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Dr. C.V. Alert, MB BS, DM. Family Physician.   It seemed like a normal working day.  My receptionist phoned to say that there was a new patient outside, sent by his company after...
Post date: 5 months 3 weeks ago
Judging Health Care spending in Barbados. Dr. C.V. Alert MB BS, DM. Fellow, CCFP..   On Tuesday July 18th 2017, in one section of the Barbadian press, the ruling party in Barbados,...
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Addiction is a chronic illness characterized by compulsive engagement in a particular behavior or set of behaviors, despite adverse consequences, whether these are potential or actual experienced....
Post date: 1 year 3 months ago
The Minister of Finance in Barbados was recently commenting on the ‘sweetened beverage’ tax, introduced in the 2015 budget, with the stated objective of reducing the consumption of...
Post date: 1 year 4 months ago
Congratulations to Dr. A.P. Da Silva, current President of BAMP, the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners, and Dr. P. Adams, current Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI Cave Hill...
Post date: 2 years 1 month ago
Anti-Diabetic Medications: Time for an upgrade on National Formularies?Dr. C.V. Alert, MB BS, DM.Family Physician. Fellow, CCFP. In late 2012, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and...
Post date: 2 years 3 months ago
When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object.Dr. C. V. Alert MB BS, DM.Family Physician.Fellow, Caribbean College of Family Physicians. Our landscape is dominated by persons who suffer...