Friday, November 16, 2018
Jamaica Observer:-  A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on air pollution and child health, launched on the occasion of its first Global Health Conference on Air Pollution and Health, shows that almost all of the world's...
Fox News:-  If you live in Ohio and you're currently struggling with a bed bug issue, you're not alone. Exterminators say the state is experiencing an “epidemic” of the parasite, especially in northeastern cities. Dale Pluck, an exterminator and owner of Dale’s Pest Control,...
One  Micoud woman is counting her blessing after having successfully undergone laparoscopic surgery to remove a breadfruit size tumor from her abdomen, the Ministry of Health has reported. According to the Ministry's Communications Unit, the surgery was performed by Dr....
Education Minister, Doctor Gale Rigobert, expressing ‘grave concern’ over what has been described as significant mold infestation at the Babonneau Secondary School, has announced that additional resources will be allocated to deal with the problem. The school remains closed to...
Press Release:-  Two recent reports of inspection on the health, safety and other operational aspects of St. Jude Hospital reveal a horrible state of affairs. The inspections were conducted in 2015 and 2018 by an independent and professional occupational safety...
Sky News:-  Scientists have shown for the first time that humans are ingesting microscopic plastic particles in their food. Tiny particles of up to nine different types of plastic were found in every sample investigated - with people from the UK...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government has received approximately US$36.16 million (250 million RMB Yuan) from the Government of the People's Republic of China to construct the Western Children's Hospital in St James and undertake other projects to be...
Concern has been expressed over the possibility of drug resistance to tuberculosis and HIV in Saint Lucia, as a result of infected individuals not accessing health care. The facilitator of a workshop here on stigma and discrimination, Patricia Isaac-Joseph, told...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed its Zika virus country classification scheme from countries in the region. The scheme had categorized most of the Caribbean territories as having active Zika virus transmission. This removal of the...
The surgical team at Victoria Hospital recently benefited from hands on Laparoscopy training. Gynecologists, Surgeons, Anesthetists, Interns and Nurses were involved in the training exercise, facilitated by officials from Medtronics. Medtronics, headquartered in Puerto Rico, is one of the leading global suppliers...