Health & Safety

Saint Lucia Reviews And Strengthens Vaccination Programme

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness in response to the growing outbreak of measles currently being recorded in a number of countries of the Americas and Europe...

Freewinds Passengers Could Leave Quarantined Vessel This Week

AFP WILLEMSTAD:- Passengers confined to a Church of Scientology cruise ship after a crew member came down with measles could be permitted to disembark in Curacao as early as...

Doctors, Nurses Benefit From Advanced Trauma Life Support Training

Doctors and nurses from the Victoria, St. Jude and Tapion hospitals  have benefitted from a course in Advanced Trauma Life Support. A team from the Jackson Memorial Hospital recently visited...

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...

Saint Lucians Urged To Avoid Listening To ‘Negatives About Vaccination’

Saint Lucia's Principal Nursing Officer has called on citizens to avoid paying attention to negative talk about vaccinations, as the Ministry of Health ended Vaccination Week. Alicia Baptiste also called...

Health Sector A Key Focus For Saint Lucia Government

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Cabinet of Ministers met recently with officials from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to discuss ways to...

Cruise Ship Quarantined In Saint Lucia Scraps Scheduled Visit To Antigua

Antigua Observer:- A United States-based cruise ship that had been quarantined in St Lucia after a case of measles was re- ported on board, has cancelled one of its scheduled...

28-Year-Old Man Had A Stroke Popping His Neck

CNN:- Josh Hader had a sore neck, so he tried to stretch it out, accidentally popping it. The next thing he knew, the left side of his body started...

Saint Lucia Provides Measles Vaccines To Quarantined Cruise Ship

Saint Lucia has provided measles vaccines to a cruise ship that has been quarantined here this week, due to a confirmed case of measles. Chief Medical Officer, Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James...

Quarantined Cruise Ship Set To Leave Saint Lucia

A cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers and crew that has been quarantined here since Monday, is scheduled to set sail Thursday, NBC News has reported. Saint Lucia's Chief Medical...