Donald Trump ‘terminates’ US relationship with World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has announced that the US will be "terminating its relationship" with the World Health Organisation (WHO). Speaking in the Rose Garden at the...

PAHO urges young people to help expose and resist tobacco industry deception

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling on young people in the Americas to...

Jamaica’s Labour and Social Security Minister Shahine Robinson critically ill

Jamaica Labour and Social Security Minister Shahine Robinson is critically ill. Robinson is at her home in St. Ann where she’s being treated. Prime Minister Andrew...

Farmers urged to find medicinal cannabis niche

Barbados' Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s Cannabis Unit is urging local farmers to find opportunities in the upcoming Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Industry, expected...

Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle

Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Ministers endorsed removing fees for coronavirus tests and treatment, especially for...

Jamaica making purchase of medical marijuana more convenient

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has established measures to facilitate licensed retail herb houses to sell to their qualified customers from online platforms. According to...

Johnson & Johnson to stop selling Talc-based baby powder in US, Canada

Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, where demand has dwindled amid...
Dr. Hazel Laws

All 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in St. Kitts-Nevis have recovered

All 15 patients confirmed with COVID-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis have now officially recovered. Dr Hazel Laws, Chief Medical Officer, shared the good news...

CARPHA receiving additional support to fight COVID-19

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$750,000 (TT$5.1 million) grant to support the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in the coordination of...

Trump says he’s taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government...