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A 2015 report published by the United States Department of Justice from the analysis of data over a sixteen year period, has revealed that married women are significantly less likely to experience intimate partner or domestic violence when compared to single women in other types of domestic arrangements.
Previously, persons needing surgeries to remove foreign objects from the oesophagus would have to be transferred to hospitals in Kingston; however, this and other services are now being offered for both adults and children at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) through the donation of clinical equipment from the Manchester Wellness Foundation, valued at $823,000.00.
Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and Tobacco Free Florida are observing World No Tobacco Day by raising awareness about cigarette litter, which adds up to an estimated 1.69 billion pounds of litter worldwide per year.[i]
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Health authorities say they have developed a tool that will help detect persons indulging in self-harm as Guyana, with one of the highest suicide rates in the world, initiates new measures to deal with the situation.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government says it intends to introduce a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine this year in the fight against cervical cancer.
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