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
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
As cases of Zika infection continue to rise in the Caribbean, Caribbean residents have become increasingly concerned about taking preventative action against becoming infected.
The public health crisis may have extended even further
Many Caribbean countries are lacking standards for sanitary and phytosanitary measures for fish and seafood, which makes international exports impossible
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.