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Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA) in Trinidad and Tobago: Review of Findings and Implication

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.228
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Published and unpublished data points to the importance of examining the genetic influence on alcohol use among the major groups in Trinidad and Tobago.

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The Collaborative study on the Genetics of Alcoholism, Trinidad and Tobago (COGA-TT), studied the frequencies of the genes of alcohol metabolizing enzyme in a population comprising Indo-Trinbagonians (Indo-TTs) and Afro-Trinbagonians (Afro-TTs). 

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18 Dec, 2017
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e-Published: 20 Dec, 2017

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Need for Policy to Reduce Sugar Consumption in Trinidad and Tobago?

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.165
Synopsis: 
With respect to the high prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Trinidad and Tobago and recent recommendations from the WHO on reducing sugar intake, this paper presents the case for the development of national policy aimed at reducing sugar consumption.

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Accepted: 
11 Jul, 2016
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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

The Critical Role of Locally Conducted Research in Guiding the Response to the HIV Epidemic in Jamaica

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387–95
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Locally conducted research has played a critical role in guiding the response to the HIV epidemic in Jamaica. The research contributed greatly to Jamaica’s comprehensive HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI) control programme that has been effective in slowing the HIV epidemic, reducing HIV prevalence among sex-workers and STI clinic attendees, preventing mother-to-child transmission, reducing syphilis rates and mitigating the impact of HIV on the population.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Integrating Research into Policy and Programmes

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555–61
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Special emphasis is placed on health research that focussed on the perinatal period, the young child and adolescent, the epidemics of chronic diseases and violence and the linkage between health and tourism.
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e-Published: 25 Jul, 2013
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