Sunday, November 17, 2019

Pakistani police holding doctor for allegedly spreading HIV

Pakistani police say a court will allow a doctor with HIV and AIDS to remain in police custody for two more days to determine...

Barbados and St. Lucia on Ebola alert

At least two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have responded to a warning by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) that  regional countries should...

2nd case reported of a “Functional Cure” of HIV

By Eleanor Frederick, MSc, MPHReports from the Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infection (CROI), in Seattle, United States is of the second case of...

Meagan Good and Amanda Cerny to jointly host Concert on Plastic Pollution / Play...

The President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, along with the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, and Norway, today welcomed two new...

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...

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...

Handbook on sexual harassment in the workplace

The harsh reality of sexual harassment in the Caribbean region is not a secret. Many experience it on a daily basis both in and...

CIBC Walk for the Cure Donates $50,000 to support Cancer Organisations

Two local organisations are benefitting from funds raised locally and regionally during CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank’s 7th Annual Walk for the Cure which was held...

A medical student’s token of appreciation

By Saeed Graham As a medical student, it isn’t often that I get to interact with superiors who are genuinely interested in my development in...

New study warns of inadequate prevention responses to HIV epidemic in the Caribbean

A study has found that while the Caribbean has made progressing in responding to the HIV epidemic, the impact of the prevention response has...