May 16, 2021

Barbados: ‘Fraud U.’

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By Katrina King From Barbados Today It was in the waning months of the Freundel Stuart administration, three months before a general election, that Minister of Education Ronald Jones boasted that the island was making great strides as a hub for medical education. Among the earliest and brightest jewels of the adminstration’s thrust was the […]

Barbados reports suspected cases of Zika and H1N1 viruses

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From Caribbean 360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday January 11, 2016 – Health authorities in Barbados have reported eight suspected cases of the H1N1 and Zika viruses. Minister of Health John Boyce said samples have been sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency for confirmatory testing. And he has cautioned the population not to panic. The minister […]

Govt assures doctors cash issues will be fixed

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By Kaymar Jordan From Barbados Today The Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) has been given assurances by Government that recent cash-flow challenges of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) are being addressed. At a meeting convened by Minister of Health John Boyce on Tuesday, Government also sought assure the doctors that the hospital’s financial commitments […]