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Paediatric Boost: Acting CEO of the Percy Junor Hospital (PJH) in north-east Manchester, Sharon Pitter (left) and Senior Medical Officer at the PJH, Dr. Carlos Wilson (centre) are all smiles after receiving paediatric equipment valued at $869,000.00 from the Manchester Wellness Foundation on April 11 in Manchester.

Did you know that the month of April is officially recognized as National Minority Health Month? Numerous health providers work tirelessly each day to raise awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. They also work to increase awareness about the health care law's groundbreaking policies to reduce these disparities and achieve health equity.

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) says it is implementing a multi-million dollar program aimed at eliminating tuberculosis and HIV in the eastern Caribbean.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to re-double efforts to vaccinate their populations In the wake of ongoing measles outbreaks in the Americas.

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