Category : Health

by Staff - 1 week ago

One day, AIDS will be history

One day, AIDS will be history Let us envision that future as we commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1. From that moment on, millions of people will remain healthy and alive every year to take care of their families, work and build their communitie...

by Staff - 1 week ago

SLDHA donates insulin to Dominica

Press Release:-The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association has received a donation of insulin from Tenacia Global out of the United States. The insulin will be delivered to persons living with diabetes in Dominica.  The Ministry of Health and...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Vector control training for Environmental Health Department

GIS: Government, PAHO Collaborate in the Fight Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases. The Ministry of Health and Wellness recently held a three-day training workshop for Vector Control Officers on the use, maintenance and repair of thermal foggers. The wor...

by Staff - 1 week ago

UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

(AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis....

by Staff - 1 week ago

Ministry of Health welcomes medical interns

GIS: A Total of 24 Medical Interns have been Placed at the St. Jude and Victoria Hospitals. The Ministry of Health, on Nov. 24, held an orientation program for medical interns from Taiwan, Cuba, the University of the West Indies and Spartan Health Se...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

People Don’t Fear HIV; They Fear the Stigma Behind It

People Don’t Fear HIV; They Fear the Stigma Behind It One in a series of stories written by the 2017 U.S. Conference on AIDS Social Media Fellows. You sit in the cold, hard, metal chair fidgeting with your thumbs, heart racing nonstop because you are...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Prostate cancer: It’s not one size fits all

One in 10 males shall be recognized with prostate most cancers, however not all would require the identical sort of remedy. Together with nutritious diet and train, common screening is a option to decide to your general long-term well being. Listed h...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Two new cases of Leptospirosis recorded

Press Release:-As of the last report dated November 1, 2017, two additional case of Leptospirosis has been confirmed. While this may suggest a decrease in the upward trend noted before, overall cases are still higher than that observed in the last th...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Guy: SLP playing cheap politics with SJH

Guy Joseph, Saint Lucia’s Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, has accused the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) of playing cheap politics with St Jude Hospital, (SJH). Joseph spoke in the a...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Civilians charged with ensuring road safety

GIS: Roads are Essential to our Everyday Lives. Nissa Paul Alexander, Transport Officer within the Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation, has stated that the onus of ensuring a safe road network throughout the country, is a...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Road Safety Month observed in November

GIS: Road Traffic Accidents Account for More Than One Million Fatalities Worldwide. Road Safety Awareness Month is being recognised in the month of November, in Saint Lucia. Nissa Paul-Alexander, Transport Officer within the Department of Economic De...