Addressing Multiple Health Problems

Advances in medicine have led to increased life expectancy and as our population lives longer, there is a higher likelihood...

PCOS – An increasingly common medical disorder among women

There are a number of medical disorders that women can be faced with over the lifetime. One that is becoming...

Food allergies – an ever prevailing challenge

It is estimated that every three minutes someone has to visit a medical emergency department for a food allergy of...

Chinese nationals with infectious disease successfully treated at GPHC

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) successfully treated and discharged two Chinese nationals who were inflicted with an infectious disease...

PANCAP to host meeting to address migrants rights in HIV response

Come next week, the Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will host a regional meeting to provide guidance to...

Leptospirosis suspected as cause of death, illness in Matthew’s Ridge outbreak

While it is yet to be confirmed that the viral influenza-type outbreak among persons in Matthew's Ridge is that of...

Swine flu outbreak refuted in wake of respiratory death, hospitalisation of Chinese nationals

Public Health Minister, Ms. Volda Lawrence, is refuting claims in some sections of the local media that the H1N1 virus...

TWO SEXUAL INFECTIONS YOU MAY NOT BE PAYING ATTENTION TO

Caused by bacteria, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, are believed to be the most common sexually transmitted infections. What is particularly notable...

Incidence of TB on the decline – Min. Cummings

The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) is on the decline, says Minister within the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings,...

Medical Council still awaiting report from GPHC on death of young cancer patients

Although the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has been able to link the actions of medical practitioners to the untimely...

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