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CARPHA continues push medical tourism

Bermuda has received expert advice and technical assistance on the prevention and rapid response to communicable diseases, food safety and health and safety in tourism. Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) programme manager for regional tourism and health, Dr Lisa Indar […]

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Bermuda to meet International Obligations via Tobacco Control Act 2015

The Tobacco Control Bill 2015 implements obligations to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The overall intent of the Convention is to reduce

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


Farmers on the island of Bermuda are supporting their government’s decision to ban the importation of the popular weed killer Roundup following a study which linked the herbicide

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

Bermuda eldercare home facing neglect accusations

A residential home for seniors in Bermuda is alleged to be at the core of three separate alleged cases of elder neglect. Meanwhile Caribbean Medical News understands

Bermuda Dentists and Nurses to follow Best Practices

Some new rules must be adhered to by both dentists and nurses across Bermuda. These practices were collaboratively crafted and implemented by the Bermuda Dental Board and the

Bermuda leads the way in healthy schools

Reports from the Healthy Caribbean Coalition say Bermuda schools are regional and global leaders in creating healthy nutritional environments for their students. HCC says that Dr. Virloy Lewin,

Bermuda has no plans to legalize marijuana now

New Premier of Bermuda, Premier Michael Dunkley says that they will continue to support the Director of Public Prosecutions and the police and they will not be legalizing

Commentary: Health care in Bermuda

In December, the then Bermuda Health Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin announced the OBA was looking to introduce pre-certification to the medical industry. This means that our physicians will be required

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