The Ministry of Health is to receive equipment valued at approximately US$13,000 from three Jamaican organisations in the United States, to assist the country in the campaign to prevent and prepare for the Ebola Virus.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 5, 2014 - Caribbean Community Heads of Government have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) does not reach the region. The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afternoon.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 4, 2014: The focus globally may be on the deadly Ebola virus but the death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya disease continues to inch upwards in the Americas, now passing the 150 mark as of October 31, 2014.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014 - Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will convene a special meeting in Trinidad today to discuss the Ebola virus, and the chikungunya disease, a mostly non-fatal but debilitating illness that is at this time striking down communities in the Caribbean.
HAVANA, Cuba, Nov. 1 (acn) The Havana-based Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute will be the venue to the first International Course for the prevention and fighting against Ebola in the Americas, Cuban deputy health minister Marcia Cobas announced.The course will run from November 10 to 15.
Given its strategic role as the premier hospital in western Jamaica, the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) is being made ready in earnest to professionally handle any emergency associated with the deadly Ebola virus.