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St Lucia : New initiative to address climate change

Saint Lucia will launch an initiative that will focus on the climate change concerns of the Caribbean. Saint Lucia`s Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Sen. Hon. Dr. James Fletcher, will later this month convene a regional meeting […]

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St Lucia offers new services to tackle mental health issues

The Government of Saint Lucia has increased the availability of counseling, suicide and home help services says the Government. In response to an increase in mental health issues, the

St Lucia MOH controlling vector disease

The Ministry of Health in St. Lucia is hoping to lessen the spread of vector-borne diseases through behavior change and community involvement. The Ministry of Health is encouraging the

HCC fights Cancer with Advocacy

The Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) in partnership with the Sint. Maarten Ministry of Public Health Social Development And Labour - Collective Prevention Services, for members of various Caribbean

Scores of Caribbean children hospitalized after Charlie Charlie Challenge

Described as “demonic”, “spooky”, “weird” among other things, the Charlie Charlie Challenge has left scores of children hospitalized around the Caribbean. According to numerous reports, pastors had to

St Lucia- Ministry of Health to expand vaccination coverage

Despite excellent vaccination coverage for babies, data shows a 60 – 80 percent administration of the MMR 2 vaccine for toddlers and infants. The Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human

17 million Caribbean people to benefit from CARPHA and Mexico MOU

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ministry of health of the United Mexican States, through the Federal Commission

OECS plans to be the best in regional health care

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s hosted an important meeting involving key decision makers and Ministers of Health from across the region. It was chaired by Director

St Lucia Ministry of Health steps up HIV/AIDS testing

Health Minister Alvina Reynold said that St Lucia will be stepping up its HIV/AIDS public education campaign with a view to getting more people to get tested for

St. Lucia bans poultry imports from UK

Out of an abundance of caution, the St. Lucia Ministry of Agriculture has placed a temporary ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from the UK

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