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BARBADOS: Another option for HIV patients

THE BARBADOS Family Planning Association (BFPA) has become the first community-based organisation to offer treatment to those who test positive for HIV. The initiative means that HIV+ patients have another option, other than Government’s Ladymeade Reference Unit, where they can […]

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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

Election of the First African Director-General of the the World Health Organisation

Member States of WHO elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin

Bermuda: BHB facing serious financial difficulties

Growing pressures on an unsustainable healthcare system have caused serious financial difficulties for the Bermuda Hospitals Board, the Public Accounts Committee has heard. BHB bosses appeared before the PAC

Bajan nears cure for breast cancer

A LEADING BARBADIAN scientist and her team of researchers in Canada are unearthing vital answers to a medical mystery that surrounds a deadly form of breast cancer that’s

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

Turks and Caicos health insurance scheme faces ‘serious issues and significant liabilities’

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI -- Commenting on a recent report on the management of the National Health Insurance Board (NHIB) by the chief internal auditor, Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI)

Breast Cancer Survivor Using Memoir to Help Build Oncology Centre in St Vincent

In 2007, not long after fulfilling her dream of living in Paris, France, Karla Baptiste was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at the age of 34. She

Dr Trevor Layne: A Grenadian trailblazer

Dr Trevor Layne a trailblazer who is changing the world with medical breakthrough and social change. He has dedicated his life to the war on cancer. The

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

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