Intergenerational effects of childhood maltreatment and malnutrition on personality maladaptivity in a Barbadian longitudinal cohort - Hock RS, Rabinowitz AG, Bryce CP, Fitzmaurice GM, Jr PTC, Galler JR.
Childhood adversities are linked with mental health problems throughout the life course, including personality pathology. Less is known about consequences in the next generation, particularly in non-Western populations. In the Barbados Nutrition Study,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trump is scooping up the world ’s remdesivir. It’s a sign of things to come | Devi Sridhar
The case of the Covid-19 drug shows how national interests will continue to define the allocation of research productsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump has calledCovid-19 a hoax, encouraged his followers to takehydroxychloroquine and threatened to cut all ties between the US and theWorld Health Organization. He has predicted that coronavirus will disappear one day, likea miracle, organised indoor rallies with no masks during the height of the pandemic and encouraged public health officials toslow down testing, because carrying out tests results in a larger number of confirmed cases....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Medical research US politics Donald Trump Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Barbados reports first death from coronavirus: health minister
Barbados on Sunday reported its first death from the new coronavirus after an 81-year-old man with diabetes died from pneumonia, the country's health minister said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Protecting the Caribbean ’s most vulnerable people in the face of COVID-19: A UN Resident Coordinator blog
The United Nations is working closely with governments in the Caribbean to protect the region’s most vulnerable people from the impact of the deadly coronavirus, COVID-19. For this latest in our occasional series, Didier Trebucq, United Nations Resident Coordinator to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, explains what action they are taking in that region. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Doctors Set to Be Trained in Barbados
[Nation] Kenyan doctors are soon going to be trained in Barbados in a healthcare cooperation agreement signed between the two countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Govt Completes Recruitment of 120 Nurses for Barbados
[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Health (MOH) has completed the recruitment processes to send the first batch of 120 qualified nurses to work in the Caribbean nation of Barbados. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: TUC Kicks Against Exportation of Nurses
[Ghanaian Times] The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has kicked against government's decision to export the services of trained nurses to Barbados. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Dorian Heads Toward Windward Islands
Storm clouds gather as Tropical Storm Dorian moves toward St. Michael Parish, Barbados, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Much of the eastern Caribbean island of Barbados shut down on Monday as Dorian approached the region and gathered strength, threatening to turn into a small hurricane that forecasters said could affect the northern Windward islands and Puerto Rico in upcoming days. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis)   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian was dumping rain Tuesday on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean, gathering power on a path to brush past Puerto Rico's southwest coast and hit the eastern Dom...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 27, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 5 as It Closes in on the Bahamas. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Hurricane Dorian has officially been upgraded to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm. The National Hurricane Center confirmed the upgrade Sunday morning as the storm closes in on parts of the Bahamas, noting that “the core of extremely dangerous Hurricane Dorian should be moving over Great Abaco soon, and continue near or over Grand Bahama Island later tonight and Monday. The hurricane should move closer to the Florida east coast late Monday through Tuesday night.” Maximum sustained winds increased to near 160 mph, with higher gusts. “Some fluctuations in intensity are likely, but Dorian is expe...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 4 as It Heads for Florida and Atlantic Coast. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm as it barrels toward the Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane gained strength Saturday, with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, as it moved about 260 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas and 415 miles east of West Palm Beach, Fla. as of 11 a.m. Saturday. Category 4 hurricanes typically cause “catastrophic” damage, lengthy power outages and involve a high risk of injury or death to people, livestock and pets from flying and falling debris. Forecasters predict the ...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 3 as It Heads for Florida. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm as it barrels toward the Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane gained strength Friday, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, as it moved about 420 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas and 595 miles east of West Palm Beach, Fla. as of 5 p.m. Friday. Forecasters predict the hurricane will get even stronger. “Dorian is anticipated to remain an extremely dangerous major hurricane while it moves near the northwestern Bahamas and approaches the Florida peninsula into early n...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Expected to Hit Florida as a Category 4. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Hurricane Dorian is predicted to make landfall on Florida’s Atlantic coast or possibly in Georgia as a powerful Category 4 storm late Sunday or early Monday, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. It’s unclear exactly where Hurricane Dorian will make landfall, but Dan Kottlowski, a meteorologist with AccuWeather, says the storm is likely to impact “almost the entire state” of Florida at the least. Kottlowski predicts the storm will hit somewhere between Melbourne, Fla. and Miami. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency on Wednesday afternoon. As H...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian Could Hit the Southeastern U.S. on Monday. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Tropical Storm Dorian has been official upgraded to a hurricane––and it could hit the southeastern United States by Monday morning as a major hurricane after striking Puerto Rico, according to the latest forecast. “All indications are that by this Labor Day weekend, a powerful hurricane will be near the Florida or southeastern coast of the United States,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency on Wednesday afternoon. As Hurricane #Dorian approaches, I’ve declared a state of emergency to ensure local governments and emerg...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed an executive order late on Monday declaring a state of emergency in preparation for a Category 1 hurricane hitting the island territory on Wednesday. “We are issuing a state of emergency to activate the necessary protocols and crew. We advise citizens to activate their emergency plans calmly and stay alert for future announcements. #Dorian,” she tweeted. Decretamos un estado de emergencia para activar los protocolos y el personal necesario de res...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit Puerto Rico As a Hurricane. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it moves westward towards the Caribbean, and could reach hurricane strength by early Thursday, possibly before hitting Puerto Rico. As of Monday morning, Dorian is considered a “small tropical cyclone.” It’s just over 130 miles from Barbados, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. It’s moving at approximately 14 mph towards the Windward Islands, which are expected to face tropical storm conditions later Monday. Tropical storm watches and warnings are in effect for the area, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Tropical storm warnings have also ...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news