World Stroke Day

Cerebrovascular disease or stroke was among the top ten causes of death in the Caribbean between 2000 to 2016. Of note, for those older than 70-years...

United States Government Donates Ultra Cold Freezer to CARPHA

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) received an ultra-cold freezer from the United States Embassy in Port of Spain, which is part of a donatio...

CARPHA Calls for Affordable Healthy Foods on World Food Day

Key public health threats to the food and agriculture sector in the Caribbean include foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks, weather uncertaintie...

World Sight Day: Love Your Eyes

In the Caribbean, the leading causes of blindness are glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy (a complication of diabetes). According to the Visi...

CARPHA Team undertakes Assessment of Guyana’s National Surveillance System for Non-communicable Diseases

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) conducted a technical mission to Guyana from September 22nd – 25th, 2021 to undertake site visits as a pa...

Make Mental Health Care A Reality

The rising prevalence of mental health conditions in the Caribbean Region is a serious public health concern[1], and as COVID-19 continues to affect p...

The People’s Republic of China Continues to Support the Caribbean Region in its fight against COVID-19

The People’s Republic of China has stepped in once more to support the Caribbean Region in its fight against COVID-19.This week, the Caribbean Public...

CARPHA Partners with Le Groupe – Conseil Baastel to Institutionalise Results-Based Management at the Agency

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, with the support of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), developed and implemented the CARICOM Results...

CARPHA Strengthens Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity with Japan Donation

Thanks to a bilateral cooperation program, the Japan-CARICOM Friendship and Cooperation Fund, the CARPHA Medical Microbiology Laboratory (CMML) receiv...

CARPHA conducts assessment of Saint Lucia’s communicable disease surveillance systems

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently conducted a mission to Saint Lucia (17-24 September 2021) to undertake a national assessment of t...


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