All posts in Saint Lucia

St Lucia and others impose travel ban regarding Ebola

With immediate effect, the St Lucia Government has imposed a travel ban on persons whose travel originates in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and anyone attempting to enter at their ports will be denied entry. Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago have also […]

Continue Reading...

38 000 new cases of chikungunya, 32 dead

While the Ebola virus rages through West Africa with up to 1 000 deaths to date, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is saying that as many as

Fifteen countries confirm chikungunya disease

Fifteen countries have confirmed the presence of chikungunya disease and these include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Martinique, St

St Lucia hosts Chikungunya education seminars

Local communities respond to government’s call-to-action to eliminate vector-borne diseases by organizing clean up campaigns. The Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations has left no stone

St Lucia reports increase in chikungunya cases

CASTRIES, St Lucia (GIS) -- This week, health officials in Saint Lucia confirmed a total of 12 cases of chikungunya virus infection. Nahum Jn Baptiste, the island's national epidemiologist

St. Lucia bracing itself for possible chikungunya disease

The island of St. Lucia is bracing itself for a possible outbreak in chickungunya should the mosquito-borne disease spread throughout the region. According to health authorities there, the disease

St. Lucia pathologist says all countries should be vigilant of Ebola breakout

Doctor Stephen King, St. Lucia’s government pathologist said that while it is unlikely that the dreaded Ebola virus will surface in the Caribbean, the outbreak in Guinea is

CHART to host regional Training of Trainers Workshop in St. Lucia in February, 2014 in St Lucia

The UWI Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training (CHART) network Regional Coordinating Unit will host a regional Training of Trainers Workshop for persons which will provide training to Health Care

OECS steps in to send medicine to flood ravaged islands

Pharmaceutical companies within the OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) have stepped into to help those islands which suffered major losses and death in the aftermath of the

Husband of former Chief Executive of hospital killed

British visitor Roger Pratt, 62 from Warwickshire, UK died after a vicious attack on his boat recently. It is reported in the press that he was “defending his wife Margaret Pratt”, a former

Powered by WordPress