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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) Governor Dr John Freeman noted that serious mismanagement of the NHIB or […]

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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

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

Physician Nominated to Be Haiti’s Next Prime Minister

A man not known in political circles has been chosen by Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to be the country’s new Prime Minister. Moïse said he and the heads of

Heart Institute of the Caribbean to open ICU for heart patients

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) has announced the opening of a fully equipped cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) dedicated to the care of heart patients. The six-bed,

Two-year fellowship for gynaecologists

Everyone knows about cancer, but not everyone knows about prevention and detection, especially among women. Long-standing gynaecologic oncologist, Dr Tim Gopeesingh says there has not been a concerted and

Heart Foundation to screen for Sudden Cardiac Arrest risks

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) will be conducting screenings for risk factors associated with Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) during Heart Month in February. HFJ’s

Health City Cayman Islands Completes 500 Orthopedic Surgeries

Health City Cayman Islands has completed 500 successful orthopedic surgeries two and a half years after it opened its doors. “We are proud to have achieved this milestone in

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