Bahamas Calls for Greater Effort to Improve Environmental Health in the Region

BahamasThe head of the Bahamas delegation, Ambassador Cornelius Smith, considers it necessary to redouble efforts to improve environmental health in the region.

In this regard, he stressed the importance of improving the supply of potable water, more appropriate waste management, and vector management.

On the other hand, Smith said that food security is a growing problem in the region. “The frequency of contaminated food products is growing and requires collaborative efforts among Member States and other international organizations.”

He also indicated that his country is concerned about injuries due to violence in persons 15 to 34 years of age and highlighted the immunization campaigns in the Caribbean, among other topics.

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