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VACCINE | Proposed vaccine patent waiver: pros and cons explained

The Biden administration has now agreed to back a proposal to suspend intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. This is a break from US government’s long-held position on strong intellectual property protection, which has also been supported by many research-intensive countries in western Europe as well and the pharmaceutical industry.

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  • Countries United_States
  • Published in Health

Business Planning In A Post-COVID Environment

BRIDGETOWN, Guyana, April 30, 2021 - The book, entitled The New Normal – The Post-COVID Primer For Business, has been touted as a timely and valuable publication for regional business leaders to read and utilise to help their businesses adapt and thrive in a post-COVID environment.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in CARICOM

JAMAICA | PNP wants explaination for drastic reduction in COVID-19 PCR Testing

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Opposition Spokesman on Health and Wellness, Member of Parliament Dr Morais Guy,  is calling on the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton, to provide an explanation for the precipitous drop in the number of PCR tests being conducted daily for the coronavirus. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | PNP Wants Gov't to Rethink Policy of Using Prime Lands for Housing

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, April 21, 2021 - Senator Sophia Frazer Binns, the People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Land, Environment and Climate Change is calling on the Government to rethink its plans to use existing sugar lands in Trelawny for housing. Senator Frazer Binns is adamant that food security must be central to any decision made about the use of prime agricultural lands.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Opposition wants Gov't to Lobby CXC for students to defer Exams

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 8, 2021 - The Opposition Shadow Minister of Education and Training Dr Angela Brown Burke, is calling on Government to make proper representation for Jamaican students to be allowed to defer all aspects of their Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams until January or June of 2022. 

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  • Countries Jamaica
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