The Barbados National Registry

Barbados National RegistryThe Barbados National Registry for Chronic Non-Communicable Disease (BNR) is a national surveillance system being conducted by the Chronic Disease Research Centre on behalf of the Ministry of Health. The BNR is made up of 3 registries: BNR-Stroke, BNR-Heart and BNR-Cancer. Each registry collects data about new cases of cancer, stroke, and acute myocardial infarction (also known as a heart attack or cardiac arrest) and produces statistics concerning incidence, mortality, and survival. Information from the BNR is used to inform public health policy and clinical practice and is an important resource for Caribbean researchers investigating the problems of chronic disease.

The BNR is a unique initiative in the Caribbean. It is a Ministry of Health initiative being conducted by the Chronic Disease Research Centre of The University of the West Indies.

 
Upcoming Events

The Barbados National Registry Continuing Eduation Seminar Series: AMI Management 

To Pre-register please visit : Hibiscus Health Caribbean Events

BNR Event 1  Flyerv2

 
Current BNR Reports

The BNR 2014 Annual Report is now available. DOWNLOAD

Annual Report cover sheet

NCD tree diagram courtesy of World Health Organizaton Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

(http://www.emro.who.int/egy/egypt-infocus/stepwise-surveillance.html

 
BNR hotline number +246 256 4BNR (4267) Kindly sponsored by Digicel  Email bnr@cavehill.uwi.edu
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