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High Blood Pressure - Control It, Live Longer!

High Blood Pressure - Control It, Live Longer!

This year World Hypertension Day will be commemorated under the theme: Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer! In the Caribbean and worldwide, hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for illness and premature death from cardiovascular disease.  
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CARPHA Partners with the EU and PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

CARPHA Partners with the EU and PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

As deaths from COVID-19 surpass one million worldwide, with 4,194 reported in 33 territories of the Caribbean (as of October 15, 2020), including CARPHA Member States, the growing need for a vaccine to prevent illness and death has become painfully evident. It is critical that there is equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines to allow for adequate coverage and a safe approach to achieving herd immunity as no country will be safe until everybody is safe.
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WORLD FOOD DAY 2020: Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future

WORLD FOOD DAY 2020: Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future

This year’s World Food Day instituted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) marks its 75th anniversary. The world has achieved many successes in agriculture, food security and addressing starvation and malnutrition in vulnerable communities. We still have far to go in our global path to eradicate hunger, achieve food security and streamline our industries and services to become COVID-19 resilient and safe.
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CARPHA COVID-19 Response

CARPHA COVID-19 Response

In commemoration of our 100th Situation Report, the Caribbean Public Health Agency is pleased to present this special publication that chronicles the Agency’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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...