From the Caribbean Community (CARICOM):
REGION GEARS UP FOR HEALTH AUTHORITY IN 2010
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers of Health meeting in Washington DC, USA at their 18th Caucus fully endorsed the time table for the establishment of the Caribbean Public Health Authority (CARPHA) in 2010.
Among the actions leading up to the start up of CARPHA are the [...]
One of the downsides of being so long away from regular blogging is the tremendous backlog of things I wish to cover. This is one. The meeting referred to in the press release below happened in the latter half of April, but given its potential significance, I still wish to highlight and discuss it [...]
Working on waste issues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), you see a lot of controversies involving disposal sites.
Many times it is some neighborhood that does not want a landfill anywhere near them, either because they fear it will affect their health or property values, they dislike the smell a badly managed site will [...]