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Existing Projects

*CMS = CARPHA Member States

Note: Words in bold are to hightlight key aspects of the relevant projects.

Project Name Key Objective(s) Direct Beneficiary Partner
Establishing a Caribbean Regulatory System for CMS
  • Regulate access to and quality of medications through creation of CRS.
All CMS* PAHO (Panamerican Health Org.)
Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Update legislation and enforcement of POPs management.
  • Public awareness of POPs effects.
  • POPs monitoring network.
  • Identify alternatives to use and methods of destruction of POPs.
Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago The Basel Convention Regional Centre
Protecting and Improving Public Health Globally: Building and Strengthening Public Health Impact, Systems, Capacity, and Security
  • Prevent avoidable epidemics by strengthened Aedes control.
  • Detect threats early by enhanced surveillance.
  • Respond rapidly and effectively by strengthening communications and community-based interventions.
All CMS CDC (Center for Disease Control)
Strengthening Guyana’s regional support network, under the President’s emergency plan for aids relief (PEPFAR)
  • Strengthen laboratory operations.
  • Improve quality of HIV/AIDS clinical services.
  • Increase availability of information.
Guyana CDC
Strengthening Public Health Systems under PEPFAR
  • Strengthen CARPHA’s epidemiology and surveillance systems.
  • Strengthen and coordinate CARPHA’s laboratory network.
Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago CDC
Supporting the CARPHA Research, Policy Development and Evaluation Unit (REPDU) to Build/Strengthen Strategic Information Capacity under PEPFAR
  • Strengthen collection and use of data regarding HIV.
Jamaica CDC
Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) Program
  • Strengthen collection and use of data regarding HIV.
Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation)
Zeroing in on Zika; Using New Technologies to Improve Health Communications
  • Use of media to communicate about Zika
All CMS Embassy USA in Barbados
Support to the Effective Management of CARPHA
  • Support CARPHA management
  • Improve monitoring and control of Zika
Directly CARPHA Indirectly all CMS EU (European Union)
Removing Barriers to Accessing HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Key Populations
  • Strengthen monitoring and quality data regarding HIV
  • Evidence based policies to achieve new global targets
  • Facilitate information sharing
All English-Speaking CARICOM countries, Dominican Republic and Haiti Global Fund via PANCAP
Support to Strengthen Preparedness and Response to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
  • Training on PPE use, biosafety and emergency communications
  • ‘Stop Ebola There and Here Fund’
Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago Inter-American Development Bank
Technical Support toward the Enhancement and Maintenance of their International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) Core Competencies
  • Biosafety and Biosecurity Prevention and Detection Management
  • Emergency Operations Centers
  • Specialized Workforce Development
Belize, Guyana and Jamaica Inter-American Development Bank
Regional Tourism Health Information, Monitoring and Response Systems and Standards to Enhance Sustainable Tourism
  • Regional tourism health information monitoring system
  • Caribbean wide HSE standards (health, safety, environment)
  • Environmental sanitation training
Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago Inter-American Development Bank
Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)
  • Enhance rainwater collection
  • Early warning systems for related risk in mosquito borne disease
Grenada (water only), Haiti, Jamaica, St Lucia Inter-American Development Bank
Reducing Salts Consumption/span> for the Prevention and Control of NCDS in the Caribbean
  • Strategies to reduce salt consumption
  • Relevant evidence and data
Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago Japan Govt. through RMTA
CARPHA NCI collaboration on Cancer Research
  • Promote clinical cancer research and cancer control
  • Provide access to training and education
Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad &Tobago NCI (National Cancer Institute)
Framework Agreement for Public Health Support
  • CDs, NCDs, health determinants, information, surveillance, response
All CMS PAHO
Enhanced Laboratory Capacity for ZIKV
  • Enhanced laboratory capacity for Zika
All CMS Public Health Canada
Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States
  • Strengthen policy, legislation and capacity for water resources management
  • Knowledge exchange
  • Land management and ecosystems monitoring
Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago UN Environmental Program and Global Environmental Facility
Reversing the rise in Childhood Obesity
  • Identify environmental factors that impact eating and activity
  • Pilot intervention on chosen factor
Grenada & St. Lucia World Diabetes

*CMS = CARPHA Member States

Note: Words in bold are to hightlight key aspects of the relevant projects.