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Examine Your Breasts, Save Your Life
October 18, 2010
Examine Your Breasts, Save Your Life

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. The good news is that by protecting your own health, you can help to change these statistics.

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July 05, 2018
Caller for Greater Caribbean Integration at CARICOM Meeting

The 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) got underway with a clarion call for greater Caribbean integration among the 15 member-states and associates...

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June 27, 2018
UWI School of Medicine graduates offered training opportunities at PMH

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands stated that 40 of the 49 graduates of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Medicine (Nassau) were offered training opportunities (Internship) based primarily at the teaching hospital, Princess Margaret (PMH.)...

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Dallas Ebola patient in dire shape
October 06, 2014
Dallas Ebola patient in dire shape

Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital is in dire shape. Health officials are keeping track of anyone he made contact with in order to prevent the virus from spreading further...

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April 27, 2018
Agenda Announcement of the 4th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress

he meeting has become the main health tourism event in Central America and the Caribbean,

and a proper setting to generate synergies, new businesses, and knowledge transfer.

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April 09, 2018
Discussions centre on cervical, and treatment of other female, cancers, at CGCS Symposium

Regional and international health experts met in New Providence over the weekend to discuss a number of major issues relating to women’s health during the Caribbean Gynecological Cancer Society’s (CGCS)Third Annual Symposium...

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World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017
December 01, 2017
World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017

Everyone, regardless of who they are or where they live, has a right to health, which is also dependent on adequate sanitation and housing, nutritious food, healthy working conditions and access to justice. The right to health is supported by, and linked to, a wider set of rights...

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Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe
October 11, 2017
Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Child and teenage obesity levels have risen ten-fold in the last four decades, meaning 124m boys and girls around the globe are too fat, according to new research.

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Medical aid to be volunteers
October 04, 2017
Medical aid to be volunteers

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday the government intends to recruit medical professionals on a voluntary basis to assist Dominica...

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October 02, 2017
Health ministers meeting at PAHO opens with somber tone after recent disasters

Recent disasters and epidemics show need for enhanced preparedness in countries of the Americas 
Washington, 25 September 2017 (PAHO/WHO)—The hurricanes that devastated parts of the Caribbean and the earthquakes that caused deaths in Mexico took center stage today at the opening of a regional meeting of health ministers, the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference...

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