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PM Terrance Drew announces procurement of 15 dialysis machines at JNF hospital

Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew announced the procurement of 15 dialysis machines to enhance the operations at the Joseph N France General Hospital of St Kitts and Nevis on Friday

St Kitts and Nevis: Health Ministry extends opening hours of blood bank at JNF hospital  

The opening hours of the blood bank at the JNF General Hospital have increased from 8 am to 4 pm every day, Monday to Friday, aiming to foster greater community involvement in blood donation.

Guyana: Ministry of Health hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and Mini Health Fair

The Ministry of Health, Health Sciences Education division on Friday hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and Mini Health Fair at the Nurses Annex, located in Kingston, Georgetown in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Saint Lucia shares guidelines on medicines and prescription

Medicines are helpful in the treatment of diseases and the improvement of health. Although medicines make you feel better, it is important to know that all medicines have risks as well as benefits

Saint Lucia: PAHO hosts infection prevention and control workshop

Efforts at strengthening the health care system in relation to infection prevention and control (IPC) are underway following a five-day training workshop hosted by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO).

Jamaica announces second COVID booster dose for vulnerable groups

An additional booster dose will offer protection from infection and severe outcomes associated with COVID-19, particularly to members of the highest risk group.

Guyana: Anti-Stigma Sensitivity Training conduct with nurses’ health facilities in Region 3

The National AIDS Programme Secretariat continues to address critical enablers that impede access to health services by persons living with HIV (PLHIV), and the key and other vulnerable groups by conducting a two-day training to address Stigma and Discrimination with Nurses attached to health facilities in Region 3 (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara)

Guyana: Ministry of Health hosts inaugural workshop on clubfoot treatment

This activity was made possible through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Health and Miracle Feet that will facilitate this and similar activities over a three (3) years period.

St Kitts and Nevis implements new COVID travel protocols, drops quarantine measure

The Ministry of Tourism of St Kitts and Nevis announced new restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic for travellers. The COVID-19 protocols came into effect on Monday, August 15, 2022

Saint Lucia: PAHO presents six laptops to Health Ministry in handover ceremony

Country Program Specialist for PAHO Reynold Hewitt says his organization is pleased to make this contribution to the ministry which will assist in the surveillance of diseases.

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