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CHRONIC DISEASES, NOT HIV/AIDS, FOCUS OF NEW HEALTH UNIT

HIV AIDS is still a major health concern in Anguilla as well as in the rest of the region and the world in general. But now, here on the island, and elsewhere, there is an almost frenzied focus on Non-Communicable […]

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PROMOTING MEDICAL TOURISM: ANGUILLA AND PR

There is growing cooperation between Anguilla and Puerto Rico in which, through the services of Pavia Hospital, in that US territory, Anguillians are receiving specialist treatment, although a

17 million Caribbean people to benefit from CARPHA and Mexico MOU

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ministry of health of the United Mexican States, through the Federal Commission

Caribbean included in Blue Bell Ice cream recall

As a result of the recent ice cream bacterial contamination, Blue Bell Creameries has made a decision to expand its recall to include all of its products currently

PAHO/WHO: Number of babies born with HIV declined 78% in Latin America and the Caribbean

The number of babies born with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean declined by 78% between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report from the Pan

Fifteen countries confirm chikungunya disease

Fifteen countries have confirmed the presence of chikungunya disease and these include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Martinique, St

Spanish community in Anguilla take advantage of health awareness week

According to the organizers of the free health awareness tests in Anguilla, the Spanish community there has supported and participated in the successful event. The event, a health

Health authority launches fitness session in Anguilla

The Promotion Department of the Health Authority of Anguilla launched the 3rd annual ‘Health and Wellness’ Fitness session series last month on the James Ronald Webster Park. In 2012,

US-based Anguillian ENT warns against thyroid problems

On one of his regular visits from Florida to Anguilla, Dr Ellis Webster has warned the public to be mindful of thyroid issues. He made his remarks while

Americans training in Anguilla

Americans are in Anguilla for a week long training exercise of medical, health and emergency medical technicians led by Mrs Doreen Gumbs-Vines. The training covers basic and advanced

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