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OAS-PAHO sign cooperation agreement

WASHINGTON, Aug 20, CMC – The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas, including the Caribbean, in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Published in Health

UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever

PORT-AU-PRINCE , August 19, 2016- The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin.
  • Published in Health

T&T PM Rowley returns home

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 17, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has returned home from the United States where he underwent medical tests that have led to widespread rumours about the state of his health.

St. Lucia issues health warning for Carnival revellers

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jul 15, CMC – A warning for Carnival revellers in St. Lucia. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding you that it has noticed an increase in sexually transmitted diseases and road-traffic injuries during the Carnival season that ends on Tuesday with the traditional street jump up.
  • Published in Health

Removal of Donor Funding Puts Health Achievements at Risk

Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says the removal of donor funding for health programmes puts the current achievements at risk of reversal. He said in this regard several factors apart from countries’ National Income should be considered when determining whether donor funding is provided to assist with the public health sector.
  • Published in Health
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