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HCC fights Cancer with Advocacy

The Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) in partnership with the Sint. Maarten Ministry of Public Health Social Development And Labour – Collective Prevention Services, for members of various Caribbean Cancer Societies and Foundations recently, hosted a two-day workshop on Cervical Cancer […]

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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

Bahamas Shark attacked Tourist to undergo further surgery

Lacy Webb-Martin and her husband flew to the Bahamas from Texas for a New Year getaway that almost ended in tragedy. That is because when the couple went

Bahamas Addresses Key Issues of Country Preparedness for Ebola

Prime Minister Perry Christie last year hosted an extensive press conference to address the general public on the country’s preparedness for the deadly Ebola virus. Much like his

Minister Darville Lauds work of Grand Bahama Health Services

Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, on Thursday said diabetes and other non-communicable diseases are high on the government’s radar. Minister Darville made these remarks

38 000 new cases of chikungunya, 32 dead

While the Ebola virus rages through West Africa with up to 1 000 deaths to date, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is saying that as many as

GAN invites Caribbean Asthma researchers to join it’s global network

The Global Asthma Network (GAN) was established in 2012 to improve asthma care globally, with a focus on low and middle-income countries, through enhanced surveillance, research collaboration, capacity building

Bahamas tries to contain spread of chikv while St. Kitts records first case

Like its neighbours in the Caribbean, The Bahamas is trying to contain the spread of chikungunya amongst its people. To this end, the Minister of the Environment and

Bahamas Ministry holds crisis management workshop

The Ministry of National Security of The Bahamas last week hosted a three day workshop on Crisis Management, as well as a Simulation Exercise on Bioterrorism in Nassau. 

Stem Cell Society conference coming to Grand Bahama in February 2014

 By Okyanos Heart Institute FREEPORT, The Bahamas – Okyanos Heart Institute has announced that its chief medical officer and interventional cardiologist, Howard Walpole, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., will

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