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Op-Ed: Medical Tourism in the Caribbean

 By J Frederick EmertOp-Ed Contributor ACCORDING TO the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in 2011, the total impact of the medical tourism industry contributed 9 percent of global GDP (over $6 trillion USD) and accounted for 255 million jobs. …

Haiti and Cuba Sign Series of Cooperation Agreements in Health, Industry

 Above: Cuba’s Raul Castro and Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cuba strengthened their ties Wednesday by signing a series of cooperation agreements in fields including public health and agriculture. The agreements …

Caribbean PMs Join Barbados Row over Doctors Trained in Cuba

 A controversy in Barbados over the training of doctors in Cuba has extended beyond its shores. Last week, Dr Carlos Chase, president of the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners, in an email to BAMP’s members, expressed concerns about an alleged …