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Improving Access to HIV Services for Mobile and Migrant ...

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Contents

Contents Acknowledgements ................................................................................................................................... 2 Acronyms & Abbreviations ....................................................................................................................... 3 Chapter 1: Management Summary .......................................................................................................... 4 Chapter 2: General Information .............................................................................................................. 14 Chapter 3: Feasibility Study Focus and Update for Antigua & Barbuda ................................................. 17 Chapter 4: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$117.8 Million Stand-By Arrangement with Antigua and Barbuda .............................................................................................................................. 24 Chapter 5: Proposed Instruments or Mechanisms ................................................................................. 26 How Much Can be Raised – Potential Sources of Innovative Financing Income ................................ 26 Table 1. Details of passengers arrivals, Antigua and Barbuda 2006-2011 .......................................... 27 Table 2. Estimated Revenue that can be raised from passenger arrivals. .......................................... 27 On-Line Gambling. .............................................................................................................................. 27 Diagram 1. Antiguan Remote Gambling Revenue, 1999-2012 ........................................................... 28 Table 3: Revenue, Tobacco Industry and Estimated additional Tax Revenues ................................... 31 Table 4: Revenue, Alcoholic Beverages Industry and Estimated additional Tax Revenues ................ 32 Table 5: Revenue, Remittance Inflows and Outflows2007-2009 and Estimated additional Tax Revenues ............................................................................................................................................. 33 Chapter 6: Alternative Systems .............................................................................................................. 36 Chapter 7: Gaps and Challenges ............................................................................................................. 38 Chapter 8: Recommendations ................................................................................................................ 42 Appendices .............................................................................................................................................. 44 Bibliography ............................................................................................................................................ 44 General Overview of Innovative Financing Mechanisms ........................................................................ 45 Acknowledgements 2

Acronyms & Abbreviations ARV Antiretroviral Medication CBH Central Board of Health CIN Taxes Consumption Taxes ECSRE Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority FRSC Financial Services Regulatory Authority GDP Gross Domestic Product HDI Human Development Index IMF International Monetary Fund MBS Medical Benefits Scheme NAP National AIDS Programme OECS Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States PLHIC People Living with HIV SBA Stand By Agreement STI Sexually Transmitted Infections United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV & UNGASS AIDS USDA United States Department of Agriculture VAT Value Added Tax WHO World Health Organisation WICO West Indian Tobacco WTO World Trade Organisation 3

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