Health & Safety

Concern In Jamaica Over Claims That Cesspool Trucks Being Retrofitted To Carry Water

Jamaica Observer:- ARISING from allegations that cesspool trucks are being retrofitted to take advantage of the boom in the delivery of drinking water in the Corporate Area, the Kingston and...

Guyana Issues Alert Regarding Fake, Substandard Drugs

Guyana Chronicle:- MANY people have either died or fallen ill, not because of a medical condition, but in some instances because of substandard and falsified drugs which continue to find...

Saint Lucia Records Decrease In Zika Cases

Press Release:- Thanks to a meaningful partnership between the government of St. Lucia and the United States Government, St. Lucia has seen a reduction in Zika cases. Addressing a close-out...

Saint Lucia, Cuba Renew Health Cooperation Agreement

Press Release:-  Saint Lucia and the Republic of Cuba have renewed its cooperation agreement in the health sector for another two years. Cuban Ambassador to Saint Lucia His Excellency Alejandro...

St Jude Hospital Gets X-Ray Machine

Press Release:- Patients at the St. Jude Hospital are expected to benefit from an improvement of diagnostic imaging services following the handover of floor mounted X-ray machine. Chairman of the...

U.S. Records 75 New Measles Cases

Reuters:- The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country’s worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health...

Fire Service Concerned Over Accident Victims Who Refuse Medical Help

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) is concerned over accident victims who refuse medical help because they sustain what appear to be minor injuries. "In many instances when people appear...

Saint Lucia Steps Up Efforts To Stop Tobacco Use

Press Release:- As World No Tobacco Day approaches, global partners are bringing attention to the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, while seeking to discourage...

PAHO Director Pays Official Visit To Saint Lucia

The Director of the  Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne, recently paid an official visit to Saint Lucia, the Ministry of Health and Wellness says. According to a...

Taiwan Supports Saint Lucia’s Tobacco Control Initiatives

The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan)  has provided support to Saint Lucia's tobacco control initiatives. In this regard, Taiwanese Ambassador Douglas Shen recently presented a cheque valued at...