Antigua and Barbuda

Map of Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda is situated at the north of the Leeward Islands chain in the Eastern Caribbean. The nation of Antigua and Barbuda comprises the islands Antigua and Barbuda, and the uninhabited island of Redonda.

Antigua, the larger of the two main islands, extends for 280 km2, while Barbuda has an area of 160 km2. The terrain is mainly low–lying. The country is divided into six parishes and has a good network of roads. The country is situated in the hurricane zone, and is also subject to earthquakes and droughts.

Located at the center of the Eastern Caribbean's Leeward Islands group, the country is 440 km2 in area, with Antigua occupying 64% of the land mass and containing 98% of the population.

Public Health Officials
Health in the Americas 2012: Antigua and Barbuda

 

atg gps hand over smThe Pan American Health Organization in its effort to reduce Mosquitos has donated ten (10) global positional system (GPS) units to the Ministry of Health as part of PAHOs contribution to Vector Control and plays an important part in controlling the diseases spread by mosquitos (including Zika).

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Ministry of Health and the Environment
Rockley Street
St. John's
Antigua and Barbuda

Minister of Health - Hon. Molwyn Joseph

Permanent Secretary - Mrs. Joan Carrott

Chief Medical Officer - Dr. Rhonda Sealey-Thomas
 

PAHO/WHO Country Program Office - Antigua and Barbuda

Ministry of Health and the Environment Building

Redcliffe Street

St. John's
Antigua and Barbuda

Country Program Officer - Mr. Reynold Hewitt
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General information on Antigua & Barbuda

 

The nation of Antigua and Barbuda comprises the islands Antigua and Barbuda, and the uninhabited island of Redonda. Located at the center of the Eastern Caribbean's Leeward Islands group, the country is 440 km2 in area, with Antigua occupying 64% of the land mass and containing 98% of the population.  Read more...