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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

Tackling Cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 27, CMC – “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus lists the steps she must take to protect herself and her children from cholera in the town of Grand Bois, located in in north-eastern Haiti, near the country’s border with the Dominican Republic.
  • Published in Health

Barbados wants debate on euthanasia in the region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul 18, CMC – Barbados Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite, Monday called for a regional debate on the issue of euthanasia and other health-related laws that involve the rights of the parties involved, as the Caribbean moves to reform its health sectors.
  • Published in Health
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