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Fiesta Corn Recalled in St. Lucia & Other Countries

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of over 64,000 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing....

Health advisory issued for Carnival

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...

Saint Lucia Strengthens Vision Care Services

Vision care in Saint Lucia is expected to be improved as a result of a visit by a team from the Frimley Park Hospital UK, the Ministry of Health...
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Jamaica Records Six Suspected Dengue-Related Deaths

Jamaica has recorded six suspected dengue related deaths, the Jamaica Observer has reported, quoting the country's Ministry of Health. At the same time, there have been 570 suspected cases of...

Bank of Saint Lucia Observes Diabetes Awareness Month

Press Release:-   In observance of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, Bank of Saint Lucia embarked on a series of initiatives aimed at sensitizing employees on the prevention, management and ultimately...

WHO removes Caribbean from Zika virus classification

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed its Zika virus country classification scheme from countries in the region. The scheme had categorized most of the Caribbean...
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Caribbean Countries Receive US$8 Million to Reduce Health Risks from Toxic Chemicals

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  5 November, 2016.  Exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing can severely damage a person’s health. ...

Boy’s squeaky cough caused by whistle stuck in his throat

Fox News:-  One four-year-old boy in India is coughing normally again, after doctors revealed that a toy whistle that became lodged in his throat has since been removed. On August 8, The...

OECS and CGSS of Guadeloupe Sign Cooperation Agreement on Healthcare

OECS Media Statement:  Thursday, August 23, 2018 — Efforts to facilitate the ease of access to medical care in the French Departments of the Eastern Caribbean for nationals...

PM Signs Agreement To Strengthen Public Health Care

An agreement to strengthen public health care was signed recently with the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. "We anticipate that this project will...