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  • Photo of CARICOM Chair addresses 73rd World Health Assembly
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    CARICOM Chair addresses 73rd World Health Assembly

    “The Caribbean region’s economies ranks among the most travel and tourism- dependent economies in the world.  This has exposed our people and our economies in a way that we have not experienced since becoming independent nations more than fifty years ago in some instances.” The full address: ADDRESS TO THE 73rd WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY by THE HONOURABLE MIA MOTTLEY, PRIME MINISTER…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT:   Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM),  via  Video Conference, 5 May 2020
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    STATEMENT: Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), via Video Conference, 5 May 2020

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), met virtually on 5 May 2020, specifically to continue their efforts to harmonise their responses to and policies on the multifaceted impact of COVID-19. Heads of Government welcomed a presentation from a Regional Working Group which indicated that the pandemic was largely contained in the Region due to the decisive action by…

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  • Photo of PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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    PANCAP ADVOCATES FOR TREATMENT CONTINUITY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Friday, 24 April 2020 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, urges partners and stakeholders to ensure the continuity of treatment, care and support services for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) during the COVID-19 Pandemic.   According…

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  • Photo of Clive Landis | Agility and alignment: UWI research and innovation deployed in response to COVID-19

    Clive Landis | Agility and alignment: UWI research and innovation deployed in response to COVID-19

    In answering the question on vaccine development posed by the editorial, it is important to understand that today’s recombinant vaccine technology requires constant investment by the State to build capacity in molecular technology, genetics and artificial intelligence, as well as private sector investment to build out the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. The countries leading the race to generate a vaccine…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Office for Trade Negotiations holds sensitization session

    CARICOM Office for Trade Negotiations holds sensitization session

    The Office for Trade Negotiations of the CARICOM Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday conducted a one-day sensitization session to inform key officials on how to identify and catalog existing non-conforming trade measures (NCMs). These measures refer to any law, regulation, procedure, requirement or practice, which do not conform to certain obligations under international trade…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounting election observation mission for Guyana’s Elections

    CARICOM mounting election observation mission for Guyana’s Elections

    Members of the CARICOM Election Observation Mission (CEOM) began arriving in Guyana on February 24, to monitor the country’s Regional and General Elections early next month. The full complement of the 14-Member Mission will be in Guyana on February 27, and will be on the ground until March 4. In November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana, Hon. Dr.…

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  • Photo of CARPHA Medical Microbiology Laboratory is Ready to Respond to 2019-nCoV

    CARPHA Medical Microbiology Laboratory is Ready to Respond to 2019-nCoV

    In the event of a 2019-nCoV outbreak in the Region, the reference medical microbiology laboratory (CMML) at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is ready and fully equipped to test samples of suspected cases of the virus.       There are no direct commercial flights to the Caribbean from China, and travellers to the Region are screened multiple times…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman engages key stakeholders during Guyana visit

    CARICOM Chairman engages key stakeholders during Guyana visit

    CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados, paid a visit to Guyana on Monday during which, among other things, she engaged CARICOM Secretariat staff and was awarded the Order of Roraima by the President of Guyana. The Chairman was met on arrival in Guyana by Foreign Minister Dr Karen Cummings and CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. The Chairman and…

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  • Photo of Barbados To Host 31st CARICOM Intersessional Heads of Government Meeting

    Barbados To Host 31st CARICOM Intersessional Heads of Government Meeting

    (Barbados Government Information Services Press Release) CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, will welcome fellow heads of government to Barbados for the 31st Intersessional Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), from 18-19 February. Regional leaders will have a packed agenda during the two-day summit, which will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two…

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  • Photo of Region developing Communications Strategy to Combat Misinformation about Coronavirus

    Region developing Communications Strategy to Combat Misinformation about Coronavirus

    Health Ministers and Officials of the Region have agreed to draft an aggressive communications strategy to combat misinformation on the Novel Coronavirus. The Council for Human and Social Development (Health) on Monday morning held an Emergency Meeting via video conference. It was Chaired by Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Antigua and Barbuda Hon Molwyn Joseph. Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador…

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