25 Jun 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 25 June 2020 (PAHO/WHO) — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC) recently assisted the government of Antigua and Barbuda in their fight against COVID-19. PAHO presented the Ministry of Health with a five-seater 2020 Kia Seltos…
24 Jun 2020
24 June, 2020 - The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Trinidad and Tobago Country Office recently donated 4,000 nasopharyngeal swabs and 6 laptops to the Ministry of Health to support their capacity for testing, collection, and processing of clinical and…
24 Jun 2020
Most of Barbados’ children may be out of the physical classroom in keeping with the COVID-19 pandemic health and safety protocols; but their health and nutritional needs continue to receive the utmost attention. On Wednesday 24 June 2020, PAHO/WHO hosted a webinar enabling the consultative process for the development of the National School…
18 Jun 2020
The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME) entered into emergency teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, therefore, immediately activating its Business Continuity Plan (BCP). This decision is also in line with the recommendations of health…
17 Jun 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 17 June 2020 (PAHO) - This video produced by the PAHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC), demonstrates how to use PPEs in the clinical care of COVID-19 patients in an aerosol and non-aerosol generating environments
17 Jun 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 17 June 2020 (PAHO) - This video produced by the PAHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC), demonstrates how to remove personal protective equipment (PPE) in a doffing area.  
17 Jun 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 17 June 2020 (PAHO) - This video produced by the PAHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC), shows the importance of hand hygiene prior to care of patients and protection of health care workers by wearing appropriate PPE such as medical masks while delivering care.  As we…
17 Jun 2020
Bridgetown, Barbados, 17 June 2020 (PAHO) - This video produced by the PAHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries (ECC), demonstrates how to mix a chlorine disinfectant solution to use in the fight against the spread of diseases like COVID-19.
17 Jun 2020
15 June, 2020 – PAHO Suriname and the OpenWHO team in Geneva launched the first COVID-19 Course fully translated into Dutch. The course, How to Put On and Remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of 10 courses in the OpenWHO COVID-19 module available for translation into various national languages. To ably respond to the pandemic, health…