The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a scheme to lower the "overly expensive" price of insulin.
The UN agency wants other drug companies to produce generic versions of insulin, which it will then test.
The two-year project was announced in Geneva (Copyright EPA)
The responsibility for care and protection for babies with microcephaly should be in the state’s hands since Government was late in responding to preparations for last year’s Zika mosquito epidemic and babies with Microcephaly were later born, says UNC MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh.
Gopeesingh was speaking in yesterday’s 2020 Budget debate in the Lower House.
Microcephaly, a condition where a baby’s head is smaller than normal, is caused by the Zika virus among other conditions.
The Diabetes Association of T&T (DATT) will be training teachers to assist children with diabetes.
The announcement was made by president of DATT Andrew Dhanoo when the organisation opened a vacation camp for young people with diabetes at the Central Indoor Sporting Arena, Chaguanas, yesterday.