Tag: Public health

The problem with Zika pregnancy advisories

With links between the Zika virus and fetal abnormalities in babies born to infected mothers, the outbreak has become an issue of reproductive justice for the Caribbean's women

/ February 8, 2016

CARPHA calls for coordinated Caribbean response to Zika

With Zika being declared a Public Health Emergency by the WHO, CARPHA stresses the need for a coordinated Caribbean response to the disease to protect the Caribbean's social and economic interests

/ February 3, 2016

Zika in the Caribbean: A backgrounder and the regional response

As cases of Zika infection continue to rise in the Caribbean, Caribbean residents have become increasingly concerned about taking preventative action against becoming infected.

/ January 30, 2016

Zika may be linked to deadly Guillain-Barré Syndrome

The public health crisis may have extended even further

/ January 22, 2016

Why most Caribbean seafood can’t leave the region

Many Caribbean countries are lacking standards for sanitary and phytosanitary measures for fish and seafood, which makes international exports impossible

/ August 27, 2015

Are Haiti’s tent cities being forgotten?

More than five years after the devastating earthquake of 12 January, 2010, at least 60,000 people are still living in camps, and programmes to help them move out are coming to an end.

/ August 5, 2015