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Social Media Linked To Rise In Teen Mental Health Disorders

NBC News:- Mental health issues have risen significantly over the last decade and the rise of digital media may be one reason why, according to  a national survey released Thursday. The...
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Kidney Failure Afflicting Young Children In Barbados

Barbados Today:-  A kidney specialist has revealed that children as young as eight are suffering from genetic kidney disease while adults in the 20-30 age group are suffering from kidney...

Saint Lucia Celebrates World Glaucoma Week

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Glaucoma Week, 10-16 March 2019. SLBWA cannot put enough emphasis on being...

Free Sanitary Products For Secondary Schools In England

Sky News:-  The government will pledge to provide free sanitary products at all secondary schools in England, according to a campaign group. Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce the funds...

Misadministration Of Drugs Blamed For Deaths Of Kids In Guyana

Guyana Chronicle:-  THE Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Friday said that the deaths of three children at the institution recently were caused by the misadministration of a drug given...

SLP Says Recent Government Decisions On Healthcare Intensify Suffering

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has accused the government of 'callous actions' in respect of health care in Saint Lucia. The accusation came in a statement Wednesday by...

Second HIV Remission Patient Rekindles Hope Of Cure

PARIS, France (AFP)— For just the second time ever an HIV patient is in sustained remission from the virus in what was hailed by experts Tuesday as proof that...

Saint Lucia Raises Alert Regarding Dengue Fever

The Ministry of Health wishes to raise the alert once more with regard to dengue fever, Chief Medical Officer, Doctor Merlene Fredericks, has said. She noted that at this point,...

Guyana: Newborn Sent Home With Cast On Leg

Stabroek News:-  A Canje family told by doctors attached to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital that their child was born with a deformed leg, is calling them out on the...

Diabetic Retinopathy Programme Continues

Press Release:-  A team from the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust recently visited Saint Lucia to review the work undertaken through the Diabetic Retinopathy program. Communications Officer of the Trust, Samantha...