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Message from PM Persad-Bissessar on the Occasion of World Diabetes Day 2013
Today, November 14th Trinidad and Tobago joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day.
Evelina Gonzalez was supposed to undergo cancer surgery in July following chemotherapy but wound up shuttling from hospital to hospital in search of an available operating table.
More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches from a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to its products, federal health officials said Sunday.
The Barbados Association of Radiographers (BAR), is at a pivotal point in their development, but continues to ensure that professionalism is delivered at all times.
"Breast cancer is avoidable, preventable and if diagnosed early, treatable. It therefore behoves us all to make wise life-style choices to maintain healthy breasts."
“Bridging the Gap: Diagnosis, Therapy and Health Informatics”. That’s the theme of a three day conference to be held in Barbados from November 1st – 3rd 2013.
Victims of the Haiti cholera epidemic are filing a multi-billion dollar compensation claim against the UN in a New York court.
Acting Minister of Health Michael Lashley
Barbadians are being encouraged to cooperate with public health instructions issued by the Ministry of Health; and are being reminded to seek appropriate medical treatment when they become ill.
The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed six cases of the “Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic 09” in St Vincent and the Grenadines, according to a statement issued by Chief Medical officer, Simon Keizer.
The Barbados Ministry of Health is reminding persons to wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and dry them with disposable tissue, since this is the most effective way of reducing transmission influenza like illness.