CDB, PAHO sign agreement to support mental health in aftermath of natural disasters

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BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have signed an agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management in the Caribbean. Monica La Bennett, Vice-President (Operations), CDB pointed out that despite the high vulnerability of the region to these More...

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stray dogs
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Sterilization project progressing; more than 400 dogs

WILLEMSTAD - This week the major sterilization action has started: 400 dogs will be sterilized this week through an initiative of House of Animals in cooperation with five foundations in Curacao. Ten veterinarians More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Stand up for your health: How to lessen the risks of too much sitting

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing its ability to process thoughts and memory, according to new research. In More...

Mosquito
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Chance of malaria in Curaςao is small

WILLEMSTAD - The chance of the malaria disease appearing in Curaςao is small. This is according to entomologist Gisette Seferina. In Venezuela, the number of malaria cases has increased fivefold in recent years. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Prepare your Disaster Supply Kit for the hurricane season

It only takes one storm to change your life and community.  We don’t really live in the hurricane belt, but you need to be prepared.  The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season starts officially on Friday, June 1, but More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Get vaccinated against measles and rubella before travelling to the World Cup, advises PAHO/WHO

WASHINGTON - The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they´re up-to-date with all their vaccinations, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 26-05-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday May 26th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event. This time we will be at the Sentro di Bario Sùr Lumena in More...

Mosquito
By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Caribbean warned to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of dengue fever

While Chikungunya and Zika which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Surveillance system monitoring for diphtheria after PAHO regional alert

WILLEMSTAD - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in a recent epidemiological alert to public health agencies in the Americas, gave an update with respect to diphtheria in the Americas. Diphtheria is an infection More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 28-04-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday, April 28th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event. This time we will be at Sentro di Bario Souax, who is celebrating More...