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Sandals Foundation 1000 Smiles Dental Program returns, clinic opens Monday

PRESS RELEASE:-The Sandals Foundation and Great Shape Inc. through its 1000 Smiles program, has returned to Saint Lucia following a successful program in 2015, which reached some 500 people...

Police fight Zika virus

PRESS RELEASE:- On Monday, July 11, 2016 police attached to the Laborie Police Station embarked on a two day health campaign in the community. The police in collaboration with the Environmental...
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Health advisory issued for Carnival

PRESS RELEASE:-The Ministry of Health and Wellness is advising carnival patrons and the general public to be safe and secure during this carnival season. The advisory comes from Medical Officer...

PAHO reminds travelers to get vaccinated

PRESS RELEASE:-Washington, July 12, 2016 (PAHO/WHO) — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is reminding persons who plan to attend the Olympic Games to get vaccinated especially against...

Caribbean College of Surgeons Concludes Successful Annual Conference

PRESS RELEASE:-The Caribbean College of Surgeons recently concluded a successful Annual Conference at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa in Vieux Fort, St Lucia. This conference, held from...
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Productivity High on Mental Wellness Nurses Agenda

There’s a popular saying that goes, “You can’t pour from an empty cup.”  When a cup is empty, no amount of work or wishing could produce a drop out...

Zika virus disease and women of childbearing age

PRESS RELEASE:-Health authorities both nationally and globally continue to maintain efforts to improve the understanding of Zika Virus Disease.   As more persons become infected worldwide, the understanding of the...
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Saint Lucia observes Occupational Safety and Health Week

Press Release - Occupational Safety and Health Week, observed July 4 - 8, will draw attention to work-related stress and its impact. Saint Lucia observes Occupational Safety and Health...
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Zika Virus Disease and Women of Childbearing Age

Health authorities both nationally and globally continue to maintain efforts to improve the understanding of Zika Virus Disease.  As more persons become infected worldwide, the understanding of the disease...

Ministry intensifies surveillance for Zika for pregnant women

PRESS RELEASE:-The Ministry of Health and Wellness has intensified its surveillance for Zika Virus Disease particularly among pregnant women. Scientific evidence has show that not everyone infected with Zika...