Health

Disruption In Service At Canaries Wellness Centre

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness wishes to inform the public that the services at the Canaries Wellness Centre will be suspended from Monday, December 9 to Thursday, December 12, 2019 in order to undergo mold treatment. Therefore, residents are kindly...

Funding For OECS Regional Health Project

Press Release:- Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Hon. Allen Chastanet, went before Parliament on Tuesday to seek approval for the Government of Saint Lucia to borrow USD$6 million from...

PM Says National Health Insurance ‘Critical’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, describing national health insurance as critical to Saint Lucia, has disclosed that his administration is continuing to work towards its introduction  with the assistance of the World Bank. "Though we are in the process of improving...

Consultants To Assist With Hospital Transition

by Fernelle Neptune - Ministry of Health The Board of Directors of the Millennium Heights Medical Complex recently engaged the advisory and technical services of consultants, Narayana Health to assist with the transition from the Victoria Hospital to the Owen...

Saint Lucia Opens Mosquito Insectary

Efforts to strengthen surveillance of vector borne diseases to ensure a safer Saint Lucia are in progress as the Division of Environmental Health recently opened its first ever mosquito insectary at the Union Orchid Garden, the Ministry of Health...

Health Minister Attends Global Fund Board Meeting

Press Release:- Saint Lucia’s Minister for Health and Wellness and Board Member for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Constituency of the Global Fund Board Senator, the Honorable Mary Isaac recently attended the 42nd Board Meeting of the Global...

Sandals Team Members Receive On The Job Health Care

Press Release:- Sandals Grande Saint Lucian Spa and Beach Resort recently hosted a health fair for all team members, an ongoing initiative to help the staff maintain a proper level of health and wellbeing.  Managing Director Mr. Winston Anderson said Sandals...

PM: SJH Construction One of The ‘Most Important Projects In History Of Saint Lucia’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has described the construction of St Jude Hospital (SJH) as one of the most important projects in the history of this country. In a post on his official Facebook page Wednesday, Chastanet observed that just this...

Ministry Of Health Advocates Serology Testing Form Pregnant Women

Press Release:-  All pregnant women must have serology testing during pregnancy.  Ideally, this should take place twice during their pregnancy – within the first 3 months and within the last 3 months. Serology testing involves taking a blood sample to test...

PM Says Over 100 Workers Currently Employed On SJH Reconstruction

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced that currently, over 100 workers are employed on the St Jude Hospital (SJH) reconstruction, and the numbers will increase as the project progresses. Chastanet made the announcement on his official Facebook page on Thursday. Earlier,...

NWU Demands National Health Programme In Letter To PM

Saint Lucia's National Workers Union (NWU) has demanded in a letter to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet that the government move swiftly to establish what the union described as a much needed National Health Programme, that would initially take care...

Port health surveillance training

The Department of Health and Wellness continues to strengthen its public health surveillance systems through capacity-building training programs for workers at the ports and airports. A recent port health surveillance training program aimed to build the capacity of participants to...

PM Promises No Shortcuts In Delivering Quality, Affordable Health Care

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has said that his administration is taking no shortcuts in the quest to deliver quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to every Saint Lucian. Chastanet made the disclosure while announcing that the people of Micoud North will...

Saint Lucia Schools Report Cases Of Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness has received reports of cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease from some of the schools on island. Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is a contagious viral illness. It is common in infants...

Suspension of Services At Vieux Fort Wellness Center

Press Release:- The Vieux Fort Wellness Center has been closed for retrofitting works from Thursday, December 6, 2018, under the SMART Health Facilities project, towards safer, greener and more sustainable facilities. Retrofitting works are complete and services will re-commence on...

Starkey Foundation To Distribute Free Hearing Aids

Press Release:-  The Starkey Hearing Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Health & Wellness will be hosting the third National Hearing Mission on Sunday, October 13 and Monday, October 14, 2019 at the National Cultural Center from 8...

Over 4,000 Saint Lucians Benefit From Visit Of US Hospital Ship

Press Release:- The Department of Health & Wellness is pleased to inform that the United States Naval Ship USNS Comfort Medical Mission held from Monday, September 23 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019 was a success. Clinics were held for six (6)...

Medical Clinics Recommence

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness informs the general public that as a result of sea swells and the risk of travel for the United States Naval Ship medical team to shore on Sunday, Sep. 29, the medical...

PM Visits US Navy Hospital Ship

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Tuesday morning paid a visit to the US Naval Hospital ship 'Comfort' on the eve of its departure from Saint Lucia. He was accompanied Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Guy...

PM Expresses Gratitude For Visit Of US Hospital Ship

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Tuesday expressed gratitude on behalf of the government and people of Saint Lucia for the visit here of the US Navy hospital ship 'Comfort'. "I want to immensely thank the team from the USNS Comfort and...

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