Listed below is a catalogue of powerpoint presentations as presented at the conference "My Brother, My Sister, My Friend: The many faces of HIV/AIDS", held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston, Jamaica, on Tuesday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 20, 2004.

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“My Story Could Be Your Story”
Ms. Kerril McKay, Portland AIDS Committee, Jamaica

“How Did We Get Here?”
Overview of the global, regional and Jamaican HIV/AIDS situation

Dr. Peter Figueroa, Ministry of Health, Jamaica

The Profile of STIs in the Jamaican Adolescent Male
Dr. Tina Hylton-Kong, Ministry of Health, Jamaica

STDs & HIV/AIDS in Adolescents, U.S. and Miami-Dade County
Evelio Velis, MD, MS, Barry University

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
Dr. Yitades Gebre, Ministry of Health, Jamaica

Mother to Child Transmission
Mary. J. O'Sullivan, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Miami School of Medicine

Gynaecological Manifestations and the Management of HIV
Dr. Nadine Johnson, Dept of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, Jamaica

Stemming the Tide of the HIV Epidemic: Success in the Field
Dr. Marcia dal Fabbro, Brazil

Major Challenges of the Person Living with HIV/AIDS
Deborah P. Manning

Support for HIV-infected Persons and their Families
Sharon Dawson, Medical Nutritionist


It Could Be You"
Ms. Luz Aida Cruz, Dominican Republic

Communication and HIV/AIDS - The Need to Go Beyond Traditional Media Coverage
Dr. Marjan deBruin, Director of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), UWI, Jamaica

Treatment Issues Across Borders
D.T. Jayaweera MD, University of Miami, U.S.A.                    


HIV/AIDS - Treatment Overview
Dr. Kevin Harvey, Ministry of Health, Jamaica

New Agents and Cocktails for HIV Treatment and Compliance Issues
D.T. Jayaweera, MD, University of Miami, U.S.A.

Universal precautions or selectively cautious?
R. Pierre DM  MPH, Lecturer in Paediatrics, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV, Hepatitis B & C
D.T. Jayaweera, MD, University of Miami, U.S.A.