KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health has reported two more cases of the chikungunya disease in Jamaica. This has brought to four the number of cases that health officials are now addressing.

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says the number of new cases of the Chikungunya in the Caribbean has increased, with the Dominican Republic having the most cases.

Liberia's president is closing the nation's schools and ordering non-essential government employees to stay home as the country battles an Ebola outbreak.

DR Marion Bullock-Ducasse, director of emergency, disaster management and special services in the health ministry, last night urged Jamaicans to take precautions when travelling to countries with C

Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries cope with the impact of climate change.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health Monday announced that, $389 million will be spent on rehabilitating a number of sewage treatment plants at hospitals across the island as part of phase tw

THE World Bank yesterday said that it and its private sector arm have committed concessional loans of up to US$4.2 billion to the Philippines to help the country reduce poverty, create jobs and sus

Dominica has recorded an increase in the number of HIV/AIDS cases and health authorities are warning that most of the cases are among the male population.

NOW that Nicaragua has picked a path for a Chinese firm to dig a canal connecting the Caribbean and the Pacific, environmentalists are worried about a huge lake on the route.

HEALTH Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says that the Government is in the process of preparing a proposal for US$19 million in grant aid towards financing the country's HIV response programme to the mi