HCC Webinar: NCDs and Trade Policies: Challenges, Opportunities and Civil Society Advocacy in the Caribbean
The HCC conducted a webinar on Thursday April 7th 2016 in celebration of World Health Day.
You can download the presentations here and watch a recording of the webinar here.
The webinar featured the following presentations:
- NCDs & Trade Policy in the Caribbean:
Exploring the Road Ahead
Nicole Foster, HCC Policy Advisor
- Trade Policy Instruments to Facilitate a Healthy
Vincent Atkins, HCC Trade Policy Advisor
- Trade, Food Security & NCDs: A Civil Society
Norma Springer, Consultant to the Barbados Diabetes Foundation
- The role of Diabetes CSOs in Nutrition & NCD
Prevention: Experiences of the Dominica Diabetes Association
Marvlyn Birmingham, President, Dominica Diabetes Association
PAHO Celebrates World Health Day
PAHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean held a reception at its headquarters in Barbados in celebration of World Health Day, April 7, 2016. During the event, Dr. Godfrey Xuereb, PAHO WHO Representative, presented copies of the
WHO Global Report on Diabetes to Mr. John Boyce the Honourable Minister of Health and Sir Trevor Hassell, Chair of the Barbados National NCD Commission. In his
remarks Dr. Xuereb highlighted diabetes statistics in Barbados and pledged PAHO's ongoing provision of technical assistance in prevention and control of diabetes.
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