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KIWANIS D ISTRICT OF EASTERN CANADA AND THE CARIBBEAN and UNICEF in CANADA & the CARIBBEAN. A PROPOSAL FOR COOPERATION: Supporting children and young people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean. EC & C Midyear Leadership Conference Saint Lucia, February 3, 2007 .

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kiwanis d istrict of eastern canada and the caribbean and unicef in canada the caribbean

KIWANIS DISTRICT OF EASTERN CANADA AND THE CARIBBEAN andUNICEF in CANADA & the CARIBBEAN

A PROPOSAL FOR COOPERATION:

Supporting children and young people affected

and infected by HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.

EC & C Midyear Leadership Conference

Saint Lucia, February 3, 2007

hiv aids in the caribbean
HIV/AIDS IN THE CARIBBEAN

2005

  • 420,000 living with HIV
  • 41,000 new infections
  • 27,000 deaths
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The Caribbean: the 2nd most affected region in the world:

National prevalence rates:

>3% - Haiti, Bahamas

>2%  - Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago

>1% - Barbados, Dominican Republic,

Jamaica, Suriname

>0.2% -Cuba

sex trade plus cross over into the general population
SEX TRADE, PLUS CROSS-OVER INTO THE GENERAL POPULATION
  • 50% + infected adults: women
  • Adolescents and youth:
    • High vulnerability
    • Highest incidence of new infections (by age-group)
    • Infection trend: young and female
jamaica
JAMAICA

The good news:

  • Decrease in reported numbers of children with AIDS
  • Improved PMTCT
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Jamaica cont’d

The sobering news:

  • 22,000 people living with AIDS
  • **15,000 unaware of their status**
  • 6,000 AIDS orphans
  • Adolescents and youth: highest rates of infection
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January – June 2006: 3 new confirmed cases per day
  • 10% in under 18s
  • 20% in 20-29 age group
  • Infection risk to adolescent girls is 3 times adolescent boys; + pressure & force
  • 1 in 2 adolescents are sexually active, most starting before 15 years of age
children and youth
CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Complicating risk factors:

  • Poverty, poor nutrition, lack of schooling, non- supportive environments
  • Stigma and discrimination  exclusion and

marginalization

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Supportive factors:
  • Children & young people respond well to counselling and mentoring
  • Families are willing to foster unrelated children, especially with financial support
  • Targeted prevention and treatment work
the proposal
THE PROPOSAL
  • Country focus or dispersed coverage?
  • The case for focus: impact, results, visibility, advocacy
  • eg.Jamaica and Haiti: Largest populations, high prevalence rates
campaign intervention components
CAMPAIGN/INTERVENTION COMPONENTS

1. Primary prevention (primarily Jamaica)

  • youth information outreach
  • mobile health promotion and HIV/AIDS services

2. Orphans and vulnerable children (primarily Jamaica):

  • income generating activities/household budget supplementation
  • schooling: registration and support (costs: transport, school lunch, uniforms)
  • parenting training/counselling
  • sensitizing care workers, guidance counsellors, community influencers on needs/rights of OVCs
campaign intervention components cont d
CAMPAIGN/INTERVENTION COMPONENTS (cont’d)

3. Paediatric treatment and care (primarily Haiti)

  • working with community/non-governmental organisations
  • early testing, diagnosis, provision of drugs and monitoring
  • screening for HIV at 3 months or 3 months after weaning
  • increased numbers of children on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
  • supplementary feeding to children receiving HAART
  • training of health staff in paediatric AIDS management
getting results intervention partnerships
GETTING RESULTS: INTERVENTION PARTNERSHIPS
  • Community organizations
  • Governmental, municipal, local agencies
why kiwanis and unicef
WHY KIWANIS AND UNICEF?
  • IDD history together
  • Combined outreach & influence
  • Shared child/youth focus
  • UNICEF:
    • fund-raising capacity in Canada
    • Caribbean presence/partnerships
if we agree in principle what next
IF WE AGREE IN PRINCIPLE, WHAT NEXT?

Finalizing the campaign: joint working group?

  • develop campaign fundraising targets, communication materials and messages
  • agree on fundraising strategies, roles (joint, distinct)
  • explore/obtain matching and lead gifts, e.g. major donors; CIDA
  • design website(s) and linkages
  • create celebrity strategy
  • establish political buy-in
  • prepare launch and post-launch steps
  • spread the message: Kiwanis & UNICEF networks.  
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