Thursday, January 23, 2020
Home Health & Safety

Health & Safety

SLASPA & Fisheries Department Undertake Boat Safety & Inspection training

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Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) and the Fisheries Department will jointly undertake Boat Safety and Inspection training from March 12 to 15, 2019. The week-long initiative is...

Doctor Warns Of Danger Of ‘Selfie Wrist’

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California Doctor, Levi Harrison, is warning people about selfie wrist caused by people using their phone’s camera to take a photo of themselves, according to local news reports. Fox 11...

Violent Crime, Road Accidents Taking Toll On Health Services

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The recent upsurge in violent crime and the frequency of road accidents are taking a toll on this country's health services, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health...

Freewinds Arrives In Curacao After Being Quarantined In Saint Lucia

Associated Press & Reuters:-  WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Authorities in Curacao on Saturday boarded a ship that arrived under quarantine to start vaccinating people to prevent a measles outbreak. "We're not...
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White meat is just as bad for you as red beef for your cholesterol...

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(CNN)The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef,...

Situation ‘Back To Normal’ After L’Anse Road Gas Leak

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Emergency officials said Friday that the situation at L' Anse Road, Castries, was back to normal after reports of a gas leak about 9.00 am. The report forced the shutdown...

EU Diplomat Writes Letter To St Lucia Times RE: OKEUH

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Dear Director, I would like to seize the opportunity of the recent publication by the Saint Lucia Times of a letter concerning the operationalisation of the Owen King European Union...

Cervical Cancer Cases On The Rise In Saint Lucia

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Cases of cervical cancer are on the rise in Saint Lucia, according to the advocacy group - Faces of Cancer. " During the past few years we have seen a...

Moncherry: Cops, Government Workers ‘Capitalise’ On ‘Mould’ To Report Sick

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Police Commissioner Severin Moncherry, vowing that he will continue to fight for his men and ensure that whatever working conditions they have is the best, has urged police officers...

St Jude Hospital Reconstruction ‘Well Underway’

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The St Jude Hospital Reconstruction project is well underway, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. "As we speak, over 300 tonnes of steel is being prepared and laid for the...