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Chronic Non-communicable Disease Risk Factor Survey 2010 among University of the West Indies Staff at Cave Hill, Barbados

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452–8
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High prevalence of Non-communicable Disease risk factors (physical inactivity, unhealthy diets, obesity, alcohol use, and hypertension) was demonstrated among staff at Cave Hill, The University of the West Indies, in Barbados, with 54% having ≥ 3 risk factors. Rates were similar to those of the general Barbadian population.
 
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Objective: To determine the prevalence of risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) among staff of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill campus, in Barbados.
 
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014

Minimally Invasive Surgery Training in the Caribbean –ASurvey of General Surgical Residents and Their Trainers

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Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.202
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708–15
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This survey of surgeons and residents in the Caribbean demonstrates the current level of training in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and the challenges faced in incorporating MIS into surgical training.

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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2013

Minimally Invasive Surgery Training in the Caribbean – A Survey of General Surgical Residents and Their Trainers

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Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.202

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Background: There has been debate as to the feasibility of incorporating minimally invasive surgery (MIS) into surgical practice in developing countries due to resource and training limitations. Our study establishes the current and desired state of MIS training in surgical residency programmes in the Caribbean.

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e-Published: 09 Jan, 2013

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