Small Island Developing States of the Eastern Caribbean have been called the most disaster prone countries of the world, and simultaneously have some of the highest disability and death from chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. With the changing climate there has been emergence of new communicable diseases and re-emergence of others as well as an impact on food and nutrition security.
Dr Carlene Radix showcased the intimate link between our health and our environment, and the need to empower people to be stewards of both.
Dr Radix has held various positions in Clinical Medicine, Academia, Public Health and Administration in several Caribbean countries, and has consulted for regional and international public health agencies. Her life purpose is to contribute to each person’s realisation of their full potential.