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TTC Special: Caribbean: “medical marijuana” advances

TTC Special: Caribbean: "medical marijuana" advances

By Frank Martin TTC Service. – Although controversial marijuana remains illegal in most of the Caribbean, including Jamaica, decriminalization bills arose in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago and even earlier in St. Kitts and Nevis based on medical and religious ground. Cannabis has made its way through some countries ...

Point of View. Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

Point of View. Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

etn eTurboNews Cuba is a travel and tourism destination and a lifesaving medical tourism destination for those with stage 4 lung cancer, but Americans cannot go easily. Racotumomab also is known as Vaxira and has been approved in two countries, Argentina and Cuba, for the treatment of recurrent or advanced NSCLC, ...

It’s official. Cayman Islands: capital of medical tourism

It's official. Cayman Islands: capital of medical tourism

Cayman Islands will become the “capital of medical tourism for the western hemisphere” within the next seven years, founder of the Caribbean’s preeminent medical care facility Health City Cayman Islands, Dr Devi Shetty, believes. The Cayman Islands will become the “capital of medical tourism for the western hemisphere” given that ...

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning the region that as the rainy seasons approaches every effort must be made to intensify efforts to deal with mosquitoes, which it describes as “the world’s deadliest animal.” CARPHA executive director, Dr. C. James Hospedales in a message coinciding with Mosquito ...

Challenge Of Developing Health Tourism

Challenge Of Developing Health Tourism

Reliable estimates indicate that by 2021 the worldwide health tourism market will reach somewhere between US$46.6bn and US$125bn per annum, and is experiencing a compound annual growth rate of somewhere between 13% and 19%. In contrast the World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that average growth rates for Caribbean tourism ...

TTC Special: Caribbean: Health tourism can help

TTC Special: Caribbean: Health tourism can help

By Frank Martin TTC Service.-The efforts of the Caribbean in favor of health tourism are redoubled. The reason why is that this industry branch is growing more and more worldwide and will be a great reinforcement for the economies of the regional islands. Although Cuba has for years been a ...