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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

All Photos Credit Shari John

Implementation Workshop

Uniting to Stop the NCD Epidemic – Time to Accelerate Action A “golden opportunity”: Major regional workshop to tackle NCDs starts this week Some 60 leaders, experts and activists in the Caribbean NCD response will meet in Port of Spain on February 24 and 25 to get to grips with the epidemic of diseases, such […]

The Port of Spain Declaration: the path to a healthier Caribbean

In 2007, CARICOM leaders signed the ground-breaking Port of Spain Declaration aimed at uniting to stop the epidemic of NCDs.  Now this Declaration is being evaluated by a team of top experts. Are these ambitious commitments being met? What are the successes and challenges? The evaluation answers these critical questions. The Port of Spain Declaration has […]