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CARPHA WORKSHOPS TO STRENGTHEN THE CARIBBEAN’S ABILITY TO RESPOND TO EBOLA

CARPHA WORKSHOPS TO STRENGTHEN THE CARIBBEAN’S ABILITY TO RESPOND TO EBOLA

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, October 22, 2014:  The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will host workshops geared at strengthening the Caribbean’s ability to prepare and respond to outbreak situations such as the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. From November 17 – 21, CARPHA, in collaboration with the Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis (CHA) unit of PAHO/WHO, will provide two training workshops on Infectious Substances Shipping Training and Bio-safety P...
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Awards for Cancer Research in the Caribbean

Awards for Cancer Research in the Caribbean

The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is a co-funding opportunity between the Center for Global Health (CGH) of the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA).   The objective of this FOA is to support research of cancers that are of a significant burden within a population or community, in a Caribbean country, or throughout the Caribbean.   Read more...
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Public Health Perspective: Decriminalization and Legalization of Marijuana

Public Health Perspective: Decriminalization and Legalization of Marijuana

Remarks of Dr. C James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) CARPHA views on public health perspective: decriminalization and legalization of Marijuana CTO/SOTIC Panel discussion September 16, 2014 Good day; bonjour; buenas dias; goede morgen. Thanks for asking CARPHA to participate in this panel and speak on the public health perspective on decrimimalization and legalization of marijuana. I guess I can summarise in one sentence: Proceed with an abundance o...
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CARPHA Confirms Sea Water Quality in Bermuda Safe

CARPHA Confirms Sea Water Quality in Bermuda Safe

CARPHA was commended by the Government of Bermuda for the Agency’s assistance in conducting seawater testing and confirming that the waters are safe for recreational use. According to David Kendell, a Ministry of Health official, “I am confident that this week will be a turning point, and I am indebted to your assistance for helping the country to manage this public health matter”. ...Read more...
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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...