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St. Lucia issues health warning for Carnival revellers

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jul 15, CMC – A warning for Carnival revellers in St. Lucia. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding you that it has noticed an increase in sexually transmitted diseases and road-traffic injuries during the Carnival season that ends on Tuesday with the traditional street jump up.
  • Published in Health

Removal of Donor Funding Puts Health Achievements at Risk

Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says the removal of donor funding for health programmes puts the current achievements at risk of reversal. He said in this regard several factors apart from countries’ National Income should be considered when determining whether donor funding is provided to assist with the public health sector.
  • Published in Health

Cut cancer deaths in half by daily walks says study

LONDON, England, Wednesday September 3, 2014 – The old adage says  ‘an apple a day will keep the doctor away.’  However a new study is showing that walking a mile a day can keep the deadly cancer at bay.
  • Published in Health

UHWI Gets Fully Equipped Ambulance From Turkey

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) has received a fully equipped ambulance from the Government of Turkey. The unit was handed over recently, during a ceremony held on the grounds of the hospital.
  • Published in Health
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