CARPHA has joined the support and relief efforts that are being coordinated by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) who activated the regional response mechanism and deployed multisectoral rapid response teams.
CARPHA will continue to provide technical support in the area of public health. To prevent the spread of disease surveillance and epidemiological response has been initiated. Technical assistance for environmental health and food and water safety will also be provided.
CARPHA will develop and share messages on personal protection and safety measures during volcanic eruptions, as well as vaccination messages to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
CARPHA remains committed to Healthy People, Healthy Spaces and a Healthy Caribbean.