The 2007 Caribbean Community Port-of-Spain Declaration on noncommunicable diseases: an overview of a multidisciplinary evaluation
La Declaración de Puerto España sobre enfermedades no transmisibles de 2007: panorama general de una evaluación multidisciplinaria
A Declaração de Porto Espanha sobre doenças não transmissíveis de 2007: panorama geral de uma avaliação multidisciplinar
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Revising primary and secondary school curricula in the Caribbean to enhance education on the risks for noncommunicable diseases Jones, Waneisha; Sobers, Natasha; Brown-Perry, Alsian; Bristol, Laurette; Samuels, T. Alafia (2023-07-03)[ABSTRACT]. In the English-speaking Caribbean, an estimated 46% of men and 61% of women are currently overweight or obese, and 8% of children younger than 5 years are also overweight. To combat this worsening epidemic, ...
The potential for using alcohol and tobacco taxes to fund prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in Caribbean Community countries La Foucade, Althea; Metivier, Charmaine; Gabriel, Samuel; Scott, Ewan; Theodore, Karl; Laptiste, Christine (2018-12)[ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To determine the extent to which increased taxes on alcohol and tobacco products in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries might successfully reduce consumption of those products and raise revenues, ...
Bartholomew, Latoya; Bishop, Lisa; Brown, Catherine R.; Murphy, Madhuvanti M.; Samuels, T. Alafia (2018-11)[ABSTRACT]. In response to the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Caribbean, the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) issued the 2007 Port-of-Spain Declaration, “Uniting to Stop the ...