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The Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC), which serves 21 member countries of the Caribbean, developed a strategic HIV prevention and control plan in December 2000 that clarifies the root of the epidemic and offers possible solutions. The "CAREC Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of the HIV Epidemic in the Caribbean 2001-2005" summarizes the factors driving the epidemic in this way:
2. Social and cultural
4. Biomedical and access to care