Miami, FL. —The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) today confirmed a locally-acquired case of Dengue in the Miami-Dade County community. DOH-Miami-Dade is working in conjunction with Miami-Dade County’s Mosquito Control and Habitat Management Division which has implemented its response protocol to eliminate breeding and adult mosquito activity in the area of the confirmed case. Both agencies will continue surveillance and mosquito prevention efforts.
The Jamaica Bar Association will hold its annual grand gala and awards ceremony Nov. 17 in South Florida.
NEW YORK – A Guyanese-born philanthropist and entrepreneur here is reportedly among the first recipients of an honorary doctorate from University of Guyana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says health authorities from the countries and territories of the region of the Americas, including the Caribbean, have agreed on a new plan to reduce a shortfall of 800,000 health workers needed to meet the current needs of the region’s health systems.