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T&T: Govt owing $4m to Cancer Society—Laquis

Chairman of the T&T Cancer Society George Laquis said Government has not contributed funds to the organisation for the past two years and was currently owing some $4 million. Laquis was speaking at the launch of the National Education Campaign […]

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Medical university opens its doors in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Last weekend, 17 student doctors donned their ceremonial white coats, marking not only their rite of passage into the profession of medicine, but also

Caymanian man brought back to life after heart stops twice

CAYMAN ISLANDS — A 33-year-old Caymanian man is breathing again with a sigh of relief after the Health City Cayman Islands medical team brought him back from the

St. Lucia Open To Exploring Opportunities With Health City

Leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands has been credited by St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet with raising the bar for the future of health

Barbados Lifts Ban on UK Poultry and Poultry Products

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday October 2, 2017 – Barbados’ ban on poultry and poultry products coming from the United Kingdom (UK) has been lifted. According to a statement from the

Lawyer suggests laws could force vaccination compliance

Michelle Thomas, attorney-at-law in Jamaica, is recommending that the government of Antigua and Barbuda, consider enacting laws to strengthen vaccination compliance. Thomas suggested on OBSERVER Radio yesterday that the

Doctors and nurses from Barbados to assist Dominica

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Arrangements are being made to have doctors and nurses from Barbados travel to Dominica to provide much-needed assistance. This is according to Dr Brian Charles,

Dominican Re-elected For Second Term as PAHO Director

WASHINGTON, United States, Friday September 29, 2017 – Dominican-born Dr Carissa Etienne has been re-elected for a second five-year term as Director of the Pan American Health Organization

New Tropical Storm Forms Behind Hurricane Irma

FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday September 5, 2017 – Even as the Leeward Islands prepares for the impact of a dangerous Category 5 Hurricane Irma, the 10th tropical storm

Future St Kitts-Nevis vaccine trials will follow FDA guidelines

The herpes vaccine company, whose offshore trial in St Kitts and Nevis sparked an ethics backlash, has promised that future testing will follow US Food and Drug Administration

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