The Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), implementing agency of the project, opened the Biabou Early Childhood Development Center on Thursday, 1st October, 2020.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment today, Friday 2nd October, confirms that a 30 year old female is the sixth (6th), person to die from complications of Dengue Fever. The patient, who had a pre-existing condition, was admitted to the ICU in a critical condition and died during the evening of Thursday, 1st October, 2020.
Following consensus derived from a meeting of pharmacy, medical and nursing professionals, on Tuesday evening, (September 29, 2020), the Pharmaceutical Services, Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, is advocating the use of papaya leaf extract in the management of Dengue Fever. This is based on evidence that the plant extract has proven to be effective and, therefore, useful in the improvement of patient outcomes in persons affected by the Dengue infection.