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Health Gains At The IX Summit Of The Americas

The need to strengthen health systems post-pandemic gained momentum with the adoption on Friday of the Action Plan on Health and Resilience at the IX Summit of the Americas. As the health...

Saint Lucia Records 16 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Thursday June 16, 2022 confirms a total of 16 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 15, 2022 from...

WHO To Consider If To Declare Monkeypox An ‘Emergency of International Concern’

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee has been convened due to the spread of the Monkeypox virus to 32...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Schools Benefit From Hand Hygiene Education

The Ministry of Health remains committed to ensuring that children are provided with information on hand hygiene to prevent the spread of germs and ensure they remain healthy. As a result, it...

Saint Lucia Records 59 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Wednesday June 15, 2022 confirms a total of 59 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday June 14, 2022 from...

COVID-19: Americas Urged To Redouble Efforts To Meet 70% Vaccination Target

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas for the eighth week running, PAHO Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries to increase efforts towards achieving the World Health...

UN Official Urges Stepped Up Efforts To End AIDS Pandemic By 2030

To end AIDS, beat COVID-19 and “stop the pandemics of the future”, the world needs to ensure global access to lifesaving health technologies, the UN Chef de Cabinet has told a...

Saint Lucia Records 45 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Tuesday June 14, 2022 The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 45 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday June 13, 2022 from...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Updates COVID-19 Results Notification Amid 6th Wave

The Ministry of Health has updated the protocols for notification of confirmed COVID-19 cases, now requiring people who visit a respiratory clinic or private facility for testing to provide some additional...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Five More Deaths

Today Monday June 13, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 20 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Sunday June 12, 2022 from...

Saint Lucia Records 26 New COVID-19 Cases

On Sunday June 12, 2022 The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirmed 26 new cases of COVID-19. The samples were processed on Saturday June 11, 2022 from a total of...

Guyana Administers COVID-19 Vaccines To Children Aged 5-11 Years

Parents of children ages 5-11 years, on Saturday took the opportunity to get their children vaccinated, as the Ministry of Health began its vaccination campaign for children in this age cohort. Guyana,...

Saint Lucia Records 85 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs late Saturday June 11, 2022 confirms a total of 85 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday June 10, 2022 from...

CARPHA: No Confirmed Monkeypox Cases In Caribbean

According to the latest report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the count of confirmed cases of Monkeypox has passed 700 across Europe, Australia, North America, South America, and the Middle...

PAHO Director Urges Greater Spending In Health In Aftermath Of COVID-19

At an event bringing together US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Economy and Health from the region, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa...

Saint Lucia Records 77 New COVID-19 Cases

On Friday, the Ministry of Health, Wellness, and Elderly Affairs confirmed 77 new cases of COVID-19 from 264 samples processed the previous day. The samples were collected from June 7, 2022, to...

Saint Lucia Records 60 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Thursday June 9, 2022 confirms a total of 60 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 8, 2022 from...

Vector Awareness Sensitisation Continues In South Of Saint Lucia

The Environmental Health Division within the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs continues its sensitisation on vector control in the south of the island. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune: https://youtu.be/rJbKmAAzusA   Source:...

WATCH: CMO Provides Update On General Health Issues

On Wednesday, Saint Lucia's Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, provided an update on general health issues, including the situation with COVID-19 and the increased risk of vector-borne diseases in...

Saint Lucia Records 66 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Wednesday June 8, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 66 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday June 7, 2022 from...

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