January 19, 2021

1st Lancet Countdown launch on climate change and health to be held in the Caribbean

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On the heels of COP25, OECS partners with HCC to launch 2019 report By Maisha Hutton Executive Director, Healthy Caribbean Coalition Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — The Caribbean has been selected as one of the priority regions of the Lancet Countdown over the period 2019-2023 based on the region’s extreme vulnerabilities to climate change. In an […]

Caribbean countries agree to protect endangered  largetooth sawfish

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Dutch Proposal to List the Species under the Cartagena Convention Succeeds ROATÁN, Honduras, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Today, on World Environment Day, the critically endangered largetooth sawfish gained a lifeline as Caribbean countries unanimously agreed to add the species to Annex II of the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol under […]

Sagicor reaffirms Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) commitment

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By Sagicor (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Sagicor Life Inc has once again committed funding for the operations of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) through an extension of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Through the MOU, Sagicor Life Inc will provide funding over the next three years, to the HCC which coordinates an alliance of […]

Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean – Civil Society Action Plan 2017 – 2021

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From Healthy Caribbean Coalition The Healthy Caribbean Coalition’s (HCC’s) Civil Society Action Plan 2017-2021: Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean was developed to guide the response of Caribbean civil society to global, regional, and national recognition of the increasingly heavy burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and upward trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity […]