NCDs, COVID-19 and the way forward 10:30 pm
WITH global attention, at least over the past 15 months, focused on the response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, other health issues have seemingly taken a back seat.
And the winner is...
Dr Yedesney Carmona Linares displays his prize, courtesy of Guardian Group, after being the first person to e-mail the correct answer to a question asked during last Sunday's Your Health Your Wealth webinar hosted by the Jamaica Observer, which explored the topic: “Should more...
'The challenge is real'
AMID the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 vaccine supply and access globally, there is one recurring question being hurled at the Jamaican Government: “Why can't Jamaica produce its own vaccine?”
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MEMBERS of the Anglo-Saxon scientific community questioned the World Health Organization (WHO) for its negative and opposed stance towards non-combustible alternatives (NCAs), which is said to be a proven alternative that reduces the use of traditional cigarettes and motivates people to...More
Sunday, July 18, 2021
THE CONVERSATION) — Now that two-thirds of all adults in the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of mid-July 2021, life seems to be returning to some semblance of pre-pandemic times. People are again travelling, eating in restaurants with friends,...More
Sunday, July 18, 2021
A new World Health Organization (WHO) report confirms that HIV infection is a significant independent risk factor for both severe/critical COVID-19 presentation at hospital admission and in-hospital mortality.More
Sunday, July 11, 2021
WITH a shared dream of equipping the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the University Hospital of the West Indies and empowering its staff, the Caring for Miracles Foundation and the Malia Brown Foundation have joined forces to support the work of the unit.More
Sunday, July 4, 2021
THE Ministry of Health and Wellness on Friday issues a health advisory for hurricane preparation as the island braced for inclement weather associated with Category 1 system Hurricane Elsa, which was forecast to start impacting the island between Saturday night and...More