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Poison Insider

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CARPIN is a multi-agency institution that aims to reduce poisonings in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

The hub of operations is located within the Faculty of Health and Applied Science at the University of Technology, Jamaica, (UTech.)   The hub is linked to other sentinel sites across Jamaica and the Caribbean.


· Poison Prevention Campaigns 

· Poison Control Information and Advice

· Collection of data related to poisons

CARPIN is managed by an multi­disciplinary committee.  The team works with national and regional stakeholders to the maximum benefit of the people of the Caribbean.

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Contact CARPIN at:

University of Technology, (UTech)
Faculty of Health and Applied Science

237 Old Hope Road,          Kingston 6.

Telephone:  (876) 927-1680   ext 2300
Toll Free:     1-888-POISONS,    1-888-764-7667


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UHWI Emergency Division: (876) 927-1620-8 ext 2500  

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