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Saint Lucians Urged To Get Vaccinated Against Measles

The Department of Health and Wellness is calling on Saint Lucians to review their immunization status and  get vaccinated against measles. Although this country has not seen a case of...

Two Die After Pigeon Droppings Infections At Glasgow Hospital

Two patients have died after contracting a fungal infection linked to pigeon droppings at a Glasgow hospital, Sky News has reported. According to Sky News, Health officials are investigating the...

Canaries Raises Funds For Ambulance

The Saint Lucia Social Development Fund (SSDF), and the Canaries-UK Association are raising funds to get an ambulance for the community of Canaries. The target is at least $120,000, an...
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Ministry Of Health Steps Up Measures To Combat Dengue Fever

The Ministry of Health here is stepping up measures to combat dengue fever, amid reports of a slight increase in dengue cases in 2018. "For the year 2018, we did...

Principal Nursing Officer Says HPV Vaccine Safe

Principal Nursing Officer (PNO), Julietta Cassius, has responded to public concerns over the planned administering of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to children. The Ministry of Health expects to begin...

Mondesir Urges Health Minister To Go Undercover To Victoria Hospital

Former Health Minister, Doctor Keith Mondesir, has urged the current Minister of Health, Mary Isaac, to go undercover to Victoria Hospital to witness first hand what persons have to...

Massive Cancer Prevention Initiative For Saint Lucia Schools

The Ministry of Health plans to launch a major cancer prevention initiative later this month among Grade Six Students. The initiative is being preceded by an education campaign. The plan is...
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PM Says Commitment To Delivering Affordable, Quality Health Care Advancing Well

Describing health care as a critical issue for this country, Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet has said that his administration’s commitment to delivering affordable, quality health care is advancing well. In...

Hundreds Fall Sick On Royal Caribbean Ship

The Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship cut short its journey short after 475 passengers and crew members were infected with a norovirus, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced...

Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Available At Vieux Fort Clinic

The Department of Health and Wellness has announced that as of January 15,  2019, Saint Lucians will be able to access services every Tuesday at the Sexual and Reproductive...