Caribbean

Alcohol Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Garcia-Cerde R, Valente JY, Sohi I, Falade R, Sanchez ZM, Monteiro MG. Alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2021;45:e52. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2021.52
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Objective: To assess the association between drinking behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, anxiety symptoms, and sociodemographic characteristics in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Caribbean Drug Prevention, Treatment, Rehabilitation and Gang and Youth Violence Focused Institutions

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CICAD
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The Directory of drug prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and gang and youth violence focused institutions in the English-Speaking Caribbean was compiled from the results of an agency mapping exercise conducted for the CICAD/OAS Training and Certification Program (PROCCER).

Standardized Indicators for National Drug Information Networks in the Caribbean

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Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)

This guide, developed by and for persons working in member states of the Caribbean, presents a model set of indicators to countries desiring to standardize the way that they organize, collect, and report drug-related information for their DINs. The guide has a systematic layout and begins with an explanation of what a DIN is and provides some examples of DINs from various parts of the world.

Generating Revenue by Raising Tobacco Taxes in Latin America and the Caribbean

Citation
Goodchild M, Sandoval RC, Belausteguigoitia I. Generating revenue by raising tobacco taxes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2017;41:e151. doi: 10.26633/RPSP.2017.151
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Objective: The objective of this study was to determine if raising tobacco taxes in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region will generate extra tax revenue, even at outer edges of the sensitivity analysis, with relatively high price elasticities of demand for cigarettes.

Type and Context of Alcohol-Related Injury among Patients Presenting to Emergency Departments in a Caribbean Country

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Reid SD, Gentius J. Type and Context of Alcohol-Related Injury among Patients Presenting to Emergency Departments in a Caribbean Country. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017; 14(8):877.
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There is an association between alcohol consumption and injuries in Latin America and the Caribbean. This cross-sectional study explores the socio-contextual factors of alcohol-related injuries in Trinidad and Tobago.