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Grenada confirms twelve more confirmed cases of chikungunya

Grenada health officials have reported that there are 12 more confirmed cases of chikungunya in that island. According to their Government Information Service (GIS), the announcement was made by Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Alister Antoine saying CARPHA had confirmed […]

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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

Grenada gets funding for new hospital

A new teaching hospital is in the works for Grenada. The island’s government has secured funding for a new teaching hospital from the Chinese government and other partners

Spice ranked highest alcohol consumer by WHO

The spice Isle, Grenada has been ranked top in the world for alcohol consumption by the World Health Organization (WHO). The report is based on per capita usage and

American medical schools fighting plans to end Caribbean Med Schools

News reports in the New York Times suggest that the days for Americans studying in Caribbean Medical Schools may be coming to an end. News reports suggest that 16

Grenada pays its debt to PAHO

The Government of Grenada has paid its outstanding debts to PAHO (Pan-American Health Organization) according to Health Minister Dr Clarice Modeste-Curwen. The government took a decision to pay outstanding

Grenada sets up task force to address chikungunya

Chikungunya has to date claimed four lives from complications of the mosquito-borne virus and is spreading across the Caribbean with St. Martin taking extreme measures of vigilance to


Like many in her neighbouring Caribbean islands, former legislator Glynnis Roberts, who a year ago formed her own political party, is starting a series of conversations with the

Ministry of Health Receives EC $50,000 Gift from Scotiabank Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA– GIS: The Ministry of Health has received a $50,000.00 monetary donation from Scotiabank Grenada, to be used at the General Hospital's laundry unit and children's

Major Health initiative commenced in Sauteurs as the Ministry steps up its Primary Health Care initiative

ST.GEORGE’S, GRENADA - GIS – Another major health initiative has commenced at the Sauteurs Health Centre as the Ministry of Health steps up its Primary Health Care (PHC)

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