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Special Announcements

CARD 2018
On Thursday November 29th the HCC with the support of partners PAHO, CARPHA, CARICOM Secretariat and the UWI Open Campus, will host the 3rd Annual Caribbean Alcohol Reduction Day, the theme is Youth Let's Talk About Alcohol.
One of the key events in support of CARD 2018 is the hosting of a webinar. This webinar will feature global and regional experts who will discuss patterns and drivers of alcohol consumption among youth and explore policy options to reduce the harmful use of alcohol within this group.

Date: Thursday November 29th, 2018
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm Washington DC Time/ 1.30pm - 2.30pm AST
Info Video
Your Kids and Alcohol - Start Talking to Prevent Drinking
A set of infographics and social media graphics has been created to support and promote CARD 2018 and the theme Youth Let's Talk About Alcohol.
Click/Tap on the images below to view/download.
Know the Facts
Your Kids and Alcohol
Youth and Alcohol Don't Mix
Alcohol myths and misconceptions
Download all Infographics in a zip file here.
Click/Tap on the images below to view/download. (Download all graphics in a zip file here)
Alcohol heavy drinking
Alcohol myths and misconceptions
The English speaking Caribbean
Global burden of disease
Youth and Alcohol Don't Mix
Long term effects of alcohol
CARD 2018 Share
CARD 2018 Talk
CARD 2018 Safer
Download all Social Media Graphics in a zip file here.
Youth & NCDs Art Contest 2018
Entry submission deadline November 30th
Art Contest 2018
The Healthy Caribbean Coalition and Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, are pleased to announce their Universal Children’s Day Art Contest, the theme for the contest is ‘What NCDs mean to me’.

The contest is open to children and young people 10-21 years of age and age groups will be split into 10-13 years old, 14-17 years old and 18-21 years old.

The winner in each age group will win a Fitbit fitness tracker.

Entries can be drawings/paintings or videos and multiple entries are allowed.

The deadline for submission is November 30, 2018.
Read more and submit entry
Last Chance to Sign the Call to Action
The HCC and HSFB have teamed up to produce a PSA about Childhood Obesity Prevention, click tap the image to play the PSA.
Too Much Junk CTA
Thank you to everyone who has supported the Childhood Obesity Prevention Call to Action over the past nine months, the collection of signatures will end on Friday 30th November, so there is still time to sign if you haven't done so already.
See a gallery of Who's Signed here.
Childhood Obesity Prevention Scorecard
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