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Greene completes tenure UN Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Jul 04 2017 – Guyana-born Edward Greene, has completed his tenure as the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS...

PANCAP praises Barbados on HIV/AIDS policy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 24 2017 – The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) has praised Barbados over its efforts towards ending the...

Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 18 2017 – Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. It is packed with saturated...

High-level support for Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 04 2017 - The wife of Belize's Prime Minister, Kim Simplis Barrow, and the First Lady of Trinidad and Tobago, Reema...

HIV infections on the rise again

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 03 2017 - After a decade of decline, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Barbados and the Caribbean is on the rise...

PAHO urges Caribbean countries to tax tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetened beverages

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

Arming Health Professionals for Global Diplomacy

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...

Parliamentarians to discuss their role in ending HIV and AIDS by 2030

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

Mental Health In the Caribbean: The Silent Epidemic?

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...

Guyana Doctors Get Training To Detect Microcephaly

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