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December 3rd, 2014
‘I have a gift to help mankind’ – Mr Jason Rubaine

WICKHAM’S CAY ll, Tortola, VI - “Before there was a National AIDS Programme back in 2004 I began working in the National Youth Summit and trying to bring awareness about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections and diseases and I must say that the times spent has been rewarding,” Mr Jason Rubaine said.

November 25th, 2013
50% increase in new HIV cases reported in VI- Levons-Clarke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National AIDS Programme is reporting that there has been a 50% increase in new cases of HIV reported in the Virgin Islands (VI) over the last year and that 30 percent were over the age of 60.

November 23rd, 2012
Health Workers now ready to administer HIV Rapid Tests

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In continued efforts to strengthen the health sector’s response and treatment of HIV/AIDS, over 70 health workers throughout the Virgin Islands received training on how to administer an HIV Rapid Test to clients accessing health care services following Provider Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling training sessions.

April 16th, 2012
99 cases of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands, 35 dead!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Appearing before the 2012 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) National AIDS Coordinator (NAC) Mrs. Noelene Levons-Clarke, told the members that in the Virgin Islands since June 1985 up until December 2011, there were 99 cases of HIV/AIDS reported to the Ministry of Health and Social Development. She further stated that of the 99 cases there were 35 AIDS related deaths so 1/3 of the infected persons have passed on which left a total of approximately 64 reported cases in the Territory.

November 15th, 2011
Youth summit tour prelude to World AIDS day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In observance of World AIDS Day 2011, the National AIDS Programme of the Ministry of Health and Social Development will be conducting a National Youth Summit Tour to all secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the Virgin Islands.

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