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The Office of Caribbean Program Coordination
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The Office of Caribbean Program Coordination (OCPC) is a PAHO sub-regional office established in the Caribbean in October 2006. The functions of the Office are focused on developing and implementing the Caribbean sub-regional technical cooperation program, responding mainly to the CARICOM Health Agenda – the Caribbean Cooperation in Health (CCH) Initiative. Accordingly, the OCPC will strengthen its collaboration with and support the CARICOM Secretariat in all matters related to health.


News from PAHO in the Caribbean

  • Prime Minister of The Bahamas appoints Task Force on the Ebola Virus

    A Task Force on the deadly Ebola Virus was recently appointed by the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  The group is comprised of several members of The Cabinet, including Minister of National Security-Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration-Hon. Frederick Mitchell; Minister of Tourism-Hon....

  • Ebola Virus Disease


    Ebola Virus Disease

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    Ebola Virus Disease is a serious infectious disease spread between humans from person to person. Infection is transmitted by direct or indirect contact with the blood, body fluids or secretions (stool, urine, saliva, semen) of infected people, but only...

  • Steps to a Longer and Healthier Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

    Steps to a Longer and Healthier Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

    Help you family, friends and your community by giving support to reduce mental Illness in our society.  Here are steps...

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  • Passing of Clare Forrester

    Ms. Clare Forrester, former staff member and journalist, passed away on 15 September 2014 in Florida following an illness which she had been combatting for some time.


  • New PAHO/WHO Representative in Jamaica

    Dr. Noreen Jack has been appointed the new PAHO/WHO Representative in Jamaica effective 28 August 2014.

    Dr. Jack, a national of Trinidad and Tobago, obtained her medical degree (1981) and a master’s in Public Health from the University of the West Indies,...

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