Declining Birth Rate Of Concern To Ministry

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness has expressed concern about the declining birth rate in Barbados over the last decade. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, said today that since 2007 Barbados has recorded a 15 per cent decline in births, with a drop from 3, 258 births in 2007 to 2, 346 births in 2017. Describing the situation …