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Official Opening of The Arima General Hospital

June 24, 2020 admin 0

Official Opening of The Arima General Hospital Thousands of citizens who reside in East Trinidad can now access first-class health care as Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley officially opened the long-awaited, state of the art, Arima General Hospital today (Tuesday 9th June, 2020). Located in the heart of Arima, this facility will serve as the primary inpatient health […More]

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TERRENCE DEYALSINGH FIT FOR ACTING PRIME MINISTER POSITION

June 24, 2020 admin 0

TERRENCE DEYALSINGH FIT FOR ACTING PRIME MINISTER POSITION Written by Howard Hughes Little did Terrence Deyalsingh know that when he accepted the ministerial position of Minister of Health, that he was about to take on one of the herculean tasks in his public and private career. He was the right man for the right time. COVID-19 almost shut down the […More]

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April 18, 2020 admin 0

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu As the Trinidad/Tobago United Calypsonians Association (TUCO) is currently celebrating “Calypso History Month”, it became supremely imperative for this writer, albeit lover of the calypso art form, to pen a few thoughts about the need to take the art form of calypso to the next ultimate international level. Now, for the past umpteen decades and counting, […More]

NEW MOSQUITO-BORNE VIRUS

September 19, 2019 admin 0

NEW MOSQUITO-BORNE VIRUS 1st case of Eastern equine encephalitis confirmed in Connecticut, health officials say JULIA JACOBO The first case of ‘EEE’ Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Connecticut as the virus continues to spread across North America. The mosquito-borne virus was detected in an adult from the town of East Lyme, who fell ill in August, Connecticut Department […More]

NURSES SHORTAGE IN THE CARIBBEAN

August 13, 2018 admin 0

Migration of nurses and midwives in CARICOM a cause for concern GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The call for urgent action to address the migration of nurses and midwives from the region was made during the opening of the 45th annual general meeting of the Regional Nursing Body (RNB) on 7 August 2018, at the headquarters of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in […More]

Social Development Ministry launches Advocates of HIV and AIDS Campaign

March 23, 2018 admin 0

Social Development Ministry launches Advocates of HIV and AIDS Campaign On Tuesday March 13, 2018, female staff members of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services (MSDFS) gathered at the Port of Spain City Corporation, Murchison Browne Auditorium, for the Annual HIV Symposium which was hosted to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018. The HIV Coordinating Unit also took […More]

With Caribbean still rebuilding after devastating storms, UNICEF helps to boost resilience ahead of next hurricane season

March 22, 2018 admin 0

With Caribbean still rebuilding after devastating storms, UNICEF helps to boost resilience ahead of next hurricane season NEW YORK, USA — Despite a massive humanitarian effort over the past six months in the Eastern Caribbean, Cuba and Haiti, there is still much work to be done to rehabilitate water and sanitation and other infrastructure damaged by powerful hurricanes Irma and […More]

CLIMATE CONTROL: CARICOM Chair says; Confront climate change challenges together

March 1, 2018 admin 0

CLIMATE CONTROL: CARICOM Chair says; Confront climate change challenges together from position of strength PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — With climate change at the centre of discussions among Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government, president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, wants the region to confront the challenges together, from a position of strength. He also wants a new mechanism for disaster risk funding […More]

Advancing a clean energy agenda in the Caribbean

February 6, 2017 admin 0

Caribbean countries have made notable progress in making the shift to sustainable energy but more must be done to promote and unlock financing for a clean energy shift in the region. Representatives from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) made this point during the Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF-V) in Nassau, Bahamas, last week. Tessa Williams-Robertson, head of renewable energy […More]

Woman has baby using ovary frozen in childhood

January 2, 2017 admin 0

(BBC) A woman has given birth in London after doctors restored her fertility using frozen ovarian tissue removed when she was a young child. The 24-year-old is thought to be the first in the world to have a baby after having an ovary frozen before the onset of puberty. Moaza Al Matrooshi, whose son was delivered at the privately-run Portland […More]

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