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KINGSTON, Jamaica– The Jamaica government is exploring biological interventions to tackle the dengue outbreak in the country that has resulted in the deaths of 63 people between Jan. 1, 2018 to Nov. 21, 2019.

Executive Director, Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL); Mrs Kandasi Levemore taking part in the Annual Candlelight Vigil, which was hosted on World AIDS Day, Sunday December 1, at the Carter Hall, Half-Way-Tree. The vigil was held to remember the persons who died from AIDS-related complications and celebrate those who continue to fight.

The forum, a joint partnership with the Southern Regional Health Authority and the National Family Planning Board and UNICEF was held on the grounds of the Old Police Station in May Pen, Clarendon, on Friday, November 29. Clarendon was selected to host the event because national data shows that the parish has one of the highest rates of pregnancy and STI among the youth population.

CAYMAN ISLANDS  - Health City Cayman Islands broke ground for a purpose-built dedicated cancer treatment center on Thursday, November 28 with a golden shovel ceremony at the tertiary care medical facility's site in East End, Grand Cayman.

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