Stories of children being used in Nigerian mines have hit the headlines. But this phenomenon isn’t uncommon. About 15 million Nigerian children work –- the highest rate of working children in West Africa.
Members of the Windrush Generation in Jamaica have condemned the treatment they have received at the British High Commission's office in Kingstown saying that officials have refused to provide them with proper assistance for many years.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Mar 28, CMC – Health Minister Nicholas Steele Tuesday confirmed that the island’s lone mental institution is overcrowded and that the authorities are moving to deal with the situation.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 6, CMC – The Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Regional Director of the World Health Organisation, (WHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne, has arrived here on a two-day visit for talks with government and other health officials to foster multi-sectoral approaches in optimizing healthcare delivery and access in Guyana.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 4, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Saturday said that the large number of deaths from breast and cervical cancer in the Caribbean is very alarming, since cervical cancer is largely preventable, and breast cancer can be detected early and treated successfully.