Monday, February 17, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate...

Curacao: Scientology ship to remain under quarantine

Authorities in Curacao say 318 people aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Dutch Caribbean island will remain quarantined until they determine...

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...

Breaking the silence on mental health in the Caribbean

Someone you know could be silently suffering from mental illness, but due to fear of stigmatization, he or she does not access mental health...

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...

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....

USAID Zika maternal and child survival program lauded

Thanks to a meaningful partnership between the government of St. Lucia and the United States Government, St. Lucia has seen a reduction in Zika...

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...

CARICOM health ministers to hold emergency meeting on deadly coronavirus

The Region’s Health Ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Monday 3 February on the novel Coronavirus which the World Health Organisation has now...

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...