Tuesday, July 14, 2020

International Meteorological Agency warns of impact of Saharan dust on the Caribbean

The World Meteorological Office (WMO) Friday said the massive dust storm currently blanketing many parts of the Caribbean is posing a significant threat to...

Dengue cases in region top 1.6 million, highlighting need for mosquito control during COVID-19...

More than 1.6 million cases of dengue have been reported in the Americas in the first five months of 2020, drawing attention to the...

UNAIDS warns of possible HIV drug shortages within two months

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) warned yesterday that stocks of medication for HIV patients could run out in the next two...

WHO hails COVID-19 steroid as ‘lifesaving scientific breakthrough’

The World Health Organization on Tuesday hailed as a “lifesaving scientific breakthrough” the British use of a basic steroid to treat severely ill COVID-19...

Second wave of coronavirus hits Florida, Texas, Arizona after reopenings

A second wave of coronavirus has struck some states weeks after reopening — with infection rates spiking in Florida, Texas and Arizona, according to...

Antigua to benefit from EU’s €7M to strengthen climate resilient health systems

The European Union (EU), through the European Development Fund has signed a five-year €7 Million agreement with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to...

Antiguan Nurse serving the underprivileged in the fight against COVID-19 and beyond

This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Julien David Kentish, a 21 year old philanthropist with a passion for health care and...

Launch of e-Series on COVID-19 Economic Response

As the region faces unprecedented levels of unemployment, reduced revenues and loss of foreign direct investment due to the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations...

Antigua represented as OECS raise stakes at Historic 73rd World Health Assembly

CARICOM Chairman and the prime minister of Barbados Mia Mottley was one of the 14 Heads of Government who addressed the recently concluded 73rd...

PAHO urges young people to help expose and resist tobacco industry deception

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling on young people in the Americas to...
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