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BARBADOS | Ghanaian Nurses Arrive In Barbados to bolster healthcare sector

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS. August 1, 2020 - Ninety-five nurses from the Republic of Ghana in West Africa will be on the job at the end of their quarentine period in two weeks, after arriving  in Barbados on Thursday July 30 on a two-year assignment, aimed at bolstering the nursing complement in the public health sector on the island.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Health

BARBADOS | Cuba's medical mission will remain in Barbados says Bostic

BRIDGETOWN, July 21, 2020 - In the face of threats by United States senators to sanctions countries that seek the help of Cuban doctors and nurses through the various medical missions controlled by the island's government, Barbados says it has no intention of ending programme

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  • Countries Barbados

BARBADOS | Government Lab To Test For Novel Coronavirus

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, February 12, 2020 - Barbados will soon have the capacity to do its own testing for the novel coronavirus at the Best-dos Santos Laboratory at Enmore. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is providing the testing kits and the technical services of a virologist.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Health

BARBADOS | More Public Education About OCD Needed

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, has called for more public education on mental health conditions such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which affects two to three per cent of children worldwide.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Health
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