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Navigating Cancer Therapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tightrope Walk

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e-Published: 21 Jul, 2021

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Mentorship: A Pathway to Build Academic Resilience and Foster Transformative Development of the Caribbean Academics and Their Communities in an Evolving Higher Education Climate

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e-Published: 21 Jun, 2021

Pandemic, NCDs and Climate Change: The Caribbean's Triple Threat

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e-Published: 14 Jun, 2021

Sustaining the Research Culture and Productivity in Developing Country Settings

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e-Published: 29 Apr, 2021

Primary Health Care: Current and Future Models for the Caribbean

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e-Published: 19 Jun, 2019

Guidelines in Surgery: Implications for Quality of Care at the University Hospital of the West Indies and Jamaica

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10.7727/wimj.2018.191
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08 Dec, 2018
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e-Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Sustainable Health Systems for Economic Growth, Development and Wealth

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e-Published: 11 Jun, 2018

Sustainable Health Systems for Economic Growth, Development and Wealth

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e-Published: 11 Jun, 2018

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Climate Change and Health: A Caribbean Region Imperative

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e-Published: 25 Apr, 2017

Hypertension Control: The Caribbean Needs Intervention Studies to Learn How to Do Better

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10.7727/wimj.2017.073
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Prevalence of hypertension is high in the Caribbean while control of hypertension is low. Intervention trials are needed to establish low cost, sustainable approaches that work in this region.

Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease in the Caribbean and globally. It is responsible for 51% of deaths due to cerebrovascular disease (stroke) and 45% of deaths due to ischaemic heart disease, which are the leading causes of death in the Caribbean. The prevalence of hypertension in the Caribbean is high, affecting 21% of adults in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, 25% in Jamaica, and 35–38% in St Kitts, British Virgin Islands and Grenada, contributing to the large economic burden from this condition and its complications.

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