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Workshop on Contact Tracing held by CARPHA to Strengthen Caribbean Health Security

 Workshop on Contact Tracing held by CARPHA to Strengthen Caribbean Health Security Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, July 23, 2015:  The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) hosted a workshop titled Strengthening Caribbean Regional Health Security, Preparedness and Response from 20-22 July 2015. The three day workshop focused on contact tracing, and sought to promote and strengthen Member States’ capacity to respond to epidemic outbreaks and identify incidents that may be ...
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The Caribbean successfully conducts Ebola simulation exercise

The Caribbean successfully conducts Ebola simulation exercise

The Caribbean successfully conducts Ebola simulation exercise   Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 16 July, 2015.  As part of preparation efforts to prevent and manage potential Ebola cases, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), in collaboration with the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) hosted an Ebola simulation exercise, Exercise Hummingbird. This table top exercise took place from 13 – 14 July, within CARPHA Member States.  Chief Med...
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CARPHA Receives US$0.8M from IDB to Help Build a More Competitive and Sustainable Caribbean Tourism Product

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, December 4, 2015: Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr C. James Hospedales, is pleased to announce that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved funding in the amount of US$800,000 for CARPHA to address health, safety and environmental (HSE) threats that challenge the sustainability of tourism in the Caribbean.   CARPHA, who has direct responsibility for the execution of the project will work along with the Caribbe...
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CARPHA’s Caribbean Health Research Conference celebrates its 60th Diamond Jubilee and addresses Violence and Injury Prevention

CARPHA’s Caribbean Health Research Conference celebrates its 60th Diamond Jubilee and addresses Violence and Injury Prevention

St. George’s, Grenada, June 24, 2015 . The Caribbean region has faced a steady increase in deaths due to injuries and violence resulting in premature deaths, disability, costs to the health service, lost productivity with subsequent effects on the family, community and society as a whole. Based on the mounting evidence to suggest that this is a growing public health problem in the region, the health sector needs to respond with leadership action. For this reason, Violence and Injury Preven...
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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...