Symposium: Balancing the Scales: Pursuing Economic Justice and Wealth Creation

CAIHR Continues to Partner with the African-Caribbean Churches in the UK Diaspora in the staging of the third Education for Transformation Series of Symposia

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Sickle Cell in Focus Conference

Join us for the 4th annual SCiF conference on September 30 October 1, 2021 put on by the National Health, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and hosted by the Sickle Cell Unit.

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CAIHR Receives Courtesy Call from Beverly Johnson

UK-based businesswoman Beverly Johnson, Chair of the Planning Committee for the CAIHR-sponsored History, Heritage and Identity Symposia, visits CAIHR

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Cancer? Diabetes? Cardiovscular diseases?

The Life Project invites your participation in a study to identify the determinants of health.

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In keeping with its governance and succession planning framework, the directorship of CAIHR exchanged hands on August 1, 2020

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CAIHR Offers New Postgraduate Diploma in collaboration with UWI Open Campus

Since January 2020 CAIHR has been offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology in collaboration with the UWI Open Campus.

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GA-CDRC staff contribute evidence during the COVID-19 outbreak in the Caribbean

The University of the West Indies was asked by the Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness to provide evidence to assist with the planning of a government response to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak.

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Our research themes

The primary role of CAIHR is the conduct of high quality research that can inform health policy, programmes and health care delivery for regional populations.

Early Life Exposures in Health and Development

This theme focuses on exposures that affect development, as well as on the effects of biological factors on growth.

Interventions, Evaluation and Implementation

With the rise of non-communicable chronic diseases, it is important to understand the determinants of health.

Biological Expression of Disease

The depth of research innovation is interrogated in order to understand how genetic factors influence sickness and disease.


A cadre of scientists. Primary healthcare clinics. Clinical nutritionists. Specialist trainers. CAIHR offers a range of services supported by dedicated professionals.