Hits: 486 Created on 19 December 2016 Written by ALLYDAY Category: HEALTH NEWS
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GHTA 'DOLLAR A DAY' PROGRAMME DONATES $6000USD TOWARDS GRENADA'S ONLY HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY CHAMBER

On December 15th, 2016 St Augustine's Medical Services (SAMS) were the happy recipients of monies from the 'Dollar a Day' programme. The funds had been specifically earmarked to assist the institution in its purchase of the islands first hyperbaric chamber. A significant milestone for medicine in Grenada and one which directly affects sectors of the islands tourism product.

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Hits: 392 Created on 16 December 2016 Written by CARPHA Category: HEALTH NEWS
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BREAST CANCER IS TWO TIMES HIGHER IN THE CARIBBEAN COMPARED TO THE USA

Port of Spain -- In a recent study, researchers from CARPHA and the US CDC found that the rates of death from cervical cancer, breast, prostate and colon cancer are 2-9 times higher in the Caribbean compared to the United States. Only lung cancer was higher in the USA.

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Hits: 434 Created on 14 November 2016 Written by George Category: HEALTH NEWS
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THE TRUTH ABOUT NCDS

November 14 is World Diabetes Day. The disease is having a devastating impact on the Caribbean, which has double global rates. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease cause the majority of premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region. In some countries as many as 1 in 4 adults are living with the illness and women in the region are 60% more likely to have diabetes than men.

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Hits: 383 Created on 01 December 2016 Written by Amanda Laurence Category: HEALTH NEWS
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IT'S ABOUT MORE INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016

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Hits: 387 Created on 11 November 2016 Written by Avril Isaac Category: HEALTH NEWS
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FIRST TO BE FREE OF LOCAL MEASLES TRANSMISSION

Port of Spain --   The Caribbean, and countries of the Americas, are first in the world to be declared free of local measles transmission.

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