Saturday, 17 May 2014 19:27

SANTO DOMINGO (DR1) -- Dominican Republic news summary in English.

Thursday, 08 May 2014 18:37

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The Public Health Department has issued a health advisory to Cayman Islands residents who will be attending the World Cup in Brazil from June 12 through July 13 2014. 

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 13:04

ORANJESTAD -- Mosquitoes, ticks, flies and other insects can be far more than a nuisance.

Friday, 04 April 2014 18:20

PHILIPSBURG -- A Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) delegation has been in St. Maarten over the past few days working on establishing a strategic agenda of cooperation with the country, amongst other things.

Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:53

2014-0219-sx-tdh-paho-caribbean-should-adopt-laws-tobacco-epidemicWASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. -- The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to speed up the adoption of laws to control the tobacco "epidemic," saying that, despite progress in the countries of the Americas, the epidemic continues to grow.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:40

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- On 12th December 2013, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) was informed of 10 locally transmitted confirmed cases of chikungunya on the French side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.

Monday, 20 January 2014 05:56

BRIDGETOWN (MOH/MR/BGIS) -- The Ministry of Health is continuing to monitor an outbreak of chikungunya disease in the French overseas territories and Dutch St. Maarten. New cases have also been detected in one of the British Virgin Islands. However, no cases have been detected in Barbados to date.

Friday, 20 December 2013 15:41

ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S.A. -- The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health travel advisory on Wednesday for residents travelling to St Martin.

Friday, 06 December 2013 20:26

BRIDGETOWN (BGIS) -- Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Barbados, surpassed only by cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Monday, 11 November 2013 23:50

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Promoting overall health and wellness was the primary focus of a workshop hosted by the Ministry of Health and Social Development as they continue to promote a healthy Virgin Islands.

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