The 3rd meeting of the Regional Network of Chairs of CARICOM National NCD Commissions or equivalents was held virtually on June 21st 2018.
In attendance were Chairs or representatives from Anguilla, the Bahamas, Barbados and Guyana (with apologies from Grenada, St Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines). Chairs provided updates on their current activities and shared recent challenges for discussion. The focus of discussion revolved preparing for the HLM3and the roles of commissions in advocating for the attendance of the Heads of State/ Government at the 3rd High Level Meeting in New York in September.
The 1st meeting of the Regional Network of Chairs of CARICOM National NCD Commissions or equivalents was held virtually on On Friday Oct 6, 2017.
The inaugural meeting chaired by Sir Trevor Hassell, Chair of the Barbados NNCDC was attended by Chairs from 6 Commissions: Dr. Leslie Walwyn (Antigua & Barbuda); Dr. Virloy Lewin and Dr. Cheryl Peek-Ball (Bermuda); Dr. Phillip Swann (The Bahamas); Dr. Damian Greaves and Dr. Sonia Nixon (Grenada); and Dr. Owen Gabriel (St. Lucia). The initiative was regarded as a valuable opportunity to learn and ultimately improve the functioning of NNCDCs in the Caribbean. Updates on the activities of the network will be shared in the roundup and our soon to be launched NNCDC online portal.