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CARICOM Establishes Health Agency

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - July 4, 2011

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Above: From left, St Kitts Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas, Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar, UWI Chancellor George Alleyene. In background, from left, Trinidad Foreign Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan and Trade Minister Stephen Cadiz. (Photo: Government Information Services, Ltd).

Caribbean leaders assembled in Basseterre, St Kitts signed the agreement establishing the Caribbean Public Health Agency. Dr Edward Greene, a special advisor to CARPHA, had previously said the agency would be a “major step towards improving health for people in the Caribbean, and is a significant step in the region’s development.”

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