PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, June 13, 2021 - Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has unreservedly apologised to the thousands of persons, particularly senior citizens, for the problems they encountered attempting to receive COVID-19 vaccines at several Health Centres this week, in response to a call from the government to come out and get vaccinated.
CARICOM Secretariat, June 8, 2021 - The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging Ministries of Health and clinicians to only use the medicine, ivermectin, under the conditions of well-regulated clinical trials for COVID-19, or for approved indications. This is a result of the limited evidence available to assure a favorable benefit-risk balance when used in treating patients with COVID-19. This is also reflected by the recommendations of the global health authority, World Health Organization (WHO).
(United Nations News) Some two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed globally but only 0.5 per cent have reached low-income countries where frontline health workers and the elderly have yet to receive a shot, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
MONTEGO BAY, JUNE 7, 2021 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) often referred to as The United States’ third border, is among the regions to be given priority when the United States releases its promised 80 million vaccines through the COVAX Facility. the White House has announced.
KINGSTON, June 2, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced recrafted Covid-19 measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA). The amended measures will begin on June 3, 2021, and expire June 30, 2021.
CASTRIES, May 30, 2021 - The Government of Saint Lucia has amended the COVID-19 Prevention and Control regulations, to allow some concessions for persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19, based on the protection being provided by vaccination in keeping with the science.
St. Kitts and Nevism May 28, 2021 - international travellers to St. Kitts and Nevis, are required to submit official proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus prior to entry and upon entry into the island. The regulations take effect from Saturday 29th May 2021.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 28, 2021 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says there is a need to create an international clearinghouse for the purchase and sale of COVID-19 vaccines.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 27, 2021 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley wants to see the response to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) incorporated in future pandemic response and preparedness plans.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 26, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has once again renewed his call for greater access to resources such as vaccines for the Caribbean and Africa particularly in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic.