Implementation Workshop
More facts, more figures, more implementation ideas

The Port of Spain evaluation on NCDs contains a wealth of detail and recommendations on the way forward in the multisectoral challenge to the epidemic of chronic diseases in the Caribbean. Here is a wide-ranging but easily digestible look at the situation in a number of critical areas and what can and should be done […]

COHSOD: Making progress in the NCD response

Non-communicable diseases were high on the agenda at the 30th meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD). Taking place at PAHO Headquarter in Washington on 24-25 September, one of the key elements of the meeting agreed on revised priorities for the 2007 Port of Spain Declaration on NCDs. A report on the […]

We need to do much more on childhood obesity

We need to do much more on childhood obesity to tackle NCDs, says top expert Childhood obesity is a growing problem across the Caribbean and needs to be addressed if the epidemic of non-communicable diseases is to be brought under control, argued Dr Alafia Samuels, Director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre (CDRC) in a […]

Time to step up NCD action, Health Ministers told at WHA

Geneva, Switzerland, May 25, 2016: The Caribbean’s Health Ministers are in a unique position to turn the tide against the region’s growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and need to do much more, a CARICOM meeting at the 69th World Health Assembly heard on Tuesday evening. Hosted by Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr […]

Implementation Workshop Presentations

Uniting to Stop the Epidemic of NCDs – Time to Accelerate Action   Presentations from the Implementation Workshop can be downloaded below: Context, overview and aims of the workshop view/download National and Regional Trends in NCD Mortality, Morbidity and Risk Factors view/download National Policy Responses to NCDs and Lessons Learned view/download Regional and International Policy Responses and […]

Port of Spain evaluation: Major results revealed

Do you want to know how we’re doing as a region in the challenge to NCDs? What’s going well? Where could we improve? How exactly do we speed up action? These ‘evidence briefs’, emerging from the Port of Spain Declaration evaluation answer these questions. The document takes each of the six research objectives of the […]

Implementation Workshop Video Interviews

During the recent ‘Uniting to Stop the Epidemic of NCDs – Time to Accelerate Action’ Implementation Workshop in Trinidad and Tobago some of the speakers and attendees were asked to give their thoughts on the workshop and their views on NCDs and the way forward.     To select a specific video click on the […]

Implementation Workshop Opening Ceremony

Uniting to Stop the Epidemic of NCDs – Time to Accelerate Action  

Implementation Workshop Concludes

Uniting to Stop the Epidemic of NCDs – Time to Accelerate Action Action Plan for NCDs emerges from Implementation Workshop The regional response to the grave threat posed by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) must be intensified immediately if the health, wellbeing and development gains of Caribbean people are to be protected.  This was the key message […]

Implementation Workshop Gallery

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