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Barbados: Cut out sweets!

BAN ALL sweetened drinks from the island’s schools. The call has come from a minister in the Freundel Stuart administration almost two years after Government implemented a “sweet drinks tax” to dull the taste buds of Barbadians to sugary beverages. […]

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Childhood obesity a continuing concern, says Barbados minister

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The ministry of health continues to warn Barbadian parents that childhood obesity is a major forerunner to the development of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Health Minister

UWI objects to internship bid

THE UWI’S Cave Hill Campus is closely monitoring reported attempts by the American University of Barbados (AUB) Medical School to get the green light to have its students

Barbados Moves To Ban E-Cigarettes In Public

It’s not just second-hand tobacco smoke that health officials in Barbados want to stop exposing the public to. Now, e-cigarettes are to be banned. Parliament yesterday passed the Health

Appointment of New CEO of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados Inc

The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Fiona Anthony MBA BSc (Hons) MCSP MPPC as their new CEO. She


Two thousand persons to date have been trained in Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB) Inc. So states the President, Humphrey

A Popular Mouthwash Could Actually Treat Gonorrhea, Study Says

An everyday mouthwash used in most homes could be used to treat the prevalent sexually transmitted infection, gonorrhea. A new study shows that the simple act of gargling with

No Meat From European Countries Allowed Into Barbados – For Now

Barbados has temporarily banned meat, meat products and eggs coming from the United Kingdom (UK) and member states of the European Union (EU). The restrictions on the importation of

Regional experts make ‘slow, steady progress’ on safe seafood policies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) - There is still a long way to go but experts meeting here last Thursday expressed optimism that slow but steady progress was being made

Barbados Government Makes Antiretroviral Therapy Universally Accessible

The Barbados Government is making antiretroviral therapy universally accessible to everybody who has been diagnosed with HIV, from the time they test positive for the virus. Health Minister John

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