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CARPHA conducts assessment of Saint Lucia’s communicable disease surveillance systems

CARPHA conducts assessment of Saint Lucia’s communicable disease surveillance systems

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently conducted a mission to Saint Lucia (17-24 September 2021) to undertake a national assessment of the country’s communicable disease surveillance systems. The CARPHA team conducted this exercise with the Ministry of Health Saint Lucia through the grant funding of the World Bank Regional Health Project.
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Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance: Testing and Analysis of Medicines in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI)

Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance: Testing and Analysis of Medicines in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI)

The Ministry of Health and Human Services (MoHHS) has partnered with the Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance Department (MQCSD) of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to be a part of their risk-based Post-Market Surveillance (PMS) Programme for medicines. This partnership illustrates the MoHHS commitment to ensure the utilization of good quality, effective, and safe medicines within the TCI. 
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CARPHA calls on the Caribbean to Enhance Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis on  World Hepatitis Day 2021

CARPHA calls on the Caribbean to Enhance Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day 2021

CARPHA joins with the international community in observing World Hepatitis Day, commemorated annually on 28 July, and seeks to raise awareness and eradicate the stigma against viral hepatitis. This year’s theme Hepatitis Can’t Wait aims to convey the urgency of efforts to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.
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The Caribbean’s Blood Pressure Rates Rank Highest in the Americas

The Caribbean’s Blood Pressure Rates Rank Highest in the Americas

Once more, this year, the Caribbean and the rest of the world will commemorate World Hypertension Day under the theme: Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer. CARPHA Executive Director, Dr. Joy St. John says, “The Caribbean region has the highest prevalence of raised blood pressure in the Americas ranging from a high of 27.1% to a low of 20.9%”. She adds, “It is a cause for concern and action when in all Caribbean countries, hypertension is above the regional avera...
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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...