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Panel Discussion on the Caribbean Secondary School Exam


The scheduling of the Caribbean Secondary School Exam has created some controversy in various Caribbean nations as teachers and their unions along with parents are up in arms, citing safety concerns, lack of student preparedness and related mental health issues. … Continue reading

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Mental health is a critical needs sector


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice (TCV) Mental healthcare is a critical needs sector that has been glaringly brought home during this coronavirus pandemic. Nations across the Caribbean and elsewhere are struggling to provide minimal mental healthcare because the … Continue reading

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Free Online Resources for students preparing for the Secondary School Entrance in the Caribbean.


Please spread the word! The Guyana Education Project, led by a group of college students and professors from the United States, have partnered with The Caribbean Voice and other organizations in Guyana and the Caribbean to distribute high-quality educational materials … Continue reading

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Suicide and the young


By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice (TCV) Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year olds globally. Moreover, it is estimated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that at least 25 attempts are made for every completed … Continue reading

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Free Virtual Concert by The Caribbean Voice


Regional non-governmental organization (NGO), The Caribbean Voice (TVC), will host a concert aimed at lifting the spirits of persons in lockdown and quarantine and those struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the theme ‘Saving Lives, Empowering People’ the … Continue reading

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Editorial blames abused victims for their plight


Annan Boodram By Annan Boodram – The Caribbean Voice (TCV) “It’s a skewed, cockeyed construct,” the reaction of UK based psychologist and mental health expert, Dev Daniel Ramdass, a member of The Caribbean Voice’s (TCV) technical team. He was referring … Continue reading

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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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