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Lowell Hughes MD and Co-Inventors Ushering in a New Era of Precision Surgery

The Valley, Anguilla -  Dr. Lowell Hughes, an Anguillan plastic surgeon has co-invented a method for unassisted robotic surgery at the quantum scale. Far from being a play on words, the invention aims to eliminate human error from one of medicine’s most ambitious and intricate skills - surgery. The surgical innovation represents the second patent for Hughes in the month of May, a noteworthy achievement, considering that only 13% of issued patents are awarded to doctoral scientists and engineers, and multiple patent grants are even rarer.

CARPHA Stays Alert Even as Pandemic Wanes

The Caribbean region was blessed with countless lives saved during the deadly COVID pandemic by the dedicated action of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and numerous public and private sector and inter-governmental partners.

Tourism and health stakeholders in the Bahamas last month

Grenada to Host Medical Team from Palestine

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – A 12-member humanitarian medical mission from Palestine has arrived here offering services at the General Hospital as part of efforts to assist Grenada achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number three which focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages.

Trinidad to Host Caribbean Workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -Trinidad and Tobago is to host next week the Caribbean Workshop on National Action Plans for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) that health officials have described as a major global public health and economic issue that requires a coordinated, multisectoral response.

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