Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal, they transmit deadly diseases and can kill over 1,000,000 people a year.
The main route of transmission of dengue, chikungunya and zika is through the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito.
A dirty/unkept backyard can be an incubator for mosquitoes. Once a week, empty and scrub, turn over, cover, or throw out any items that hold water such as tyres, buckets, toys, pools, etc.
Play CARPHA’s mobile game, and zap mosquitoes to keep your environment free from dengue, chikungunya and zika.
This event promotes education, awareness and community participation in mosquito prevention and control.
Expression Of Interest - Consultancy
1. To evaluate the course curricula for the CR-FELTP Level II and provide a course evaluation report. (Closing date 22nd May 2019.)
2. To develop a training course - ‘Public Health Surveillance” using an online/blended modality, targeted towards public health care professionals working within the Caribbean Region. (Closing date 22nd May 2019.)
3. To develop a training course - ‘Management and Leadership in Public Health Surveillance” using an online/blended modality, targeted towards public health care professionals working within the Caribbean Region. (Closing date 22nd May 2019.)
4. To develop a training course - ‘Introduction to Scientific Writing” using an online/blended modality, targeted towards public health care professionals working within the Caribbean Region. (Closing date 22nd May 2019.)
The CARPHA Evidence Portal is a repository of research, syntheses and Caribbean policy-relevant documents, including clinical, population health and health systems research. The types of syntheses included are evidence briefs for policy, rapid syntheses, overviews of systematic reviews, systematic reviews and economic evaluations. The policy relevant documents originate from the CARPHA, CARPHA Member States and the World Health Organization. The EvIDeNCe portal also includes a guided overview of sources of Caribbean data, pre-appraised research evidence and other types of information, tools, resources and training material to support evidence-informed decision-making. Search the Portal
Influenza A (H1N1) Update (audio) CARPHA encourages the public to ensure they are aware of how to protect themselves and their families from catching and spreading seasonal influenza. In 2015, influenza activity globally has generally decreased or remained low with only a few countries reporting elevated levels of respiratory illness. Influenza activity in the Caribbean has remained at low levels with the exception of Cuba, where high numbers of severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) were reported, associated with the Influenza A (H1N1). Influenza AH1N1 is one of several influenza strains that circulates around the world, including the Caribbean region. Learn more about influenza
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