Consultant to development of an emergency preparedness and response plan for the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
Consultancy to support communicable disease surveillance and outbreak response Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
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The CARPHA Evidence Portal is a repository of research, syntheses and Caribbean policy-relevant documents, including clinical, population health and health systems research. The types of syntheses included are evidence briefs for policy, rapid syntheses, overviews of systematic reviews, systematic reviews and economic evaluations. The policy relevant documents originate from the CARPHA, CARPHA Member States and the World Health Organization. The EvIDeNCe portal also includes a guided overview of sources of Caribbean data, pre-appraised research evidence and other types of information, tools, resources and training material to support evidence-informed decision-making. Search the Portal
||The CARPHA Strategic Plan 2018-2020 is part of a realignment process of the Agency informed by the Caribbean Cooperation in Health IV (CCH-IV), and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda 2030, as well as available resources from the CARPHA Member States and partners. The plan is externally focused and contributes to the regional public goods (RPGs) in CCH-IV priorities. Download your copy.
|| The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) publication, examines the State of Public Health across a small and very diverse region of the world. The focus is on the situation in the three years 2014 to 2016. The publication provides an overview of public health in the Caribbean which looks at communicable and non-communicable diseases and injuries, risk factors and social vulnerabilities; and two key areas of public health significance for the 2014-’16 period - vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and childhood obesity (CO) . Download your copy.
||The Caribbean Cooperation in Health IV (CCH-IV), spans the period 2016-2025 and seeks to advance regional cooperation in health through the provision of regional public goods (RPGS) that enable. So you can watch movies on 123. complement and add value to the efforts of Member States towards sustainable health development. Download your copy.
Influenza A (H1N1) Update (audio) CARPHA encourages the public to ensure they are aware of how to protect themselves and their families from catching and spreading seasonal influenza. In 2015, influenza activity globally has generally decreased or remained low with only a few countries reporting elevated levels of respiratory illness. Influenza activity in the Caribbean has remained at low levels with the exception of Cuba, where high numbers of severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) were reported, associated with the Influenza A (H1N1). Influenza AH1N1 is one of several influenza strains that circulates around the world, including the Caribbean region. Learn more about influenza
CARPHA works closely with countries across the Region and international partners to monitor infectious disease trends. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) are infections that are caught as a result of a patient being in a hospital or other type of healthcare facility. Find out more about HCAIs, who is vulnerable and how they can be prevented HERE.