September 30, 2022

NCDS in the Caribbean

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From Healthy Caribbean Coalition NCDs Fast Food NCDs cause the majority of premature adult deaths and pose a serious threat to health and development in the region. NCD mortality in the Caribbean is the highest in the Americas. On average, people in CARICOM countries have lower life expectancy at birth than those in Central or […]

Strengthening the multi-sectoral response to NCDS in the Caribbean – National NCD Commissions

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June 5th, 2015 – Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Barbados Meeting Summary: Friday June 5th, 2015 at the Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown in Barbados, key stakeholders came together to discuss strengthening of the multisectoral approach to NCDs through CARICOM’s National NCD Commissions (NNCDC). Fifty-two members of the public sector including NNCDC ‘Chairs’, civil society and the private […]