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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...
BRAZILIAN officials in The Bahamas yesterday urged caution as international concern mounts over the quality of meat imports from that country and sought to downplay fears that prompted several bans...
November is World Diabetes Month, a time to consider how diabetes impacts overall systems in the body including the cardiovascular system.
Caribbean Health Ministers Agree on Action Plan for Innovating National Information Systems for Health
Health ministers from 16 Caribbean countries and territories reached agreement today on an action plan for collectively improving and innovating their national information systems for health.
There was another big win in the advancement of immunotherapy treatments for cancer this week.
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug called Keytruda, which stimulates the body's immune system, for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer.
(CNN) - A Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating a patient has settled a lawsuit against the hospital where she became infected.
The diagnosis of Nina Pham was the first known transmission of the disease in the United States. The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas nurse sued its parent company, Texas Health Resources, in March 2015, accusing it of failing to adequately prepare h...
As the largest yellow fever epidemic in decades continues to sweep through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola, the charity Save the Children is warning that it could soon spread to Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Government health officials warned pregnant women yesterday to avoid a Zika-stricken section of Miami and arrange to be tested for the virus if they have visited the Wynwood neighbourhood since mid-June after the number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the United States climbed to 14.