Students given tips on abstinence

11 December 2014

WHEN YOU ARE abstaining from sex, you should avoid kissing and any kind of activity that could lead to sexual intercourse. Read More

Rogers Road

Winston Scott Polyclinic closed

09 December 2014

THE WINSTON SCOTT Polyclinic located on Jemmotts Lane, St Michael has been closed as a result of the water outage in the area. Read More


Drug hook

09 December 2014

A DRAMATIC SPIKE in the number of females seeking treatment for various forms of addiction is raising concern amongst health officials. Read More


Doctors lift QEH action

06 December 2014

THE QUEEN Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is again fully functioning. Yesterday, doctors resumed non-emergency surgeries after Government promised to pay $25 million within the next two weeks . . . Read More


Patient who may have Ebola arrives in Atlanta

04 December 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - An American health-care worker who may have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived at a hospital near Atlanta. Read More


Mia calls for forum on QEH

03 December 2014

STATING THAT HEALTH CARE was too important a national issue for political grandstanding, Opposition Leader Mia Mottley appealed to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart ... Read More


Late fees hurting druggists

03 December 2014

BARBADIANS MAY SOON find it difficult to get all of their medication from their favourite private pharmacy when they want it. Read More


Towards an AIDS-free generation

01 December 2014

The following is a statement by president of the Barbados Family Planning Association Rev. Ruth Phillips to mark World Aids Day. Read More


Ethiopia tests thousands for HIV in record attempt

01 December 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian officials say more than 3 300 people were tested for HIV Sunday in the rural region of Gambella . . . Read More


QEH fix a must

30 November 2014

A “PERMANENT SOLUTION” to the Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital’s (QEH) periodic shortage of drugs and other supplies could be in place in the next two to three weeks. Read More



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