March 4th - March 10th 2016 Featured: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Population-wide Dietary Salt/Sodium Reduction; Call for Caribbean CSOs to endorse the PAHO/WHO Policy Statement March 11th - March 17th 2016 Featured: HCC Call to Action on SSB Taxation in the Caribbean; UK Chancellor George Osborne Announces Sugar Tax on Soft Drinks Industry March 18th - March 24th 2016 Featured: Greater Policy Coherence across Trade and Health Ministries needed in CARICOM; HCC Supports Australia in PP Dispute March 25th - March 31st 2016 Featured: HCC Webinar: Thursday 7th April 11am – NCDs and Trade Policies: Challenges, Opportunities and Civil Society Advocacy in the Caribbean
May 6th - May 12th 2016 Featured: HCC will be at Women Deliver Conference 16-19 May; PAHO Brings Partners Together to Combat Women’s Cancers in the English Caribbean May 13th - May 26th 2016 69th World health Assembly: NCDs One of the Three Slow Motion Disasters Facing the World; Women Deliver 2016: Placing NCDs at the Centre of the Women and Girls Health and Development Agenda; World Hypertension Day Across the Region: March and Rally on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016; Smart Food Choices, Healthy Eating Workshop; Barbados Scenic ‘Know Your Numbers’ Bus Crawl;
June 3rd - June 9th 2016 Featured: Antigua Minister of Health Honourable Molwyn Joseph – A Caribbean NCD Champion: ‘Walking the Talk’; Jamaica Well Represented at The World Congress of Cardiology; Regional Tobacco Control Meeting in Mexico City June 10th - June 16th 2016 Featured: 61st Annual CARPHA Health Research Conference This Week Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th June June 17th - June 23rd 2016 Featured: CARPHA Creating a Platform for Action: Stakeholder Dialogue Improving the Healthiness of Food Environments in the Caribbean; CARPHA Evidence Brief; HCC Commends and Fully Supports Powerful Stance Taken Against Fast Food June 24th - June 30th 2016 Featured: HCC Awards Small Grants to Strengthen Health Systems Through Civil Society Action
July 1st - July 7th 2016 Featured: Make PE Mandatory in High Schools; The SPARC Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge Award Haiti with Innovating Health International July 8th - July 14th 2016 Featured: Trinidad & Tobago Medical Association 22nd Annual Medical Research Conference July 15th - July 21st 2016 Featured: PAHO Supporting Regional Governments to Strengthen Fiscal and Regulatory Capacity in the Fight Against Obesity July 22nd - July 28th 2016 Featured: HCC Launches New Brief: The Implementation of Taxation on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages by the Government of Barbados July 29th - August 4th 2016 Featured: Trinidad and Tobago: Civil Society Rises to the NCD Challenge
October 7th - October 13th 2016 Featured: GRD NNCDC Strengthening Mission October 2016 October 14th - October 20th 2016 Featured: Global Dialogue Meeting on the Role of Non-State Actors in Supporting Member States in their National Efforts to Tackle Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) as Part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development October 21st - October 27th 2016 Featured: Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB) Country Infographics; CARPHA Executive Director ‘Walking the Talk’ Exercising at Work with a Treadmill Desk October 28th - November 3rd 2016 Featured: HCC Tobacco Control Advisor at COP7 in India; Highlights from WCC 2016; World Cancer Declaration Progress Report 2016; Civil Society’s Role in Efforts to Control Women’s Cancers
November 4th - November 10th 2016 Featured: World Diabetes Day 2016; GET UP, STAND UP… HCC NCD Youth Champion Kystal Boyea Writes About Living with Diabetes as World Diabetes Day Approaches; The Private Sector Stands up for Our Children – Sagicor Life Makes a Powerful Statement Against Marketing and Promotion of Junk Food in Schools Friday November 18 2016 HCC Caribbean Alcohol Reduction Day: Statement from the Directors of HCC; HCC Call to Action to develop and implement national polices to reduce the harmful use of alcohol; Statements of Support from Our Partners; Global/Regional Alcohol Related Targets (SDGs/ GAP); Resources; HCC Webinar November 18th - November 24th 2016 Featured: HCC Open Letter To Hon. Freundel Stuart Prime Minister of Barbados, Congratulations on ‘Standing Up” to the Beverage Industry November 25th - December 1st 2016 Featured: SickKids-Caribbean Initiative Enhancing Capacity for Care in Paediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders; UHC Day 12.12.16 – Act with Ambition; Toward Universal Health Coverage and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean Evidence from Selected Countries
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.