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CARPHA executive director urges caution on decriminalisation of marijuana

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — The executive director of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr James Hosepdales, is urging regional countries to “proceed with an abundance of caution” when it come to the decriminalisation of marijuana.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health

CARPHA says several cancer deaths are preventable

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.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health

CARPHA denies covering up Zika caases in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 3, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is dismissing suggestions that it along with governments are trying to “cover up the real figures” of the mosquito-borne Zika virus cases in the region.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health
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