BASSETERRE St. Kitts, April 13th, 2012 -- C&C Trading was the recipient of an Excellence Award for long-term commitment to partnership from the Caribbean arm of Population Services International (PSI/C). The presentation of the plaque was made at a meeting of stakeholders held in Trinidad and Tobago last week.
PSI/Caribbean (PSI/C), which is headquartered in Trinidad & Tobago, has been responsible for the regional condom social marketing program for HIV/AIDS prevention in the English-speaking Caribbean since 2005. Said Keithly Phillip, Sales and Marketing Manager at C&C Trading Ltd, “over the past three years, C&C Trading Ltd has been a loyal partner of PSI/Caribbean. We have been instrumental in lending valuable support to local organisations in increasing the awareness about HIV/AIDS through the donation of condoms and the distribution ofAIDS awareness paraphernalia and T-shirts.”
To achieve its objectives, PSI/C has developed regional partnerships with the islands of Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Suriname, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis and St. Maarten. PSI/C works closely with all HIV/AIDS prevention stakeholders, including the public, non-profit and for-profit sectors, in order to ensure access to affordable and high quality health products and accurate health information with a focus on reaching those with high risk behavior.
Population Services International (PSI) is a global health organization founded in 1970 and dedicated to improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on serious challenges such as a lack of family planning, HIV/AIDS, barriers to maternal health, threats to children under five, including malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition.
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