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August 1 - August 7

Healthy Caribbean Weekly News Roundup
Healthy Caribbean Coalition

News Roundup

Spray it AND Say it!

YHP UNGA Save the Date

Young Health Programme invite you to the launch of the Wellbeing of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments (WAVE) study findings, and to discuss the implications of data availability for adolescent health policy, programming and service design. Read more

NCD Alliance E-Alert, news from the NCD Alliance

NCD Alliance is recruiting, NCDs & SIDS: Pacific Islands Forum outcomes, WHO Regional Committee Meetings. Read more

CARPHA Health Research Conference Call for Papers

CCS Conference 2014 Happenings

Cancer Support Services hosted a Back-to-School TreatCancer Support Services hosted a Back-to-School Treat on Friday August 1st at Limegrove Cinemas. President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Executive Director spent a wonderful afternoon with the children, some of the parents, guardians and other Charity Volunteers. Special thanks to the Limegrove management & staff spearheaded by Manager on Duty Ms. Allain for creating a lovely experience for the children. See the children here posing with their Cancer Support Services Wristbands.

Ban Move Awor event

The Curacao Heart Foundation (CHF) invites you to the Ban Move Awor event on the 24th of August 2014 at Kia Motors starting at 6 AM. Participation requires a Tshirt, these are available at Kia Motors and are 15 ANG for adults or 5 ANG for children until 12 years of age. Proceeds will be donated to the CHF. Read more

Barbados Association of Palliative Care SPONSORED WALK - Sunday, August 10, 2014 starting time: 6:00 a.m. Route 1: Esplanade, Bay Street, to Rockley, return thru Marine Gardens Road, Hastings to Esplanade. Route 2: Mile/1/4 S.D.A. Church to Speightstown and back via Maynard. Funds in aid of Educational Projects.

Globeathon Barbados 2014

Wear it PINK and Denim Day

Heart Choices NOT Hard Choices

Watch the Heart Choices NOT Hard Choices video here

Go Blue for Breakfast World Diabetes Day 2014

NCD Articles on WebMD

  • What Happens During a Heart Attack? - It may not be what you think. Learn the symptoms to look for and what to do right away if you think you’re having one. Read more
  • 6 Diabetes Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Managing type 2 diabetes requires constant vigilance to keep your blood sugar level under control. Staying healthy also means steering clear of some common pitfalls, many of which are the product of long-held bad habits. Here are six mistakes that you can learn to avoid. Read more
  • Are You at Risk for Prostate Cancer? - Even though screening tests can help catch prostate cancer early, it’s important to know the risk factors and warning signs. Read more
  • Map Out Your Breast Cancer Treatment Plan - Cancer treatment isn't "one size fits all." Learn about different options and get personalized tips to manage your care. Read more

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

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Healthy Caribbean Coalition

The HCC is a regional network of Caribbean health NGOs and civil society organizations with the remit to combat chronic diseases (NCDs) and their associated risk factors and conditions. Our membership presently consists of more than 50 Caribbean-based health NGOs and over 55 not-for-profit organisations and, in excess of 200 individual members based in the Caribbean and across the globe.

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