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climate-change
By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Caribbean Ministers of Health meet to approve plan on health system resilience in the face of climate change

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate convenes health authorities and experts from PAHO/WHO to develop an Action Plan for Small Island Developing States in the Region WASHINGTON -  Ministers from across More...

hospital
By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Completion of new hospital planned on March 31, 2019

WILLEMSTAD - The new hospital will be delivered functionally on 31 March next year. Whether this actually succeeds depends on the training and accommodation. The general director of the New Hospital Otrabanda (HNO) More...

cimavax
By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Cuban lung cancer vaccine completes initial clinical trials in US

HAVANA - The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (RPCCC) announced on Wednesday that the initial results of the first North American clinical study of the CIMAvax-EGF vaccine show that this immunotherapy developed More...

Foursquarel Rum Destillary
By Edition On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Caribbean rum producers launch responsible drinking initiative

BRIDGETOWN - The West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA), the umbrella association that represents regional distillers associations, is launching an initiative to promote responsible consumption More...

Cuba
By Edition On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Cuba and Canada sign agreement on health tourism for the elderly

HAVANA - The Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos (CSMC) SA and the Canadian tour operator COGIR, on Wednesday signed an agreement in Havana for the implementation of a program dedicated to the medical More...

pig tail
By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Know what you eat!

Our ancestors came from Africa weakened from the terrible journey. What many do not know is that before they boarded they were already weakened because they were being given substances so that they were not able More...

MENTHOL-CIGARETTES
By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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PAHO says not enough Caribbean countries implementing effective tobacco control measures

WASHINGTON - While progress has been made to address the tobacco epidemic in the Americas, over one-third of countries in the region has yet to implement the highest level of effective tobacco control measures. And More...

HIV-virus-AIDS
By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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The number of HIV patients on Curaçao is rising

WILLEMSTAD - The number of HIV patients in Curaçao continues to increase. Patients are also increasingly younger. That's what Cura + said in several interviews with the media. According to the care providers, the More...

measles-vaccination
By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Measles resurfaces in Venezuela; PAHO urges rapid increase in vaccination to stop spread throughout region

WASHINGTON, D.C. - While 34 member states of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) remain measles free, endemic transmission of the virus has now been re-established in Venezuela. And to stop further spread More...

pollution refinery
By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Difference in health between people ‘Poor Neighborhoods’ and general health

WILLEMSTAD - The health, the lifestyle and the use of the healthcare facilities of the residents of the poor neighborhoods, areas where relatively many people live in poverty, is slightly less favorable than for More...