BAMP Statement for World Hypertension Day 2021

The Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) encourages Barbadians to join in the global awareness of the effects of persistently elevated blood pressure or hypertension. Hypertension is often of gradual onset and may occur at any age but is more likely to...

Advisory on Management of Health During Ashfall

The La Soufrière volcanic eruption in St. Vincent began to impact Barbados from late Friday afternoon on April 9th, 2021 with significant ashfall beginning on Saturday April 10th, 2021. Volcanic ash contains sulphur, sulphuric acid, sulphur dioxide, silica, glass,...

Women in health

Honoring health workers isn’t enough. We must also protect them by giving them the training, equipment, and support they need. …

Healthy Kidney function

Frequently, #kidneydisease starts slowly and silently, and progresses over a number of years. Not everyone progresses from Stage 1 to Stage 5. Stage 5 is also known as End-Stage…