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Monday, 06 November 2017 12:01

Action Needed To Eradicate Malaria

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More needs to be done to create policies to wipe out mosquito-borne diseases and stop the spread of malaria.

This, from Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh as he addressed a Stakeholder Retreat to establish a Southern Caribbean Centre for Health Policy and Systems Research at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.

Minister Deyalsingh said diseases such as malaria, which is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite, continue to affect the Caribbean and surrounding countries.

He said the time has come to focus on why and how these insects continue to plague the region.

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