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    • 2021-02-09
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    What is my risk of having a cardiovascular problem in the future?

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists, Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Dr. Madu is a main TED Speaker whose TED talk has been translated into 19 languages, seen, and shared by more than 500 thousand viewers. He has received the Distinguished Cardiologist Award, the

    • 2021-02-09
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    What are “holes in the heart” and how dangerous are they?

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists, Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Dr. Madu is a main TED Speaker whose TED talk has been translated into 19 languages, seen, and shared by more than 500 thousand viewers. He has received the Distinguished Cardiologist Award, the

    • 2021-02-09
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    PRESS RELEASE

    Date: February 8th, 2021 CONTACT: Ms. Keri Evans EMAIL: kevans@caribbeanheart.com WEBSITE: www.caribbeanheart.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Kingston, Jamaica, February 5, 2021 – With the month of February being celebrated as Heart Month, Heart Institute of the Caribbean, through HIC Foundation has allocated the sum of JMD$70 million in in-kind grant to be distributed between

    • 2021-02-09
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    What causes Fainting? What diagnostic and treatment options are available?

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists, Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Dr. Madu is a main TED Speaker whose TED talk has been translated into 19 languages, seen, and shared by more than 500 thousand viewers. He has received the Distinguished Cardiologist Award, the

    • 2020-12-24
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    IMPROVE NIGERIA’S IMAGE IN JAMAICA – FG URGES EMBASSY STAFF

    The federal government has charged officials of Nigeria’s foreign mission in Kingston, Jamaica, to strive to improve the country’s image. The minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, gave the charge when he paid an inspection visit to the High Commission in Kingston. Onyeama who was on a round trip from Kingston to Montego Bay also

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 8

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post-COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   Last week, we looked at Acute Stroke Care, Mental Health and Elder Care Services as specific healthcare opportunities

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 7

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   Last week, we looked at cardiovascular care and radiology services as specific healthcare opportunities that can be

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA – Part 6

    Healthcare Opportunities for Jamaica in the post COVID-19 world By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   So far, we have been outlining the issues and problems facing healthcare in Jamaica while proffering general

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD – Part 5

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107   A holistic approach to health care delivery in Jamaica will require a comprehensive re-evaluation and transformation of our health systems, recognizing that we are experiencing an

    • 2020-10-14
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    RETHINKING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN JAMAICA IN A POST COVID WORLD- Part 4

    By Ernest Madu, MD, FACC and Paul Edwards, MD, FACC Consultant Cardiologists Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and HIC Heart Hospital Correspondence to emadu@caribbeanheart.com or call 876-906-2107     In recognition of the potential health threats to the region, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government asserted in their Nassau Declaration of 2001 that