Caribbean Health and Wellness News

  • Ceremony Held to Launch SKN Moves Initiative 10 Aug 2019 19:35 ZIZ By: Chaïra Flanders Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 10 , 2019 (ZIZ News): An official ceremony was held in the Independence Square on Friday to formally launch the SKN Moves Initiative. Inspired by the Jamaica Moves initiative, SKN Moves aims to encourage a …
  • OneSpaWorld Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results 07 Aug 2019 11:45 Odessa American NASSAU, Bahamas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2019-- OneSpaWorld Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: OSW) (“OneSpaWorld,” or the “Company”), the pre-eminent global provider of health and wellness services and products on-board cruise ships and in destination resorts …
  • US Health Insurers Make It Easy for Scammers to Steal Millions 20 Jul 2019 14:16 Trending on EIN Newsdesk The Confounding Way We Pay for Care ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. This story was co- …
  • Argentina, CARICOM and PAHO unite to tackle Antimicrobial resistance in the Caribbean 18 Jul 2019 05:51 MENAFN (MENAFN - Caribbean News Now) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados— Inter-sectoral collaboration, commitment and action have been touted as crucial to strengthening regional diagnostic capacity to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) detection and surveillance in the …
  • Juvenescence announces appointment of Colin Watts as CEO of Juvenescence Life 11 Jul 2019 05:39 Odessa American TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2019-- Juvenescence, a life sciences company targeting the intrinsic mechanisms of aging, announces that Colin Watts has joined its Management Team as CEO of Juvenescence Life. As a new division of …
  • Top Trends in Ocean Cruising for 2019's Second Half 09 Jul 2019 13:11 Travel Agent Central As the industry goes sailing through the second half of 2019, we take a look at what’s new, what’s next and what’s trending for the cruise industry and agents who sell ocean cruises. Here’s a look at several of the top trends that surfaced in discussions …
  • Jamaica – Cayman Islands to strengthen trade, bilateral relations 09 Jul 2019 06:46 I News Cayman From Caribbean News Now Prime Minister Andrew Michael Holness [Photo: Credit – JIS] KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica is moving to improve trade relations with the Cayman Islands, prime minister Andrew Holness said speaking to the Jamaican diaspora in the Cayman …
  • Health First, AdventHealth Expanded Partnership Officially Begins, Will Create Super-Regional System of Care 21 Jun 2019 19:17 SpaceCoastDaily.com new agreement will create a super-regional system of care Health First and AdventHealth have announced this week they have signed a deal to align resources. “Health First and AdventHealth have a proven track record of working together to enhance health …
  • The Bachelor's Melissa Rycroft falls 'seriously ill' after trip to Dominican Republic 19 Jun 2019 03:34 Charleston Daily Mail Melissa Rycroft, best-known for her appearance on season 13 of the Bachelor, has mysteriously fallen ill since her return from a vacation in the Dominican Republic – in the same week an eighth US citizen suddenly died during a visit to the Caribbean …
  • New Jersey holidaymaker is the EIGHTH tourist to die in Dominican Republic 18 Jun 2019 03:03 Charleston Daily Mail An eighth American tourist has died in mysterious circumstances while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. The State Department confirmed that Joseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, New Jersey, was found dead in his hotel room at the Terra Linda hotel in Sosua.  …
  • Reporters' Notebook: June 14, 2019 14 Jun 2019 11:32 Buffalo News OLAF FUB SEZ: Advice from author, physician and revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, born on this date in 1928, “Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.” • • • My Dad He came to America Uneducated Penniless. He fashioned with his …
  • NDC Heartbeat: Political expediency above health & wellbeing 13 Jun 2019 06:13 Now Grenada It is generally accepted in Grenada that the NDC in government, takes decisions based on what is best for the country, even at the risk of subsequent electoral loss. This was the case in 1995, when, following the only true homegrown structural adjustment …
  • Dominica's Jungle Bay Resort Following Hurricane Maria Devastation 12 Jun 2019 16:56 Hotel News Resource Dominica's famed Jungle Bay Eco Villas celebrated its reopening during a soft launch earlier this month, welcoming its first guests ahead of its official launch at the end of June. The Caribbean boutique resort had previously operated for ten years, …
  • Eerie detail in Dominican deaths 11 Jun 2019 13:33 Geelong Advertiser After a sixth American tourist was reported to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort, the FBI has begun investigating the string of disturbingly similar fatalities. Many of the deaths — and several severe illnesses — involve …
  • Eerie similarities in Dominican deaths 11 Jun 2019 13:12 News.com.au After a sixth American tourist was reported to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort, the FBI has begun investigating the string of disturbingly similar fatalities. Many of the deaths — and several severe illnesses — involve …
  • On World Environment Day, world turns spotlight on air pollution 06 Jun 2019 04:50 Eco-Business 05 June 2019, Hangzhou, China—Governments, industry, communities and individuals around the world today commemorated World Environment Day, the United Nations’ biggest annual event for positive environmental action, encouraging worldwide awareness and …
  • To Botham Jean’s parents, fatal shooting still feels ‘as if it just happened’ 30 May 2019 14:24 Religionnews DALLAS (RNS) — The nightmare never goes away. Almost nine months have passed since Amber Guyger, an off-duty Dallas police officer still in uniform, entered Botham Shem Jean’s fourth-floor apartment and opened fire, killing the beloved song leader and …
  • Bands, yoga and more at Boulder Creek Festival this weekend 24 May 2019 20:27 CU Independent The Saturday sun sets behind whirling carnival rides at Boulder Creek. Sept. 1, 2018 (Georgia Knoles/CU Independent)The Annual Boulder Creek Festival kicks off this weekend with a host of events including reggae bands, yoga sessions and good eats. The …
  • Technology key to National Health Insurance Plan 19 May 2019 08:36 Jamaica Gleaner The minister of health and wellness is forging ahead with legislation for a National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP). The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) recently hosted a public forum to engage citizens on the matter. The event highlighted some …
  • St Jude Hospital Gets X-Ray Machine 18 May 2019 02:57 St. Lucia Times Press Release:- Patients at the St. Jude Hospital are expected to benefit from an improvement of diagnostic imaging services following the handover of floor mounted X-ray machine. Chairman of the St. Jude Board Wayne Harrow says he is confident that the …
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