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Saint Lucia lifts ban on Brazil corned beef

A temporary ban imposed on corned beef from Brazil last month has been lifted. The ban was imposed on March 22, 2017, following international concerns relating to the unwholesomeness of meat...
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Ministry of Health to conduct survey to determine prevalence of Snail Fever in communities

The snails that can transmit bilharzia have been spotted in the communities of Babonneau, Micoud and Soufriere. The Ministry of Health and Wellness will undertake a survey, next week, to...
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Ministry of Health to test 2,000 children for schistosomiasis

The survey will sample 2000 school-aged children. The Ministry of Health will conduct a medical survey later this month to test for schistosomiasis, in order to determine whether the disease...
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Health ministry launches campaign under theme “depression: let’s talk”

The year-long global campaign on depression aims to build awareness and encourage persons to seek help. The Ministry of Health and Wellness along with the World Health Organization will be...

Let’s Talk? Saint Lucian Culture and the Expression of Emotion

By Francisca Plummer - Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist: In societies such as ours with a strong tradition of self-silencing, it appears that World Health Organization (WHO) has presented an enormous challenge this World Health...

St. Jude Hospital gets ambulance

Press Release:-St Jude Hospital is the recipient of an ambulance from Caribbean North Charities Foundation; a donor organization based in Toronto, Canada. The ambulance was officially handed over to...
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Gros Islet Polyclinic lengthens operating hours

The increase in operating hours will provide greater access to pharmacy services. The public is hereby informed of the change in the operating hours for the Gros Islet Polyclinic Pharmacy. Previously,...

St Jude Hospital Organizes Health Fair

Press Release:-St Jude Hospital will seek to reach those people at risk for depression and suicide during a one-day health fair to mark World Health Day on April 7,...

Ministry of Health issues heat advisory

Press Release:-The Ministry of Health and Wellness cautions all persons on the need to remain hydrated and avoid direct sunlight as Saint Lucia is currently experiencing increased heat levels. Officials...

SLHTA CEO clarifies yellow fever remarks

The Chief Executive Officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Noorani Azeez, has been clarifying remarks he made in relation to this country's preparedness  in the...