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World’s Oldest Parents In Intensive Care After Twins Are Born

One week after twins were born to them, the world's oldest parents are in intensive care according to multiple media reports. Indian couple Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, and her husband Raja...

Ministry Dispels Claims That 5 Local Fruits Can Cause Illness, Death

Press Release:- The Ministry of Health and Wellness is dispelling information contained in a recent video circulating on social media, that five local fruits can cause illness and death. Chief Nutritionist...

Saint Lucia Health Minister Praises Victoria Hospital Staff

Health Minister Mary Isaac has praised  the medical staff at Victoria Hospital, declaring that they are doing a lot of work under 'extenuating circumstances.' She said in response to a...

Saint Lucians To Get Free Hearing Aids

An estimated 600 Saint Lucians are expected to receive free hearing aids when the Starkey Hearing Foundation hosts its third national hearing mission here. A statement from the Ministry of...
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Temporary Relocation Of Services At Babonneau Wellness Centre

Press Release:- The public is advised that effective Wednesday, September 11, 2019, all medical services at the Babonneau Wellness Centre will be temporarily suspended to facilitate the treatment of mold....

King Says St Jude Hospital Situation ‘Unpardonable’

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Stephenson King has described the current situation with St Jude Hospital one decade after a devastating fire at the facility as 'unpardonable'. King, who was...
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SLP Accuses Government Of Criminal Neglect Of Health Care

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) observes that today 9th September 2019, marks the tenth anniversary of the St. Jude’s Hospital fire and Saint Lucians are still puzzled...

PAHO Issues $3.5 Million Donor Appeal For Health Response In The Bahamas

Press Release:- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is requesting an initial US $3.5 million from donors to cover short-term health care and other needs for the population in the...

Martinique Hospital Delegation Visits Saint Lucia

A delegation from the University Hospital of Martinique recently paid a visit to the Owen King EU hospital here. The Ministry of Health says the visit formed part of continuing ...

Health Officials Say Saint Lucia’s Breastfeeding Rate Low

As Saint Lucia celebrates Breast Feeding Month, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is seeking to help create an environment that supports breastfeeding. Ministry of Health officials said that while...