Monday, November 19, 2018
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has taking a proactive approach in combating mosquito borne infections at the start of the new academic year, by working in partnership with the Ministry of Education. With Zika being a primary concern...
The Victoria Hospital “Volunteer for Healthcare Program” is designed specifically for students looking for an opportunity to partner with healthcare professionals while supporting patients and families in a healthcare environment. Volunteer positions are available in selected departments at the...
PRESS RELEASE:-The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is holding a workshop to train Caribbean health personnel in the clinical management of severe neurological complications related to Zika virus, such as Guillain-Barré syndrome. Since Zika virus was detected in...
PRESS RELEASE:-Last Tuesday’s weekly Managers’ Cocktail served as the backdrop for yet another cheque donation by Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa to the St Jude Hospital. During last week’s ceremony the Vice President of Hotel Operations, Mr. Karl...
PRESS RELEASE:- The Saint Lucia Alzheimer’s Association  is aimed at providing Brain Health education, empowerment & support to families, communities and the health workforce who live and care for persons with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Angels of the West...
PRESS RELEASE:-Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 26, 2016: Zika blood samples for lab confirmation must be taken and sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) no more than five days from the onset of the first sign and/or...
PRESS RELEASE:-Healthcare professionals received their certificates having completed a seven month long training programme which was conducted by the Ministry of Health and Wellness and funded by the European Union (EU). The programme entitled "Technical Assistance for the Development of...
PRESS RELEASE:- As the Zika Virus Disease outbreak unfolds, the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues heightened surveillance of pregnant women confirmed with Zika Virus Disease. Presently, we are monitoring 26 pregnant women who have tested positive for the Zika Virus...
Demerara Waves:- The widespread use of mobile devices by youths may be depriving youths of opportunities to “offload” their problems in face-to-face communication, making them more vulnerable to suicide, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Karen Boyle said Friday. “The connecting, the...
PRESS RELEASE:- Statistics gathered from the Victoria Hospital over a decade indicate, that Gastro-Intestinal cancers or digestive caners have now surpassed in prevalence, prostate and breast cancer. Gastro-Intestinal Cancers includes cancers of the oesophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, bowel (large intestine...