Data reveal that the factor that has made it possible to carry out the project was the financing model conceived to relieve the public budget and fund the cost of the works from the sale of CEPAC
bonds (Interviewee Statements 3, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21).
The research was conducted in 2005 at the request of and in collaboration with CEPAC
. Qualitative methods allow for local-level explanatory research, without the constraint of predetermined analytical categories, and produce detailed, people-oriented understandings of health-related issues (21).
The cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in the Caribbean was studied using the Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC
) international model, an adaptation of the CEP AC US model, a state-transition simulation model of HIV disease in resource-limited settings.
Attention then turned to the potential of small media and community media: participatory videos (Global Village in Bangladesh, Belkins in Tanzania, DNAFLA in Mali, CEPAC
in Peru, CENDIT in India), audio cassette forums, and traditional media (theater, puppet shows, stories, etc.).
The authors thank Michael Isbell, Jack Rodgers, and Rebecca Yip for assistance with the Georgia Section 1115 waiver; Runa Islam, April Kimmel, Elena Losina, and Hong Zhang for assistance with the Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC
) simulation model and project; Kawai Oneda for research assistance; and A.
A joint stock company with capital contributions of Euro 26.5 billion from CDC PME (Caisse des depots et consignations group), PROPARCO (AFD group), CNCE (Caisse d'Epargne Provence-Alpes-Corse - CEPAC
) and the EIB, Averroes Finance is based in Marseilles.
Fifteen other conferences have since joined as "associate members": the Antilles, Bangladesh, Cepac
(Fiji Islands, Raratonga, Samoa and Tokelan, Tonga), Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, Malawi, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and the Solomons, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Ug anda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
To strengthen their position in the marketplace, officials of Ad-Vice North, Ad-Vice South and Cepac
2000 of Montreal are investigating the possibility of forming an association to represent their interests.