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CARPHA Strengthens Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity with Japan Donation

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) received twenty-three (23) Viral RNA Test Kits valued at US$43,411 which are expected to conduct approximately 5,750 tests. The laboratory supplies will go a long way in supporting CARPHA’s capacity to test for COVID-19.
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CARPHA and Saint Lucia Launch Partnership to Boost Healthy and Safe Tourism

CARPHA and Saint Lucia Launch Partnership to Boost Healthy and Safe Tourism

To ensure the health and safety of its visitors and residents alike, Saint Lucia’s Ministries of Health and Tourism, and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) launched the island’s Tourism and Health Programme (THP).
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Reducing Risk Factors Can Improve Your Chances of Leading a Heart-Healthy Life

Reducing Risk Factors Can Improve Your Chances of Leading a Heart-Healthy Life

World Heart Day observed annually on 29th September, aims to inform people about cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke, which are the leading cause of death globally. This year’s theme Use Heart to Connect is about using your knowledge, compassion and influence to make sure you, your loved ones and the communities are part of, have the best chance to live heart-healthy lives.
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CARPHA Promotes Healthier Tourism for Tourism Growth

CARPHA Promotes Healthier Tourism for Tourism Growth

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) stands with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and other international and regional tourism partners, in celebration of World Tourism Day 2021 – Tourism for Inclusive Growth. World Tourism Day is observed annually on 27 September.
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  • CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

    CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

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    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

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    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

    CARPHA’s new Chairman of the Board

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    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

    Saint Lucia Joins Regional Project to Build Public Health Capacity

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    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

    New CARPHA lab to help region respond to health threats

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    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

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    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

    CR-FELTP Trains New Mentors in Jamaica

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    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

    Risk of Ebola in the Caribbean "Low"

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    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

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    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

    Influenza Activity in the Caribbean

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    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...