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Saint Lucia To Vet Medical Staff On Visiting US Hospital Ship

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has given the assurance that all visiting medical staff participating in a free medical mission here will be vetted as per legal requirements...

Drug Mix-up In Spain Gives Children ‘Werewolf’ Symptoms

A number of children in Spain have had abnormal hair growth similar to "werewolf syndrome" after receiving incorrect medication, officials say. Seventeen cases have been reported in Cantabria, Valencia and...
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Disruption In Urgent Care At Dennery Hospital

The Department of Health and Wellness has announced that the Urgent Care unit at the Dennery Hospital will be closed during the period Monday, August 26 to Thursday, September...

Health Minister Recounts Delays She Experienced In Getting Hospital Treatment

Saint Lucia's Health Minister Mary Isaac has been recounting her experience about six years ago in getting treatment at Victoria Hospital. Isaac spoke against the backdrop of concerns about long...

Saint Lucia ‘Grateful’ For Free Medical Care From US Hospital Ship

Press Release:- The Ministry of Health and Wellness in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs is coordinating a humanitarian mission visit by the United States Naval Ship Comfort from...

US Hospital Ship To Provide Free Medical Services To Saint Lucians

Hundreds of Saint Lucians are expected to benefit from the visit here next month of the United States Naval Hospital Ship Comfort. The hospital vessel will be here from September...

WHO urges Caribbean countries to invest in eliminating hepatitis

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging Caribbean countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis, and...

Mutating HIV Could Make Anti-Viral Drugs Ineffective

Sky News- HIV is mutating and becoming increasingly resistant to current drugs, the World Health Organisation has warned. In a new report, the WHO said all antiretroviral drugs, including newer ones,...

‘Ear Tickle’ Therapy Could Help Slow Ageing

Sky News:- Getting a tickle behind the ear is not just good for a giggle, it could slow down one of the effects of ageing. Scientists have developed a short daily...

Barbados To Recruit Nurses From Ghana

Barbados Nation:- A six-member team will leave Barbados next month to start the recruitment of nurses in Ghana. But before that happens, every effort is being made to ensure that all...