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Caribbean Health Agency to Develop Unified Treatment Protocol For Coronavirus

Staff Consortium | February 19, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), says it is working on a treatment protocol for the Caribbean as part of ongoing efforts to guard against the coronavirus entering the region’s borders. CARPHA’s executive director, Dr Joy St John, told reporters on the sidelines of the 31st Caribbean Community (CARICOM) intersessional meeting here, that the Trinidad-based agency is fielding a group of technical experts to develop a Caribbean version of the generic protocols that have been compiled by the World Health Organization (WHO). She said CARPHA and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have been providing support to eight countries in the region to facilitate testing for the virus, and so far there have been no confirmed cases. St. John said that CARPHA has been taking steps to combat the proliferation…

LIAT Executives Believe New Plan Will Save Airline

Staff Consortium | February 19, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –A new strategic plan aimed at turning around the fortunes of the cash-strapped…

Barbados' Agrofest 2020, 'We Gatherin’ We Fruit',…

Ernice Gilbert | February 18, 2020

BARBADOS — Barbados's Agrofest will be held from February 27 to March 1 in Queen’s Park, Bridgetown,…

Barbados Prime Minister Hold Talks With Canada's Foreign…

Staff Consortium | February 18, 2020

BARBADOS — Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Monday held wide-ranging discussions with Canada’s Minister…

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