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New Tropical Storm Forms Behind Hurricane Irma

FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday September 5, 2017 – Even as the Leeward Islands prepares for the impact of a dangerous Category 5 Hurricane Irma, the 10th tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic season has formed and based on current projections, […]

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Future St Kitts-Nevis vaccine trials will follow FDA guidelines

The herpes vaccine company, whose offshore trial in St Kitts and Nevis sparked an ethics backlash, has promised that future testing will follow US Food and Drug Administration

St Kitts-Nevis to become first in OECS and CARICOM to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- St Kitts and Nevis is expected to become the first country in the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Health Facilities in Seven Caribbean Countries to be Made Disaster Resistant

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has selected 16 hospitals and health centers in seven Caribbean countries to make them safer, greener and more resilient to natural disasters. It’s

SKN: Mental Health Center To Be Fully Operational In April

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 14, 2017 (SKNIS): The Mental Health Day Treatment Center is expected to be fully operational in April 2017, after a number of security upgrades

SKN: Alexandra Hospital to issue computerised Health Information cards from January 30th

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 26, 2017) — The Alexandra Hospital, the main health facility on Nevis, will move closer to offering optimal service, when it begins issuing computerised

Nevis records first zika case

Last week, the ministry of health on Nevis was informed by the Caribbean Health Agency (CARPHA) of the first laboratory confirmed case of zika virus disease on Nevis.

Over 200 suspected zika cases in St Kitts-Nevis, says chief medical officer

There are over 200 suspected cases of the zika virus in St Kitts and Nevis, says the newly appointed acting chief medical officer Dr Hazel Laws. “To date

CDC issues zika travel alert for St Kitts-Nevis

Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Monday issued a zika virus travel notice for St Kitts

St Kitts-Nevis reports first three cases of zika

The ministry of health in St Kitts and Nevis, via the office of the chief medical officer (CMO), has officially announced receipt of confirmation from the Caribbean Public

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