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Confirmed cases of hand, foot and mouth disease reported in Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — The ministry of health, agriculture and human services in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has reported a number of confirmed cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). To date, the majority of these cases have […]

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TCI: Government pumping 500K into local Zika fight -11 Zika cases now reported

THE GOVERNMENT is pumping some five hundred thousand dollars to actively fight the dreaded Zika virus in the Turks and Caicos Islands. This comes as the Caribbean Public Health

CDC issues zika travel alert for Antigua-Barbuda and Turks and Caicos

Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Wednesday issued a zika virus travel notice for Antigua and

Turks and Caicos reports five cases of zika

The ministry of health has reported five confirmed cases of zika virus infections in the Turks and Cases Islands (TCI), three of which are imported and two of

CARPHA Conference comes alive in TCI

The French village at the Beaches Resort in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI) came alive last night during the official opening of the 61st annual research conference.

CARPHA: Cancer cases in the Caribbean on the increase

Director of Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. Joy St. John, says cancer cases in the region are on the rise

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

Caribbean included in Blue Bell Ice cream recall

As a result of the recent ice cream bacterial contamination, Blue Bell Creameries has made a decision to expand its recall to include all of its products currently

TCI pension funds may be in jeopardy if used to fund healthcare

According to reports in the TCI Press, the Government there is planning on using funds from the National Insurance Board (NIB) and National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP) in

NHIB announces new board members

NINE new members of the National Health Insurance Board (NHIB) have been appointed this week.   The announcement was made during a press conference at the NHIB offices in Saltmills

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