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Bank of Saint Lucia Observes Diabetes Awareness Month

Press Release:-   In observance of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, Bank of Saint Lucia embarked on a series of initiatives aimed at sensitizing employees on the prevention, management and ultimately...

PM Signs Agreement To Strengthen Public Health Care

An agreement to strengthen public health care was signed recently with the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. "We anticipate that this project will...
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Temporary Relocation Of Services At Castries Wellness Centre

Press Release:-  The public is advised that effective Tuesday, Nov. 27, all medical services at the Castries Wellness Centre will be temporarily suspended to facilitate maintenance activities. Services are scheduled...
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Barbados A Fit Medical Hub

Barbados Today:-  The Pan-American Health Organization Director Dr Carissa Etienne believes that Barbados should be a centre for sub-regional health care owing to the small sizes of economies of Eastern...

OECS Strengthens Support For Persons Living With HIV, TB

Press Release:-  Efforts at developing a framework to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support for persons living with HIV and TB, their partners, families and caregivers are ongoing as a...

Massy Stores Pulls Romaine Lettuce From Shelves

Massy Stores has withdrawn all types of romaine lettuce from their supermarket shelves, Saint Lucia Times has been reliably informed. The action came as the United States Centres for Disease...

CMO Urges More Family Support For Diabetics

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Doctor Merlene Fredericks has emphasised the importance of families encouraging and providing support to persons who are diagnosed with diabetes. The CMO cited the example of...

SLP Says Health Care Crisis Worsening

Press Release:-  STATEMENT BY HON MOSES JN BAPTISTE, PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE FOR VIEUX FORT NORTH.SLP SPOKESMAN FOR HEALTH, AGRICULTURE, FOOD PRODUCTION AND FISHERIES ON THE HEALTHCARE SITUATION IN SAINT LUCIA AT THE SAINT LUCIA...

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

GENEVA (AFP) - The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving the emergence of...

VH: Patient, Staff Safety Not Compromised In Ceiling Collapse

The Acting Executive Director of Victoria Hospital, Brenda Calixte, has said that patient and staff safety was not compromised when a ceiling at the medical facility collapsed on Saturday. In...