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In 1983, papers published in the two top medical journals, the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet, described the prevalence of AIDS in Haiti. This was the first time the disease was identified in any tropical/developing country. Later the first likely AIDS-related death in Haiti was traced back to July 1978 (source). However, we now know that the ...


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According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP): Haiti has the greatest burden of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean region with an estimated 150,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, according to UNAIDS 2016 data. While Haiti has a generalized epidemic with most transmission occurring from heterosexual sex, data indicate that drivers of new infections ...


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