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Saint Lucia Records 26 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Saturday June 25, 2022 received confirmation of a total of 26 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday June 24, 2022...

CARPHA Gets Support To Strengthen Its COVID-19 Pandemic Response

CARICOM Member States are poised to benefit from a fund to strengthen health systems to prevent, control and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and other emerging and re-emerging threats. The fund will also support...

Saint Lucia Records 26 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Friday June 24, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 26 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Thursday June 23, 2022 from...

WHO Chief Says Global Monkeypox Situation ‘Cannot Be Ignored’

Addressing the first meeting of the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee on Thursday over the global Monkeypox outbreak, the WHO chief told members that person-to-person transmission was ongoing, and “likely underestimated”. Members...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Four More Deaths, 30 New Cases

Late Thursday June 23, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 30 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 22, 2022...

PAHO Supports Countries In More Effective Management Of COVID-19 Patients

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is supporting member countries in understanding more about post COVID-19 condition and ways to manage patients more effectively. More than 90,000 cases of acute COVID-19, including...

COVID-19: Saint Lucians Advised To Consider Second Booster For Certain Groups

Saint Lucia's Ministry of Health, Wellness, and Elderly Affairs has advised considering a second COVID-19 booster vaccine for certain high-risk groups. " As COVID-19 continues to evolve and new variants emerge, there...

Saint Lucia Records 39 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Wednesday June 22, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 39 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday June 21, 2022 from...

Saint Lucia Looking To In-Country Testing For Monkeypox

Saint Lucia wants to facilitate in-country testing for monkeypox at the Ezra Long Laboratory at the OKEU Hospital. Currently, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) facilitates testing for countries in the region. Health,...

PAHO Urges Greater Cooperation To Boost Regional Self-Sufficiency In Medicines

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to work together to raise manufacturing capacity and decrease the regional dependence on imports for medicines, vaccines,...

Saint Lucia Records 36 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Tuesday June 21, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 36 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday June 20, 2022 from...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Seeking To Address A Shortage Of Pharmacists

Saint Lucia is seeking to address a demand for pharmacists and health care professionals. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune: https://youtu.be/9ZxK45Uvyuw Source: Ministry of Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs. Headline photo: Courtesy National Cancer...

CARPHA Officials Pay Courtesy Call On Saint Lucia Health Minister

The Management Team of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs Hon. Moses Jn Baptiste. The visit provided an...

Nearly One Billion People Have A Mental Disorder: WHO

Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder, according to latest UN data – a staggering figure that is even more worrying, if you consider that it...

Saint Lucia Records 17 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Monday June 20, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 17 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Sunday June 19, 2022 from...

Saint Lucia Records 12 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Sunday June 19, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 12 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Saturday June 18, 2022 from...

WHO Highlights Urgent Need To Transform Mental Health, Mental Health Care

On Friday the World Health Organization released its largest review of world mental health since the turn of the century. The detailed work provides a blueprint for governments, academics, health professionals, civil...

Saint Lucia Records 29 New COVID-19 Cases

Late Saturday June 18, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 29 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday June 17, 2022...

CARPHA Engages IATA To Boost Infectious Substance Shipping Capacities In CARPHA Member States

From 30 May 2022, CARPHA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) organised a 2 week long Infectious Substance Shippers Training course to strengthen laboratory capacities across the Region. Thirteen participants from 12 CARPHA Member...

Saint Lucia Records 18 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Friday June 17, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 18 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Thursday June 16, 2022...

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