Guyana President’s cancer in remission

President David Granger’s Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is now in remission, Guyana’s Ambassador to Cuba, Halim Majeed announced in a statement Wednesday. The Head-of-State returned to Guyana...

Former Jamaica PM to have hip replacement surgery

Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson is to do hip replacement surgery, the Senate was informed Wednesday afternoon. This information was relayed to members of the...

Grenada to ban importation of e-cigarettes

The Grenada government says it will ban smoking in public spaces as well as restrict the use and sale of electronic cigarettes on the...

Global Fund seeks US$14B to fight AIDS, malaria, TB

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Wednesday opened a drive to raise US$14 billion to fight the global epidemics but...

Jamaica to undertake mosquito sterilisation pilot project in 2020

Come next year, Jamaica's Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on a pilot for the Sterilised Insect Technique as part of efforts...

California OKs pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention meds

Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor's prescription after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday...

Health ministers agree to new plan to improve quality of health care

Caribbean health ministers have endorsed a series of actions aimed at ensuring that all people throughout the Americas have equitable access to timely, efficient,...

St. Lucia records increase in gastro cases

St. Lucia is recording an increase in the number of cases of gastroenteritis over the last few weeks. The Ministry of Health and Wellness did...

Jamaicans warned against using bleaching creams

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, is urging Jamaicans to desist from using bleaching creams as anti-aging formulas. He wants people who are aging...

Jamaica reporting increases notification of dengue fever

Jamaica last month recorded a total of more than 140 notifications of dengue fever with the island’s Chief medical officer, Dr. Dr Jacqueline Bisasor...