATH WARRANT FOR KEY POPULATIONS  (...

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