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The scaling up of The Expanded Programme on Immunization to include HPV vaccination for prevention of cervical cancer, more broad-based gene testing for breast cancer and integrating palliative care as one of the pillars of cancer treatment are positive outcomes of The Barbados Cancer Registry.
Canadian health officials have quarantined another poultry farm found to be infected with bird flu, authorities said.
Students entering primary and secondary school for the first time will nowneed to be examined by a dentist, as the Ministry of Health steps up its campaign toencourage good oral health practices.
Health City Cayman Islands celebrates its first anniversary of providing quality and affordable healthcare this month.
Since the state-of-the-art medical facility received its first patient 12 months ago, Health City brought life to the shared vision of renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty, and Ascension, the world's leading non-profit healthcare system, by recording several medical milestones.
The Ministry of Health in Barbados is continuing to monitor an outbreak of chikungunya disease in the French overseas territories and Dutch St. Maarten.
Health authorities are investigating reports that four people may have died in recent weeks from leptospirosis. In 2000 several cases of leptospirosis were reported in Belize City after the passage of Hurricane Keith.
Hundreds of pregnant foreigners are flying to Britain just days before they give birth so that they can receive free healthcare courtesy of the NHS, a report has found.
Vincentian doctor Dr. Douglas Slater believes that the reseach which shows delaying pregnancy until a woman is in her twenties tends to have a positive impact on the gross domestic product (GDP) of a country in important.
MEDICANJA - That's the name of the ganja company launched in Jamaica, a company that is expected to extract marijuana's medicinal components for commercial purposes.
Neurologist at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital Dr. Kester Nedd says, there are many benefits to be had in the Caribbean from regional physicians uniting to improve the quality and cost of healthcare.