St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew arrived in New York to represent St Kitts and Nevis at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly. He visited the country via American Airlines yesterday (September 21, 2023).
The 78th UNGA, which is taking place in New York, will feature three High-Level Meetings in the health sector. The discussion of the meeting will revolve around the health sector and the ways to benefit the medical field across the globe.
The meetings will serve as a platform for world leaders to focus on the health of the citizens and make it a significant political agenda. Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew will also reiterate his commitment and showcase his agendas and ideas for the development of the health sector in St Kitts and Nevis.
The three high level meetings will also shed light on the ways of ending tuberculosis (TB), delivering universal health coverage (UHC) and strengthening pandemic prevention preparedness and response.
Additionally, Primary Health Care will also become the focus point of the United National General Assembly. The attendees will talk about resiliency in the health sector and outline ways of ensuring the development of health care systems that are accessible to all.
St Kitts and Nevis Health Care Sector
In a recent interview, Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew announced that St Kitts and Nevis will celebrate 2023 Global Week of Action on Non-Communicable Diseases. He said that the ways will be outlined during the week.
The government will take strategic actions to combat the diseases and prevent their prevalence after creating awareness among people.
Earlier, PM Terrance Drew also launched the proper treatment for kidney failure. He said that the government is on the drive to fulfil the agenda of a sustainable island state and provide accessibility of the resources to every citizen of St Kitts and Nevis.
He said that the health sector is their top priority and will make people facilitate with the modern facilities of medical.