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TRINIDAD – OSWI membership rallies together for World Sight Day 2017

The Ophthalmological Society of the West Indies (OSWI) join the rest of the world in commemorating World Sight Day on October 12, 2017. World...

TRINIDAD – CARPHA calls for support in the fight against mosquitoes

Two years after the first outbreak of Zika in the Caribbean, the invasion of this mosquito-borne virus has reduced significantly. While health officials have reported a...

ST KITTS – President Clinton commends PM Harris’ leadership on the promotion of women’s...

Former President of the United States of America (USA), Bill Clinton, has commended the leadership of St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr Timothy...

ST KITTS – PAHO/WHO confirm elimination of mother-to-child HIV

In August of this year, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announced to the country that St. Kitts and Nevis was on par to becoming...

BARBADOS – New medical school opens

Last weekend, 17 student doctors donned their ceremonial white coats, marking not only their rite of passage into the profession of medicine, but also...

JAMAICA – Why the health ministry is being accused of using girls as guinea...

Despite public backlash and fears about the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) to be introduced to young girls, the health ministry said vaccines will be...

TRINIDAD – CARPHA testing new App in the fight against mosquitoes

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is exploring the novel use of mobile technology in its fight against mosquito borne diseases. The Agency in collaboration...

WASHINGTON – Dr Carissa Etienne re-elected for second term as PAHO Director

Dr Carissa Etienne was re-elected Wednesday for a second five-year term as Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the Member States...

TRINIDAD – Offshore medical universities provide economic benefit to Caribbean host countries

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) recently hosted an expert group meeting (EGM) which discussed the ECLAC study “A global...

BARBADOS – PANCAP director calls for end to sodomy laws

The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) is renewing its call for an end to sodomy laws, which it said were getting in the...
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