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Caribbean Healthcare Professionals Form Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Association

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 21, 2017 – With the number of people living with dementia projected to reach 74.7 million in another 13 years and 131.5 million in 2050, a group of Caribbean healthcare professionals has come together […]

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Doctor Convicted in Michael Jackson’s Death Allegedly Working in Trinidad Without Medical Licence

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 14, 2017 – Trinidad and Tobago health authorities are investigating reports that Dr Conrad Murray, who was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter

Trinidad hosts international talks on daily antiretroviral pill

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the

T&T: No maternal mortality in 17 months

Celebrating life and the fact that there have been no incidents of maternal mortality recorded at the Mt Hope Women’s Hospital (MHWH) over the past 17 months, Health

T&T: Health Ministry receives loan to fight non-communicable diseases

THE Ministry of Health is expected to spend US$48.4 million to deal with non-communicable diseases over the next five years. These include diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Health Minister

Total community involvement essential to fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - “Community participation is critical to the success of any programme designed to eliminate breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Efforts are doomed

T&T: Health minister: $8.7bn a year to treat lifestyle diseases

The economic cost to T&T of non-communicable diseases such as cancers, diabetes and hypertension is $8.7 billion annually, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says. Replying to Opposition questions in Parliament

CARPHA and Guyana launch novel public-private program to boost tourism and health

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Tourism growth and sustainability in the Caribbean face serious health, safety and environmental (HSE) threats. These include disease outbreaks and deficiencies in food safety and

PANCAP hosts youth meeting to discuss ending AIDS by 2030

The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will host a meeting of youth leaders from 19 Caribbean countries on April 21 and 22, 2017 in

T&T PM dismisses concerns about his health status

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has dismissed rumours about the state of his health, insisting that there is nothing to worry about

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