Guiding and Evaluating Policy Interventions (NCDs)

CAIHR’s visionary goal of producing a healthier Caribbean society through research coincides with policy decision-making and actions to prevent and control NCDs. There are three broad interrelated aims captured in this programme of work. The first concerns the surveillance of Non-Communicable Diseases; the second understanding the impact of current and planned policy interventions aimed at improving coverage and effectiveness, and, and the third relates to assisting decision making by enabling decision makers to better consider the potential health impacts and cost implications of different policy options.


Project

  • Testing and treatment for albuminuria in Diabetes Mellitus and Sickle Cell Disease in select polyclinics and specialist clinics in Barbados
  • Cohorts collaboration of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Testing and treatment for albuminuria in Diabetes Mellitus and Sickle Cell Disease in select polyclinics and specialist clinics in Barbados
  • Cohorts collaboration of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Improving Household Nutrition Security and Public Health in the CARICOM
  • Determining Factors Affecting Age of Clinical Registration in Infants with Sickle Cell Disease at the Sickle Cell Unit, Jamaica’
  • Global Diet and Activity Research Group (GDAR)
  • Implementation of a very low calorie diet for remission of type 2 diabetes in the community, utilizing churches as hubs
  • Integrating places of worship (PoWs) into the primary care pathway to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Caribbean
  • ATS Group on Clinical and Research Priorities in Sickle Cell Lung Disease