ECC Response to COVID-19

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The Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean prepares the region to face the COVID-19 epidemic. ECC also publishes daily situation updates on COVID-19 response in the Caribbean countries.


News Articles on ECC response to the COVID-19

7 Aug 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 07 August 2020 (PAHO/WHO) - This webinar, hosted by the PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries was organized to generate a forum for discussing the current challenges that may influence the promotion, protection and support to breastfeeding and presenting country experiences which we hope will result…
2 Aug 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 02 August 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization sent the islands of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States along with its regional neighbours, into a heightened form of anxiety when its Director General Dr Tedros declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic. Simultaneously, some of our Eastern…
1 Aug 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 01 August 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) to raise awareness and galvanize action on themes related to breastfeeding. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, the…
31 Jul 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 31 July 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — Caribbean nations are making efforts to strengthen COVID-19 testing as countries reopen their borders to regional and extra-regional travel. The PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries hosted a webinar to discuss Scaling up COVID-19 Testing in the Eastern Caribbean…
20 Jul 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 20 July 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — This webinar, hosted by the PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries was for the health, tourism, immigration, and other relevant sectors to share experiences and provide technical guidance.   The expected outcome was to build a common understanding on…
15 Jul 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 15 July 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the government of Canada, recently made a significant contribution of essential COVID-19 supplies to Barbados. The government of Canada made available to PAHO the sum of CAD 7.5 million in…
13 Jul 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 13 July 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — On Tuesday, 7 July 2020, the PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean hosted a webinar on NCDs and COVID-19: Building Back Better Services. The webinar was developed to explore the relation with NCDs and COVID-19 latest data and operational guidance, with key insights from experts…
10 Jul 2020
This report prepared by the PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries outlines COVID-19 activities undertaken with countries during the period April – June 2020
8 Jul 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 08 July 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — This webinar was hosted by the Office for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Countries, it explored the relationship between Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and COVID-19, with key insights from experts and country representatives on balancing the demands of the health system during the…