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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 17 2017 – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to tax tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetened beverages, saying...

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By Desmond Brown GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 15 2017, (ACP-IDN) – In recent weeks, African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries have been fine-tuning their strategy for...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 13 2017 - The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will host a Regional Parliamentarians Forum in Kingston, Jamaica...

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By Rebecca Theodore NEW YORK, Apr 25 2017 – Beyond the economic and political blockades experienced by small-island states, lies a silent epidemic called mental...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 22 2017 - Doctors from all regions in Guyana are being trained to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers. The training is being...

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By Zadie Neufville KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 18 2017 (IPS) - There were surprised gasps when University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor John Agard told...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 16 2017 - A Jamaican woman, Violet Mosse Brown, has made history as the oldest person in the world following the...

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By Desmond Brown GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 16 2017, (IDN) – Investing in sport can help reduce spiralling health costs and promote education, social cohesion and...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 12 2017 – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has dismissed rumours about the state of his health, insisting that...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 06 2017 – The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Coordinating Mechanism (RCM) for the new Global Fund...