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April 15 - April 21 2013

Healthy Caribbean Weekly News Roundup
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Cervical Cancer Advocacy Workshop video footage Cervical Cancer List of Useful Resources

HCC has created an extensive list of recent documents, papers and publications relating to Cervical Cancer.

We hope that you will utilise these resources to help strengthen your campaign to eliminate this preventable form of cancer.

The resources can be viewed online or downloaded for your convenience.

See the full list here

Healthy Caribbean Coalition

News Roundup

Breast and Ovarian Cancer in the Caribbean: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment - A two-day workshop will be held on the Commonwealth of Dominica (LMIC) on May 17-18th, 2013. The proposed workshop will include a network of clinicians who will share expertise, train and exchange knowledge between Canadian, American and Caribbean experts and practitioners, identify and address the gaps in current practice and teach best practices to improve patient outcome and institutionalize preventative measures. Read more

CARPHA\CHRC Annual Conference May 2-4 2013 Hilton Hotel Barbados - This meeting is intended for researchers, policy makers, health care providers, students and other interested persons. The Conference creates a unique opportunity for health stakeholders to share information and experiences. It also provides a platform for professional associations to host training workshops and meetings. Read more

The Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC) - The Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC) is the regional health institution with the mandate to promote and coordinate health research in the Caribbean. It serves countries that are members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), providing advice to their Ministries of Health and other stakeholders and generally supporting research related activities.Read more

CARPHA Research to Policy Meeting - Childhood Obesity - The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is hosting a 'Research to Policy' Meeting on May 1st at the Hilton Barbados Resort. The topic is Childhood Obesity. Please see the draft objectives, agenda and timetable here

The Barbados National NCD Commission has launched a series of advertisements - Here is one of the salt ads which will be shown on CBC TV 8, week commencing 22nd April 2013 See the video on YouTube

HCC News Roundup Archive - If you have missed any of our News Roundups you can view previous Roundups on our News Roundup Archive webpage here

HCC Features - Previously featured Members, events and news can now be found on our HCC Featured webpage here

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