Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC)
A public health information, service and consulting organization, dedicated to being the best at providing information that people need to improve health and prevent disease in the Caribbean. Mission Statement: To improve the health status of Caribbean people by advancing the capability of member countries in epidemiology, laboratory technology and related public health disciplines through technical cooperation, service, training, research and a well trained motivated staff. Website: http://www.carec.org/
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(Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2017)[Introduction]: The Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC) was established in January 1975 succeeding the Trinidad Regional Virus Laboratory (TRVL). The TRVL itself was established in 1952 by the Rockefeller ...
Clinical and Laboratory Guidelines for Dengue Fever and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever/Dengue Shock Syndrome for Health Care Providers ([S.l.], PAHO, 2001)General aspects Dengue is an endemic tropical viral disease in many areas in the World including the Caribbean and the Americas. Although cases may be detected all year-round, the number of cases is clearly related to ...