Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology

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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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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.

Life-Course Exposures in Health and Development

Research across the life course that estimates the burden of disease and associated risk factors

Interventions, Implementation and Policy

Research that spans efficacy trials, implementation/scaling up to demonstrate effectiveness and feasibility, and the integration into policy to affect populations

Mechanistic and Biological Studies in Health and Disease

Research that explores the mechanistic underpinnings of health and disease as well as research that collates, curates, handles, and disseminates data


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