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By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 10-11-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday November 10th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event at Cost-U-Less. The time will be from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. More...

Dr Etienne, PAHO Director, Global Conference on Primary Health Care
By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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‘Health is a right of the people and a responsibility of government,’ says PAHO Director

Health is a human right, and it is governments' responsibility to ensure that right, said the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, on October 26th, during the closing More...

measles
By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Caribbean territories better prepared to prevent imported measles sparking outbreaks

WASHINGTON - It’s been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of indigenous measles. But the risk of imported cases has persisted because measles continues to circulate in countries around More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Zika label removed from Caribbean countries

Advocacy from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has resulted in the World Health Organization (WHO) removing the “Zika virus country” label from territories in More...

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...

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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...