Monthly Archives: April 2020

Mental health parity critical


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice The coronavirus pandemic has placed mental health front and center like never before. Advocates, activists, and experts are already pointing to an upsurge in the need for mental health care post-COVID-19. However, given … Continue reading

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Elder abuse prevention


Elderly individuals are often more vulnerable to various forms of abuse because they tend to have assets that they have accumulated through their lives and because they may also experience mental or physical limitations. In many cases, older persons will … Continue reading

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Use of technology to improve mental health care


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice Mental health has galloped to the fore during this coronavirus pandemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders … Continue reading

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PAHO engaging in misinformation?


By Annan Boodram The majority of coronavirus patients were infected by someone who wasn’t showing any symptoms of the deadly virus (asymptomatic persons) a new study of cases in China found. Researchers from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine estimated how long it … Continue reading

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Domestic violence in the coronavirus era


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice People who are forced to self-isolate or follow mandated shelter-in-place orders are at risk of being trapped in abusive and coercive situations, isolated from the human and other resources that could help them. … Continue reading

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