May 11, 2021

Caribbean Public Health Agency gets lab testing accreditation

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By Joyce Loan From WIC NEWS Drug testing facilities at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have been awarded an international accreditation at a ceremony in Jamaica. The testing services of the Drug Testing Laboratory (DTL) have now been certified to comply with ISO17025:2005 standards by the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC). This is […]

Caribbean measurement scientists equipped to train others

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Efforts are being made to equip the Caribbean’s measurement scientists (metrologists) with training skills to assist industry in addressing their calibration needs as well as their counterparts in National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) across the region. Eighteen such metrologists, practitioners in the science of measurement, from a number of National Standards Bureaux in […]

Standards for solar heaters and other appliances coming for the Caribbean

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From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday May 18, 2017 – Standards for solar water heaters and a number of energy-related appliances are coming to the Caribbean. And key to this development will be policymakers, standards and energy experts who are meeting in Barbados for a major workshop on energy standards and policy analysis. The experts and policymakers […]