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COMMENTARY: A Moral Test For Saint Lucia Is Justice In Health Care

By Harvey Cenac Our health care system in Saint Lucia is far from perfect, and therefore worth arguing that our health care services need a major overhaul, much like the...

CMO Says Risk Of Ebola Case In Saint Lucia ‘Extremely Low’

Saint Lucia's Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James, has said that in the Caribbean and Saint Lucia the risk of getting a case of Ebola is extremely low. Last...

PM Has High Hopes For Reconstructed St Jude Hospital

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed the hope that when when completed in 2020, the reconstructed St Jude Hospital will erase the sad memories of the last 10 years...

PM Updates Medical Fraternity On OKEUH

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet met the new executive of the Saint Lucia Medical & Dental Association along with officials from the Ministry of Health & Wellness, to update them...

Haiti Launches Campaign To Vaccinate Children Against Measles

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Haitian Government has announced plans for a major vaccination programme for toddlers against measles, rubella and poliomyelitis. The Ministry of Public Health said that the...

New Report Warns Of Obesity Epidemic In Caribbean & Latin America

PARIS, France (AFP) — Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic while paradoxically the number of people facing food insecurity in the region continues to rise, the OECD...

Pierre: Health Care Will Be Top Priority For Labour Government

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre told a town hall meeting of his Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) that health care will be the number one priority when the party...
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Met Office Issues Alert As Tropical Wave Affects Saint Lucia

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Department has issued an alert, advising Saint Lucians to be on guard against the possibility of flooding, landslides and falling trees as a tropical wave...

Saint Lucia Launches Vaccination Campaign

Saint Lucia has launched a vaccination campaign with the aim of ensuring a vaccine coverage of 95 percent or more in children aged 0 to 5 years, the Ministry...

Nurse Resignations Affecting Saint Lucia Health Care

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Felix St Hill, has disclosed that up to two nurses on average are quitting Saint Lucia's health service every week. And he...