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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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July 20, 2017
John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office...

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June: Men's Health Month
June 13, 2017
June: Men's Health Month

As we approach Father's Day we must be reminded that the entire month of June is dedicated to men's health. Statistics show women are 100% more likely to go to the doctor for annual exams and preventative services making awareness and prevention key in helping our fathers, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, and sons live longer healthier lives.

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Dr. Alejandro Badia only Surgeon in South Florida to Perform Endoscopic Cubital
March 11, 2013
Dr. Alejandro Badia only Surgeon in South Florida to Perform Endoscopic Cubital

Miami March 1st, 2013– What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome? Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. There is a bump (made of bone) on the inner portion of the elbow (the medial epicondyle) under which the ulnar nerve passes. This site is commonly called the “funny bone”. It is here that the ulnar nerve lies directly next to the bone and ...

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May 02, 2017
Addressing the loss of health care professionals

Around the world, public health care systems are in crisis. From India to Australia, nations in the developing and developed world are struggling to meet the expectations of their local populations.
The Caribbean is no exception.
There are multiple reasons for this. In the Anglophone Caribbean, demographic change has seen a surge in the nature and volume of demand as populations age and birth rate...

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