Full Name
Joy St. John
Job Title
Executive Director
Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
Speaker Bio
Dr Joy St. John is dedicated and reliable, with a track record of achievements in public health systems management and development and health diplomacy.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of CARPHA from July 2019: The Executive Director provides leadership and Direction to CARPHA in executing the functions laid out in the Inter- Governmental Agreement.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL of the World Health Organisation from October 2017 to April 2019: With direct responsibility at the World Health Organization for Climate and other Determinants of Health (CED)

Former Chief Medical Officer of Barbados (first Barbadian to hold that office) for over 12 years-Top Public Health Advisor to the Minister of Health and responsible for the oversight of the management of the Health Sector

Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (first Caribbean person to do so) from 2012 -2013
Joy St. John