Category: Caribbean

Water Is Life: Combatting Cholera in Haiti

At the small water point in Trianon, Haiti, you can see a crowd gather. Here, as at many such sites across the country, locals wait their turn to fill buckets for drinking, washing and cooking – proving the adage that no matter where you are in the world, water is life. So when a deadly Read More >

Posted on by Kathy Middleton, Associate Director of Extramural Programs for CDC-Haiti2 CommentsTags , , ,

Risk Communication Capacity Building Workshop – Roseau, Dominica

  Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States received nearly 1.5 million tourists in 2012 alone according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization.  Considering their total population of just under one million, this means that there were more people passing through than people actually living in this region. This is a region with a lot of mobility, both of Read More >

Posted on by Guest blogger: Thais dos Santos, PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean CountriesTags , , , , ,

CDC supports U.S. Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity

CDC welcomes the implementation of the U.S. Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity.  At the heart of the Action Plan is the dedication to reducing violence against children, along with its vast, common, destructive and preventable consequences, including HIV, chronic diseases, and mental health problems. CDC is committed to working alongside other USG agencies Read More >

Posted on by Dr. Tom FriedenTags , , , , , , ,