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US Hospital Ship To Provide Free Medical Services To Saint Lucians

Hundreds of Saint Lucians are expected to benefit from the visit here next month of the United States Naval Hospital Ship Comfort. The hospital vessel will be here from September...

WHO urges Caribbean countries to invest in eliminating hepatitis

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging Caribbean countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis, and...

Mutating HIV Could Make Anti-Viral Drugs Ineffective

Sky News- HIV is mutating and becoming increasingly resistant to current drugs, the World Health Organisation has warned. In a new report, the WHO said all antiretroviral drugs, including newer ones,...

‘Ear Tickle’ Therapy Could Help Slow Ageing

Sky News:- Getting a tickle behind the ear is not just good for a giggle, it could slow down one of the effects of ageing. Scientists have developed a short daily...

Barbados To Recruit Nurses From Ghana

Barbados Nation:- A six-member team will leave Barbados next month to start the recruitment of nurses in Ghana. But before that happens, every effort is being made to ensure that all...

COMMENTARY: A Moral Test For Saint Lucia Is Justice In Health Care

By Harvey Cenac Our health care system in Saint Lucia is far from perfect, and therefore worth arguing that our health care services need a major overhaul, much like the...

CMO Says Risk Of Ebola Case In Saint Lucia ‘Extremely Low’

Saint Lucia's Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James, has said that in the Caribbean and Saint Lucia the risk of getting a case of Ebola is extremely low. Last...

PM Has High Hopes For Reconstructed St Jude Hospital

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed the hope that when when completed in 2020, the reconstructed St Jude Hospital will erase the sad memories of the last 10 years...

PM Updates Medical Fraternity On OKEUH

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet met the new executive of the Saint Lucia Medical & Dental Association along with officials from the Ministry of Health & Wellness, to update them...

Haiti Launches Campaign To Vaccinate Children Against Measles

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Haitian Government has announced plans for a major vaccination programme for toddlers against measles, rubella and poliomyelitis. The Ministry of Public Health said that the...