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.

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06 Apr 2016
Terms of Reference for Communication and Visibility Consultant Improved Civil Society Capacity for Research Based Advocacy Project   Introduction The...
04 Apr 2016
On March 23rd an advocate’s training for “Financing for Health in Latin America and the Caribbean” took place in Panama City. This training discussed...
04 Apr 2016
From March 21st to 22nd over eighty representatives from the Latin American and Caribbean region met together in Panama City to discuss effective...
29 Mar 2016
Terms of Reference for Research Consultancy Investigation of the Auditor General`s Reports for Governance Recommendations on Issues Relevant Human...
17 Mar 2016
The global AIDS response requires emphasis on the people not reached by essential services, the places that are hardest hit and the people who bear...
14 Mar 2016
By Leah Morris Women are particularly impacted by HIV/AIDS, alongside stigmatized and discriminated populations such as MSM. UN Women reports that...
03 Mar 2016
Terms of Reference for Research Consultancy Investigation of the Auditor General`s Reports for governance recommendations on issues relevant human...
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...

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