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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

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

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

Bermuda to tackle hepatitis transmission

Methods used to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Bermuda could be used to tackle other diseases such as hepatitis. Bermuda announced this month that it had

Regional and international HIV experts convene in Barbados

SPEIGHTSTOWN, Barbados -- Regional and international HIV experts have been tasked with developing strategies to engage the Caribbean on the “treatment as prevention” approach to HIV care which

Exposure to second-hand smoke is as dangerous as smoking – PAHO/WHO Rep

There is no risk-free level of exposure to second-hand smoke. This is according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention [CDC], which has been able to deduce

BAHAMAS: Dr. Sands Provides Update on Stem Cell Research

A subject that caused quite the controversy, yet Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said when it comes to stem cell research here in the country nothing much

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