No end in sight to COVID crisis, and its impact will last for ‘decades to come’

No end in sight to COVID crisis, and its impact will last for ‘decades to come’

Expressing “appreciation for WHO and partners’ COVID-19 pandemic response efforts”, the emergency committee convened by the UN health agency’s chi

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Pure Grenada

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Pure Grenada

With the opening of Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport on 15 July, as part of the Government of Grenada’s phased strategy to restart the destination’s

COVID-19 Emergency Committee highlights need for response efforts over long term

COVID-19 Emergency Committee highlights need for response efforts over long term

The Emergency Committee on COVID-19, convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), held its fourth meeting on 31 July. In its statem

Statement on the fourth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Statement on the fourth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

The fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the coronavirus disea

COVID-19 cases continue to spike in The Bahamas, 66 new cases recorded

COVID-19 cases continue to spike in The Bahamas, 66 new cases recorded

It seems to be double jeopardy for The Bahamas as the territory continues to see a steady spike in COVID-19 cases while facing the threats posed by Hurricane Isaias. Read more

perception of Covid-19 pandemic

perception of Covid-19 pandemic

DIGICEL and FLOW would have received SMS messages re Covid-19 survey. Read more

 Guadeloupe COVID-19 cluster affects other islands

Guadeloupe COVID-19 cluster affects other islands

There is now an active resumption of the circulation of coronavirus cases in Guadeloupe and a positive case in St Barthelemy is connected to this cluster. Read more

A Travel Advisor’s Experience Traveling to Jamaica During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Travel Advisor’s Experience Traveling to Jamaica During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we all know, the travel world has changed considerably over the course of the past five months. Our experience is no different. Having traveled to Mexico in mid-June, visiting 1

 UNICEF: An additional 6.7 million children under 5 could suffer from wasting this year due to COVID-19

UNICEF: An additional 6.7 million children under 5 could suffer from wasting this year due to COVID-19

An additional 6.7 million children under the age of five could suffer from wasting – and therefore become dangerously undernourished – in 2020 as a result of the socio-

Young people ‘not invincible’ in COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

Young people ‘not invincible’ in COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

Although older people are among those at highest risk of COVID-19, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has reminded younger generations that they are “not invinci

Health must come before the economy, insists top UN official for Latin America and the Caribbean

Health must come before the economy, insists top UN official for Latin America and the Caribbean

In Latin America, where much of the region has dealt with years of sluggish growth, the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing millions more into poverty

Survey: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants

Survey: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants

Are you a refugee or migrant? Help governments and organizations understand your needs so that they can provide better support for you during the pandemic. Read more

Public health considerations while resuming international travel

Public health considerations while resuming international travel

1. INTRODUCTION Many countries have halted some or all international travel since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic but now have plans to re-open travel. This document outlines

The 2nd wave is coming. Here's what public health experts say we should expect

The 2nd wave is coming. Here's what public health experts say we should expect

Doctors, epidemiologists and others surveyed by CBC outline what to expect in 2nd wave of COVID-19 infections Read more

 Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 95,347

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 95,347

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 30: Read more

Statement from Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shawn Charles

Statement from Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shawn Charles

Fellow Grenadians, today, 29 July 2020, the Ministry of Health announced that Grenada has now recorded its 24th laboratory-confirmed case of Covid-19. Read more

 COVID-19: The Bahamas records 35 new cases, health system under strain

COVID-19: The Bahamas records 35 new cases, health system under strain

The COVID-19 count in the Bahamas is steadily increasing. Read more

 IDB Report: Caribbean citizens experienced hunger during the pandemic

IDB Report: Caribbean citizens experienced hunger during the pandemic

Reduced opportunities to work, due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), has meant that some residents of the Caribbean region, earning less than minimum wage, have experienced a