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The WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (WHO GCM/NCD) Featuring the Belize Cancer Society and the Jamaica Cancer Society

The WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (WHO GCM/NCD) Featuring the Belize Cancer Society and the Jamaica Cancer Society

HCC Congratulates the IAHF on their 20th Anniversary

HCC Congratulates the IAHF on their 20th Anniversary

The HCC extends our warm congratulations to the InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF) on the occasion of their 20th Anniversary celebrated during the Interamerican Congress of Cardiology in Santiago, Chile, from December 4th to the 7th, 2015. Have a look at the IAHF Summary Report for the year ending Nov 30 2015 and the IAHF 5-Year Strategic Plan 2015-2020 in English and Spanish.

Uniting to Stop the NCD Epidemic - Time to Accelerate Action - Regional Workshop

This key regional workshop in February will bring together experts and activists to tackle NCDs. The threat to Caribbean progress posed by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and cancer, is critical and one of the defining health and development challenges of our time.

Caribbean leaders have long recognised the threat and in 2007 the CARICOM Heads of Government endorsed the Port of Spain Declaration on NCDs. Now this ground-breaking Declaration, the first by Heads of Government in the world, is being evaluated by a team of experts led by the University of the West Indies, on behalf of CARICOM and the Pan American Health Organisation.

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The Healthy Caribbean Coalition

The Healthy Caribbean Coalition is a civil society alliance to combat chronic diseases. The alliance was established following a Caribbean civil society led conference on chronic diseases, entitled Healthy Caribbean 2008 - a wellness revolution conference. read more

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