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Guyana: New maternity wing at GPHC finally completed

After about a year’s delay, the new maternity wing at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is finally completed, and currently in use. According to Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence, most of the patients who were in the old wing, […]

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T&T man makes ‘miraculous’ recovery; heart stopped for 15 minutes during surgery

His name is Adrian Ali but he is now being called Lazarus. This after Ali said he “died” for 15 minutes during what was expected to be a routine

Unprincipled importers, crooked Health staff fashion drug shortage-Lawrence

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence, has been able to establish the real reason behind the drug shortage in the system. Lawrence blamed a conspiracy among some drug

US authorities probe Antiguan woman’s death

Two investigations are reportedly under way in Miami, Florida, into the death of 32-year old Antiguan Nikisha Lewis. They are being conducted by the Miami Dade Police and Spectrum

T&T: National Public Health Laboratory coming says Health Minister

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh believes the time has come to “start a conversation to a new paradigm to have a voluntary blood donation system,” in this country, which

A&B: Health care providers offer advice on avoiding kidney disease

A local doctor and a registered nutritionist have sought to raise awareness about the harmful consequences of renal disease, and added that residents can stave off the disease

Cuba to start clinical trials of drug against renal cancer

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- A clinical trial with Heberferon, one of the leading lines of Cuban biotechnology, will begin this year in Cuba in about 300 patients with

Donald Trump wins US Presidency

Donald Trump won the US presidential election early this morning in a stunning victory that sent shockwaves around the world. The Republican took the key swing states of Florida,

Scientists develop new treatment for cataracts using stem cells

A new procedure has demonstrated that cataracts can be cured by using a patient’s own stem cells to regrow a “living lens” in their eye. Using the latest research,

T&T on a mission to reduce carbon footprint by 2030

Trinidad and Tobago is the first CARICOM state and the third member of the Small Island Developing States (SIDs) to submit its unconditional commitment to reduce greenhouse gas

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