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JAMAICA | PNP wants explaination for drastic reduction in COVID-19 PCR Testing

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Member of Parliament Dr Morais Guy,  is calling on the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton, to provide an explanation for the precipitous drop in the number of PCR tests being conducted daily for the coronavirus. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

The Caribbean to get more doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Washington, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) With the arrival in Jamaica of a batch Covid-19 vaccines, the distribution of several injections through the Covax initiative continues on Wednesday in the Americas.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | COVID-19 Case Spike worries Opposition

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Feb. 5, 2021 - The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Morais Guy, M.P., says the renewed spike in confirmed Covid 19 cases is of national concern and it may be time for the government to review its strategy, measures and protocols, which have been in place for almost a year.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

GUYANA-PAHO/WHO Director on two-day visit to Guyana

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.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Health

Haiti launches massive cholera campaign

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Nov 9, CMC – Haiti Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign against cholera in the areas of  the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  country hard hit hard by Hurricane Matthew last month resulting in the loss of lives of hundreds of people.

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  • Countries Haiti
  • Published in Health

“Plan of action for people of African Descent” launched by OAS/PAHO

WASHINGTON, Jul. 28, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says it has collaborated with the Organization of American States (OAS) in launching a new Plan of Action for the Americas, including the Caribbean, for Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent.
  • Published in Health
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