Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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Saint Lucia Schools Report Cases Of Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

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Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness has received reports of cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease from some of the schools on island. Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease...

Breadfruit size tumor removed from Micoud woman’s abdomen

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One  Micoud woman is counting her blessing after having successfully undergone laparoscopic surgery to remove a breadfruit size tumor from her abdomen, the Ministry of Health has reported. According to...

PM Says Over 100 Workers Currently Employed On SJH Reconstruction

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced that currently, over 100 workers are employed on the St Jude Hospital (SJH) reconstruction, and the numbers will increase as the project progresses. Chastanet...

Saint Lucia’s First Female CMO Retiring

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Saint Lucia's first female Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James,  is retiring after ten years in the post. Her last day in the public service will be December 31,...

Ministry Of Health Advocates Serology Testing Form Pregnant Women

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Press Release:-  All pregnant women must have serology testing during pregnancy.  Ideally, this should take place twice during their pregnancy – within the first 3 months and within the last...
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Medical University Being Sought To Occupy St Jude Buildings

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has provided another update on the work on St Jude Hospital noting that the project is 'progressing'. Writing on his official Facebook page, he said because...
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Health advisory issued for Carnival

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PRESS RELEASE:-The Ministry of Health and Wellness is advising carnival patrons and the general public to be safe and secure during this carnival season. The advisory comes from Medical Officer...

PM: SJH Construction One of The ‘Most Important Projects In History Of Saint Lucia’

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has described the construction of St Jude Hospital (SJH) as one of the most important projects in the history of this country. In a post on...

6 people dead, almost 300 infected as China confirms Wuhan virus can be spread...

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Hong Kong (CNN) Officials in China are racing to contain the spread of a new virus that has left at least six people dead and sickened almost 300, after it...
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Second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the US identified in Chicago

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CNN - A second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Chicago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in a...