Safe Driving Tips

 

It’s that time of the year again! The bad weather has already started across the region and we encourage you to stay safe on the roads! 

Remember: Good driving starts before you start the car! To be at your optimum when driving, you should be alert, comfortable and safe. 

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The HIV Diagnosis – no longer devastating? - Why you should not fear testing

 

HIV testing is one of the most anxiety inducing medical tests that many persons fear. Fear of the possibility of a positive test result even prevents some persons from testing altogether. This presents the danger of diagnosis at a later stage where physical signs and symptoms of HIV may be present. In Barbados some 39% percent of cases are late stage diagnoses1. Voluntary testing helps undiagnosed persons to get an early diagnosis and start treatment before any symptoms or signs occur.

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Dengue Fever - What You Should Know

 

Dengue Fever is a mosquito borne viral disease The virus responsible for causing dengue, is called dengue virus ( There are four types of DENV viruses, DENV 1 to DENV 4 which makes it possible to be infected with dengue four times.

While many DENV infections produce only mild illness, occasionally severe dengue could occur which has a high risk of death due to its many associated complications.

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What's Next ?

 

Covid-19 put a halt to some of our plans but we’re all slowly trying to get back on track. What’s Your next step? That’s the question for many of us.

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World Environment Day

 

Understanding the environment and the science behind how living organisms contribute positively or negatively to its health can be intimidating. What we can’t ignore, is the reality of climate change especially in the Caribbean region, with the increased activity during hurricane season. Within the hurricane season itself, if we are not taking care of our environment, we risk flooding at higher rates.

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Hurricane Season Is Knocking At The Door

 

What an unexpected year we’ve had so far in 2020. As we continue to roll with the punches and battle through the storm that is Covid-19, we must prepare ourselves for more storms likely to come. Hurricane season is knocking on our doors here in the region and we have one question:

Are You Prepared?

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