The health of the Caribbean people can be at risk if medicines are not safe, effective and of good quality.   Medicines safety and monitoring systems are often limited in the Region, and there has been a call for regional pooling of resources, sharing of information, and coordination of activities, that can lead to stronger systems. […]

Two devastating hurricanes slowed down but could not derail the fundraising momentum of the region’s largest cancer care and awareness event. Hurricanes Irma and Maria curtailed fundraising activities and caused the cancellation of walks in five of 17 English and Dutch speaking territories where CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank holds its annual Walk for the Cure […]

January to May 2017 saw over seven hundred vehicular accidents reported on Grenada’s roads. Four of this number resulted in five fatalities. This alarming overall figure, contributed to predominantly by reckless driving and speeding, can and must be lowered. These local statistics were mirrored exponentially by those shared at the official opening of the United […]

THE WAR ON MOSQUITOES IS FAR FROM OVER Port of Spain — “Even though the number of cases of Zika have significantly declined from the outbreak of 2016, there is still need for continued vigilance and action on mosquito borne diseases, which pose a health security threat, a tourism threat, and an economic threat,” stated Dr C. James Hospedales, […]

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