This year, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) observes its 10-year anniversary.

CARPHA became the new single regional public health agency for the Caribbean when it was legally established in July 2011. However, the Agency began its operations in 2013, after an intergovernmental agreement was signed by the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Member States.

Caribbean Public Health Day celebrated on 2 July every year, coincides with the anniversary of the legal establishment of CARPHA. This special day was established to increase awareness of the field of Public Health and to highlight how CARPHA’s work affects the everyday lives of Caribbean people. Read more.