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CARPHA Contributes to Access to Quality Health Care for All

CARPHA Contributes to Access to Quality Health Care for All

“The Caribbean Public Health Agency works for everyone, everywhere and contributes to access to quality health care and essential medicines, by providing public health services in the areas of laboratory testing, surveillance, program development and policy advice,” stated Dr Virginia Asin-Oostburg. The Director of Surveillance and Diseases Prevention and Control was speaking in observance of World Health Day 2019 under the theme Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere. ...
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Healthy Choices and Early Detection can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Healthy Choices and Early Detection can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

In the Caribbean region, cancer is the second leading cause of death.   However, a significant number of cancer deaths can largely be reduced and prevented through many strategies, including primary prevention, early detection, management, and treatment of patients with cancer.    “Nearly one-half of cancers are preventable or treatable if detected early.  Cervical cancer, one of the most common cancers among women in the Caribbean, remains a significant publi...
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Biosafety in Guyana: Local laboratories better equipped to safely handle infectious samples

Biosafety in Guyana: Local laboratories better equipped to safely handle infectious samples

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently concluded a five-day Train-the-Trainer workshop (February 25 – March 1, 2019) for laboratory professionals to improve local and national capacities to safely respond to emergency or outbreak situations. Twenty-seven (27) persons representing a wide range of public and private laboratories, including from Agriculture, Health and Regions 1 - 7, 9 and 10, have been trained to handle...
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CARPHA Meets with Regional Stakeholders to Discuss Post Market Surveillance for Medicines

CARPHA Meets with Regional Stakeholders to Discuss Post Market Surveillance for Medicines

It is the right of all Caribbean people to have access to healthcare services, including essential quality medicines and pharmaceutical products they can trust.  Poor quality and falsified medicines if left unchecked, can reverse progress the Region has made in its fight against diseases.     “We live in a world where medicines are being developed and consumed at an increasingly higher rate; and there are increased findings of substandard and falsified medicines report...
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  • CARPHA Encourages Persons to Know their Blood Pressure

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 "Low"

    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

    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

    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...