Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Health

Health

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – CARPHA deploys staff to assist hurricane-devastated British territory

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), as part of the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM) which is spearheaded by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency...

CAYMAN ISLANDS – Health City joins Hurricane Irma relief effort

Health City Cayman Islands is part of a relief effort being coordinated by the Cayman Islands Government to send supplies, medicines and medical staff...

GUYANA – CCJ President urges new PANCAP Champions to use collective influence to help...

The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the...

GRENADA – Authorities confirm conjunctivitis outbreak

Grenada is confirming an outbreak of conjunctivitis otherwise called Pink/Red Eye virus. “With respect to the current increased incidence of this syndrome, the Ministry is...

GRENADA – EU disburses EC$4.4 million grant to health sector

The European Union has disbursed 1.3 million euros (EC$4.4 million) to Grenada, the first tranche of grant assistance under the 11th European Development Fund...

GUYANA – Gov’t embarks on campaign to vaccinate girls

The Guyana government Tuesday said it will embark upon a programme to vaccinate approximately 36,000 girls between the ages of 9-16 years with the...

ANTIGUA – Former newsman took ill on BA flight, hospitalised in England

Former news broadcaster Dave George had emergency surgery on his lung in England after falling ill on a British Airways flight to London last weekend. George...

ST KITTS – Government issues statement on report on clinical trial

The Ministry of Health says it has been brought to its attention that certain clinical trials are being conducted in the Federation, with the...

ST KITTS – Questions over country’s use to test herpes vaccine

Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas says the use of St. Kitts and Nevis to conduct tests of a vaccine to cure herpes not only...

BARBADOS – HIV/AIDS fight still hampered by ignorance and fear

Health officials are concerned that efforts to control the spread of HIV/AIDS continue to be undermined by ignorance, fear and exclusion. Director of the Joint...