90 Nigerian students to be quarantined

11 January 2015

THE 90 Nigerian students are to be quarantined after one of them tested positive for scabies, a contagious skin infection. Read More


Two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe

09 January 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in West Africa. Read More


Wish benefits Cancer Society

03 January 2015

WHEN PATRICIA MERRITT had the chance to make a wish in the Santa’s Wish List promotion, she chose several local charities. Read More


Woman, doctors baffled by swelling feet

01 January 2015

In about five years, Louise Medford has been to at least six physicians, undergone just under ten tests and yet doctors are no closer to diagnosing her condition. Read More


QEH coping in spite of Chik-V cases

29 December 2014

THE QUEEN Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has taken a beating from chikungunya, but there’s no crisis at Barbados’ premier health-care institution. Read More


Baby Boom

29 December 2014

ONE COMMUNITY PHARMACIST is expressing concern that he now sells more pregnancy test kits than condoms. Read More


QEH appealing to Bajans for blood

25 December 2014

At least one section of Barbados wants to draw blood this season – and you should let them. Read More


Time to pay

22 December 2014

FROM TODAY, Barbadians who obtain precriptions from polyclinics will have to pay the full cost for the medication at the majority of small private pharmacies. Read More


Ebola drill causes worry

19 December 2014

BARBADIANS GOT AN idea yesterday what it could be like if a suspected case of Ebola was detected at the Bridgetown Port. Read More


Concern over health care financing

18 December 2014

DEPUTY PERMANENT Secretary in the Ministry of Health Cheryl Alleyne, says health care delivery in Barbados is enviable but the major concern . . . Read More



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