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CIBC FirstCaribbean Supports Neuromovement

Press Release:-CASTRIES, St. Lucia, November 17th 2016 – CIBC FirstCaribbean has pledged to support the Cerebral Palsy Association of St. Lucia in providing Neuromovement therapy to a young child...

Diabetes moonlight walk

Press Release:-Walking in the moonlight is something lovers do quite regularly and that was the intention of the St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA)  when they organized this...
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Antigua: Doctors warn against abuse of antibiotics

Antigua Observer:-Three medical professionals have alerted physicians and farmers in Antigua & Barbuda of the need to regulate the use of anti-microbial drugs as part of a global effort...

Caribbean, Americas measles free

Press Release:- The Caribbean, and countries of the Americas, are first in the world to be declared free of local measles transmission. This historic announcement was recently made by the International...

PAHO assists with Zika Protocols

Press Release:-The Ministry of Health and Wellness continue to receive assistance from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to strengthen and implement protocols in relation to Zika Virus and...

Diabetes Awareness Month 2016

Press Release:-November is here and this is the month where much emphasis is placed on the awareness and prevention of  diabetes, the dreaded disease which affects a significant number...

Victoria Hospital gets high-tech ventilator

Press Release:-Clients of the Victoria Hospital are now benefiting from the donation of a hi-tech German made, mechanical ventilator, donated by Mr. Malek El Sayed, the Honorary Consul for...
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Caribbean Countries Receive US$8 Million to Reduce Health Risks from Toxic Chemicals

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  5 November, 2016.  Exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing can severely damage a person’s health. ...
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SLBWA launches Diabetic Retinopathy programme for Diabetes Awareness Month

This year the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) commemorates the observance of Diabetes Awareness Month by taking the opportunity to launch the much awaited public awareness campaign for...

OECS Commission Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Press Release:-Friday, October 21, 2016 — The OECS Commission has joined thousands or organizations globally in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to highlight the importance of early detection,...