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Consultant and Head of Department for the Anaesthetics Department at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester, Dr. Leighton Wynter (right) explains the function of this state-of-the-art anaesthetic machine estimated at $6 million, donated by the Guardian Group. President of Guardian Life Limited, Eric Hosin (2nd left), Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority, Wayne Chen (3rd left) and CEO of the MRH, Alwyn Miller listen intently as they learn about the life saving machine which is critical to safe surgical procedures. The Guardian Group donated the equipment, procured from proceeds of its recent 5K Night Runs, on Monday, March 19.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together to improve Caribbean and other countries’ capacities to respond to the needs of people affected by the drug problem.

Walking is great way to get the 150 minutes of moderate exercise we all need every week for good health. But if you want to raise the bar, consider jogging. If you’ve never run before, here’s how to work up to five-kilometer readiness in nine weeks, courtesy of the British National Health Service. Consult your doctor first, of course.

The Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS) has been named a “Health Center Quality Leader” by the U.S. Health and Human Services’ Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA).

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