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“Make Eye Health Services available to the most vulnerable in the Region.”

St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, March 12th, 2012: An appeal has been made for Caribbean Governments to make eye health services affordable to the bottom fifty (50%) of their populations.

CARICOM LAUNCHES CONSUMER PROTECTION SERVICE

Caricom5Georgetown, Guyana -  March 13, 2012 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has launched an online system which allows consumers in 14 Member States to alert authorities on dangerous products which they detect in the market.

Stroke–a silent killer

When former prime minister Patrick Manning suffered a stroke last month, it brought to light a serious condition which many take for granted. The fact is that anyone can suffer a stroke.

Cuban delegation from LABIOFAM S.A. visits Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica, March 10, 2012. A delegation from Cuba´s LABIOFAM Entrepreneurial Group will visit Jamaica from March 10-17, 2012. They will carry out a programme of activities which includes presentations and meetings with relevant stakeholders in order to present several products developed by that Cuban company.

CUBA - European Official Praises Sex Education in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 28 (acn) Chiara Simonelli, president of the European Federation of Sexology, praised in this capital the quality of the National Program of Sex Education and its contribution to the struggle for gender equality.

UN envoy expresses confidence in PANCAP

Dr._Eddie_GreenGeorgetown, Guyana -    UN Special Envoy for HIV in the Caribbean, Professor  Edward Greene has reiterated his support  for PANCAP  and expressed confidence in the partnership's ability to build on past successes to reverse or even eliminate the spread of AIDS.