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CancerCaribbean, a new cancer services company in the Caribbean region, is pleased to announce the inaugural Best of ASCO Event in the Caribbean, December 1-2, 2013 at the Barbados Hilton Hotel. “Best of ASCO” is a mini-franchise of the American […]

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HPV vaccine for first form students in Barbados while Trinidad suspends the same in schools

Barbadian children entering first form at secondary school (around 11 years old) will be able to have access to the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccine soon, according to

Dengue fever risk to World Cup fans

 By Helen Briggs Football fans going to the World Cup in Brazil should be aware of the risk of dengue fever, a UK expert warns. The tropical disease, spread by

Barbados’ Minister of Health to open Cancer Conference

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (27th November, 2013) - Organizers of the “BEST OF ASCO” Medical Conference to be held in Barbados this weekend, says all is in place for this

Swine flu deaths in 2009 much higher than previously estimated

 By Catharine Paddock PhD A new study by over 60 researchers from 26 countries suggests that the number of people who died in the 2009 global H1N1 "swine flu" outbreak

Min. of Health places Belize on alert due to regional dengue outbreak

The Ministry of Health has issued a press release to inform the general public of recent dengue outbreaks in some of the neighboring Central American countries. Several dengue advisories

Suicide and Diabetes – Guyana’s most troubling health and social issues

During her medical outreaches in supporting Guyana’s efforts to make health care and social services accessible to all Guyanese, Medical Lecturer, Dr. Joan Liverpool, has been able to

Work resumes on Eastern Caribbean cancer centre in Antigua

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean (TCCEC) in Antigua and Barbuda, is back on track after many delays, said Dr Conville Brown, co-founder and director

CMS gives nod to Luis Hospital’s plans for improvement

By JOY BLACKBURN ST. CROIX - Federal regulators have approved two plans for correcting deficiencies at Luis Hospital. One plan that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved

Ministry of Health conducts Field Epidemiology Training Program

A third cohort has embarked on a Basic Level Course in Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) in Belize. The objective of the program is to build capacity for frontline

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