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.
Pop superstar Janet Jackson gave birth to her first child at the age of 50 on Tuesday, resulting in a mixed response online with some coming out in support of her late pregnancy and others denouncing it.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 20, CMC – The Barbados Medical Council (BMC) Tuesday launched a Code of Conduct for medical practitioners and specialists registered here with Health Minister John Boyce describing the document as a significant milestone in the management of healthcare delivery in Barbados.
PORT OF SPAIN, Dec 12, CMC – A new project aimed at reducing the spread of HIV and improving health care for key populations most at risk of and already living with HIV in select Caribbean countries was launched here on Monday.
Cuba's highly lauded medical system, one of the revolution's greatest achievements, is not just for Cubans but rather is available to all tourists traveling to the island, Dr. Jorge Alberto Miranda, president of the Cuban Medical Services Marketing Company, told the Cuba Tourism Fair on Thursday.