Finding Fit – Coming to CaribVision

Finding Fit – Coming to CaribVision

In the beautiful tropical escapes, an alarming growing epidemic of chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer has affected most of the Caribbean people. Show host and fitness influencer, Britany Dixon wants to change that and improve the health of the Caribbean public by promoting wellness and physical...

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Newsline Health (May 13)

Newsline Health (May 13)

Guyana has launched its Tobacco Control Council. It will be tasked with regulating legislation governing tobacco use in the country. Health officials in Georgetown say non communicable diseases account for 78 per cent of deaths in the country. And many cases are linked to tobacco use. Health Minister Volda Lawrence...

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Newsline Health (March 11)

Newsline Health (March 11)

Recent news that an HIV-positive man in London `has been functionally cured of the disease has been welcomed by regional and international health officials. In the Caribbean, public health officials say they are well on the way to achieving the 90-90-90 target – an ambitious goal for treatment for all,...

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Newsline Health (March 4)

Newsline Health (March 4)

This week we begin with a look at a condition that affects the reproductive health of millions of women worldwide. Endometriosis is said to affect one in ten women globally. It is a condition where the lining of the uterus, or the endometrium, is found in other parts of the...

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Newsline Health (February 25)

Newsline Health (February 25)

A group of investors from Europe and the French Caribbean have been exploring the possibility of providing medical evacuation services to the English speaking Caribbean. The initiative is being spearheaded by president of the Guadeloupe-based Caribbean Aviation Centre for Excellence, Lucien Plaisance. He told (CMC) he received positive feedback from...

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Newsline Health (February 18)

Newsline Health (February 18)

A new report from the Pan American Health Organisation says non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of death in the Americas. *** The Bahamas has launched a campaign to protect its citizens against Dengue Fever. *** As mental health illness gains more recognition around the region, Guyana’s Department of Health...

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