US Government donates Pfizer vaccines to CARICOM countries

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The US Government has generously gifted the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with 5.5 millio...

CARPHA supports breastfeeding as a long-term strategy for a more productive and healthier Region

“Breastfeeding can help to prevent childhood obesity and maternal obesity, which are important risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. If we are to reduce ...

CARPHA and Republic Bank Limited Collaborate on Technological Advancement and Innovations

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), through its Regional Travellers Health Program (THP) has collaborated with Republic Bank Limited to suppo...

CARPHA calls on the Caribbean to Enhance Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day 2021

CARPHA joins with the international community in observing World Hepatitis Day, commemorated annually on 28 July, and seeks to raise awareness and era...

Caribbean Public Health Day 2021

"Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of all people and their communities,” stated Dr Joy St. John in observance of Ca...

CARPHA presents at Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) World Food Safety Day 2021

The Caribbean region joins with the global community in celebrating World Food Safety Day (WFSD). As of 2018, WFSD is celebrated each year on 7 June, ...

Let's Take Action to Reimagine, Recreate and Restore our Caribbean Ecosystems

World Environment Day, observed annually on 5th June, raises awareness of the problems facing our environment. These problems include pollution, land...

La toute première conférence virtuelle de recherche en santé du CARPHA axée sur le thème de Pandémies, Maladies Non Transmissibles et Changement Climatique

Sous le thème Pandémie, MNT et changement climatique - la triple menace des Caraïbes, l'Agence de santé publique des Caraïbes (CARPHA), en collaborati...

Reading Food Labels Can Help You Make Informed Healthier Food Choices

Overweight/obesity are major risk factors and drivers of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) epidemic in the Caribbean region. Unhealthy diets are ...

CARPHA’s First Ever Virtual Health Research Conference Highlights Pandemics, NCDs and Climate Change

In the Caribbean, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death and disability and takes a heavy toll on societies. Climate change, ...


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