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Let’s Unite to Preserve Antimicrobials

Let’s Unite to Preserve Antimicrobials

AMR is an increasing threat to human health and sustainable development and has been identified by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity.
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CARPHA Observes World Diabetes Day

CARPHA Observes World Diabetes Day

Diabetes, one of the most common non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is a leading cause of death and disability in the Caribbean region, as well as a contributor to the development of cardiovascular diseases.
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 World Stroke Day 2020

World Stroke Day 2020

Stroke can affect people of any age. It can happen to anyone, at any time, and anywhere. “A Stroke happens either when the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off because of a blood clot, or because a brain artery ruptures and leads to a haemorrhage.” But strokes happen for different reasons in children and adults.  Strokes in children are often associated with existing conditions mostly commonly, congenital heart disease, sickle cell disease, and infectious diseases.
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CARPHA Urges the Caribbean To Increase Efforts to Prevent and Control Mosquito Borne Diseases During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CARPHA Urges the Caribbean To Increase Efforts to Prevent and Control Mosquito Borne Diseases During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean region is presently seeing an upsurge in the number of reported Dengue cases.   This is of extreme concern, as some countries have declared outbreaks with reports of severe Dengue cases and Dengue related deaths,” stated CARPHA Executive Director, Dr Joy St. John.
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  • CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 "Low"

    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

    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

    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...