• Objective 3

Undertaking in-depth case studies within 7 countries and territories in order to determine:

a. The agreement between reported implementation of the 27 commitments and substantive change (effective implementation)

b. The degree of use of multi-sectoral approaches including the engagement of civil society, the private sector and Government ministries and agencies in addition to Health

c .Factors associated with success and those associated with difficulties in achieving (a) and (b), including the political impact nationally

d. What evidence exists on the impact of the implementation on risk factors and health outcomes.



Case studies will be developed for 7 CARICOM countries and territories, which will be purposively sampled to demonstrate a range of NCD response in the region. The data collection for each case study will include between 10 and 20 key informant interviews. Key informants will include: representatives of the government ministries, civil society organizations, and representatives of relevant private sector organizations.


UWI Cave Hill Team


Team Leader: Prof. Nigel Unwin – Principal Investigator

Chair of Population Health Sciences, Chronic Disease Research Centre, TMRI, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

Team Leader: Dr. Alafia Samuels – Co Principal Investigator

Senior Lecturer, Public Health Group, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

Ms. Lisa Bishop – Research Associate & Project Coordinator

Dr. Madhuvanti Murphy – Lecturer & Coordinator Masters of Public Health Prog.

Mrs. Nicole Johnson – Administrative Officer

Ms. Lisa Chase – Stenographer Clerk


UWI Mona Team


Dr. Michelle Harris – Lecturer & Coordinator Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Programme

Dr. Althea Bailey – Lecturer, Department of Community Health & Psychiatry UWI Mona

Dr. Anthony Leveridge – Doctor of Public Health Candidate




Dr. Cornelia Guell – UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge

Dr. Carolyn Allen – Chronic Disease Research Centre, TMRI, University of the West Indies.