Sunday, November 18, 2018
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Doctor Merlene Fredericks has emphasised the importance of families encouraging and providing support to persons who are diagnosed with diabetes. The CMO cited the example of someone who is newly diagnosed with the disease and has...
Press Release:-  STATEMENT BY HON MOSES JN BAPTISTE, PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE FOR VIEUX FORT NORTH.SLP SPOKESMAN FOR HEALTH, AGRICULTURE, FOOD PRODUCTION AND FISHERIES ON THE HEALTHCARE SITUATION IN SAINT LUCIA AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY’S PRESS CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 14TH, 2018. The Saint Lucia Labour Party...
GENEVA (AFP) - The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections. In a first, the United Nations health agency...
The Acting Executive Director of Victoria Hospital, Brenda Calixte, has said that patient and staff safety was not compromised when a ceiling at the medical facility collapsed on Saturday. In a statement to the media, Calixte explained that during Saturday’s...
A team from the Stony Brook University is assisting in the training and support of emergency physicians around the island to strengthen their ability to provide care to pregnant and trauma patients using the service of bedside ultrasound, the...
Press Release:-  Officials within the Ministry of Health and Wellness met recently at a workshop to develop guidelines for the introduction of nutritional standards for school meals. Participants were granted the opportunity to share ideas about ways to ensure that students...
IPS:-  Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on...
BBC:-  Avocado on toast, in a salad or a smoothie? There are many ways to eat the green fruit which is popular with hipsters across the world - a craze that Kenya is cashing in on. At Le Grenier à Pain...
Sky News:-  France has launched an investigation into why some 24 babies have been born without hands or arms in some rural areas since 2000. It comes after several new cases were reported this week and a separate investigation opens into...
AFP:-  A breakthrough treatment involving electrical stimulation of the spine has enabled paralysed patients to walk again, apparently reactivating nerve connections and providing hope for people even years after accidents. A team including neurosurgeons and engineers used targeted electrical pulses...