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2000 local students for disease survey

A schistosomiasis disease survey will be conducted in Saint Lucia beginning the week of April 24, 2017, among 2000 students the Ministry of Health has announced. Schistosomiasis, also known as...

Saint Lucia on guard against yellow fever threat

The Chief Executive Officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Noorani Azeez, has not ruled out a travel ban as six countries in South America report...
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Services needed for Owen King EU hospital

The government invites expressions of interest for the provision of services to Saint Lucia medical facilities. The Government of Saint Lucia, acting through the Ministry of Health and Wellness, is...
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Weight loss by overcoming your desires and following the Paleo Diet Plan

(Article by Gracy Liura) Saying “I want to lose weight” is easy, however, those who wish to lose weight tend to forget that words alone cannot make you cut...

Barbados: Ban on soft drinks in school?

Barbados could follow in the footsteps of Trinidad and Tobago in banning the sale and promotion of sweet drinks at schools across the island, Barbados Today has reported. The Trinidad...

CARPHA: Food-borne ailments on the rise

Press Release:-Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  24th March, 2017.  Every year, thousands of people in the Caribbean experience food-borne illnesses, after exposure to contaminated food or drink. Persons affected...

Grace Kennedy statement on Brazil meat

Press Release:-Stemming from an investigation by Brazilian authorities a ban has been placed locally on the sale and importation of all beef products from Brazil. Reports indicate that the...

Antigua implements Brazil meat ban

Antigua & Barbuda has followed the lead of Saint Lucia and other countries in the region in banning Brazilian meat products and chicken. The decision was made yesterday by cabinet. In...
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Saint Lucians urged to stop eating Brazil corned beef

Press Release:-Following a series of media reports regarding the sale of unwholesome meats and meat products from Brazil, the Government of Saint Lucia on March 21, 2017 requested and...
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Regional Experts Lay Groundwork for Unified Response to Vector-Borne Diseases

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 16th March 2017.  “Although Dengue has been in the Region for years, with the introduction of Chikungunya in 2013 and now Zika, vector-borne...