Monday, January 20, 2020

Antigua and Barbuda health officials warn of dengue epidemic

Chief Medical Officer Dr Rhonda Sealey-Thomas  has confirmed "an outbreak" of dengue in the country. There has been an increase in cases since August, with...

PANCAP fully endorses PrEP

The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) fully endorses the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommendation that Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) be offered...

JCI Antigua donates to the Cancer Center

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the world joined the Junior Chambers International for their annual JCI Active Citizen Day. JCI Antigua was sure to lead by...

United Nations calls for urgent action to curb the rise in hunger and obesity...

The prevalence of adult obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean has tripled since 1975, affecting one in four adults in a region where...

Grenada to ban importation of e-cigarettes

The Grenada government says it will ban smoking in public spaces as well as restrict the use and sale of electronic cigarettes on the...

Ganja in backyards giving children more access

JAMAICA - When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a...

PANCAP director urges faith leaders to show more commitment towards dealing with stigma and...

The Director, Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS, (PANCAP), Dereck Springer, Monday urged faith leaders to help fight against the stigma and discrimination...

Young people dating and living with HIV – Diego Callisto

Almost 220 million people globally use online dating services. In a world where more and more people meet partners virtually, how and when do you...

Young people dating and living with HIV – Oguzhan Nuh

Almost 220 million people globally use online dating services. In a world where more and more people meet partners virtually, how and when do you...

Greater capacity to treat children with specific cancers

Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean now have a greater capacity to treat children with specific cancers and blood disorders following the return of Dr....