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CARPHA Calls for Improved Regional Food Security to Ensure No One is Left Behind

CARPHA Calls for Improved Regional Food Security to Ensure No One is Left Behind

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  14 October 2022.  It is essential that we strive for a society in which all people, everywhere, have reliable access to nutritionally adequate and environmentally sustainable food. On 16th October, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) joins its partners and the Caribbean people in observing World Food Day 2022 with the theme "Leave NO ONE Behind".
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Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority

Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. October 2022.  "Mental health, neurological and substance use disorders" are a significant cause of disability globally. In the Americas these conditions account for about 20% of the total disability burden. They are surpassed only by non-communicable chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, which account for about 60% of the total disability burden in the Americas[1]. Among the top twenty countries in the Americas are several Ca...
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CARPHA Launches Caribbean Moves Initiative Aimed at Reducing Non-Communicable Diseases

CARPHA Launches Caribbean Moves Initiative Aimed at Reducing Non-Communicable Diseases

Kingston, Jamaica. “As non-communicable diseases  continue to be a major public health and economic burden for the Region, and especially as the situation has been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the timing of the commencement of the Caribbean Moves programme provides Member States with yet another platform to strengthen health promotion programmes, and increase the momentum of ongoing national programmes for the prevention and control of NCDs and their risk factors,” stated CARP...
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CARPHA in Collaboration with AFD and OECS, Builds Capacity in Diabetes Management in the Region

CARPHA in Collaboration with AFD and OECS, Builds Capacity in Diabetes Management in the Region

Fourteen new trainers from British Virgin Islands, Belize, Sint Maarten and Turks and Caicos, completed the Train the Trainer workshop on "Clinical guidelines for the management of diabetes in primary care in the Caribbean” hosted by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Health Unit (OECS) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) from mid-June to July 2022. 
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  • CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

    CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

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    Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, May 16, 2014: The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is calling on persons to know their blood pressure, strive to keep it healthy or lower it. This is in keep...
  • CARPHA and CTO Launch Tourism and Health Programme

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    CARPHA and CTO successfully launched the regional tourism and health programme and conducted an awareness and discussion workshop on Friday May 2, 2014 in Aruba. The keynote address was given by the M...
  • CARPHA’s new Chairman of the Board

    CARPHA’s new Chairman of the Board

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    Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, October 02, 2013: The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Colin Riley, Minister of Health of Montserrat...
  • Saint Lucia Joins Regional Project to Build Public Health Capacity

    Saint Lucia Joins Regional Project to Build Public Health Capacity

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    Castries, Saint Lucia, September 04, 2014. The Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations, in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), is launching the Ca...
  • New CARPHA lab to help region respond to health threats

    New CARPHA lab to help region respond to health threats

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    The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) moved today one step forward in its mission to provide strategic direction in analyzing, defining and responding to public health priorities of CARICOM, in ...
  • GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP

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    The Center for Global Health of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S., in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), St. George's Un...
  • CR-FELTP Trains New Mentors in Jamaica

    CR-FELTP Trains New Mentors in Jamaica

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    Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP) Trains New Mentors in Jamaica The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) hosted a four-day workshop in Kingston, Jam...
  • Risk of Ebola in the Caribbean

    Risk of Ebola in the Caribbean "Low"

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    Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 06, 2014: The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the risk of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) being imported to the Caribbean is low. Executive Direct...
  • Risk Communication Training to Help Senior Health Officials Better Manage Health Threats

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    Risk Communication Training to Help Senior Health Officials Better Manage Health Threats Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, June 19, 2016: "Risk communication is an important tool in managing health th...
  • Influenza Activity in the Caribbean

    Influenza Activity in the Caribbean

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    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, September 26, 2013. The Caribbean, like other regions in the Americas, experiences seasonal influenza activity. Improved health monitoring by Ministries of Health i...