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Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Stem cell research programs and treatments are always controversial; however, St. Kitts and Nevis medical community, researchers, businessmen and government officials recently ignited a fire-storm that endangered at least one medical tourist’s life when the regenerative research program came to […]

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Regenerative Medicine Spurs Health Tourism That Will Yield Economic Benefits For St. Kitts And Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 30, 2016 (SKNIS): Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, assured citizens and residents alike that the Government is

Opposition Leader adamant illegal stem cell research ongoing in St. Kitts

Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas is adamant that despite the denials of senior health officials, stem cell research is taking place in a private ward of the twin-island

St Kitts-Nevis government debunks claims of stem cell project at local hospital

Minister of state with responsibility for health, Wendy Phipps, has dismissed claims made by chief medical officer (CMO) Dr Patrick Martin that he was sent on vacation leave

Region fighting losing battle against zika and other mosquito borne diseases

According to Dr Joy St John, director of surveillance, disease prevention and control at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the region has been “waging a losing battle

Effort underway to open new cancer centre

A new cancer treatment centre is being completed at the northern section of the private ward of the Joseph N. France Hospital as a point of care and

St. Kitts And Nevis Experiencing World Class Vaccination Coverage Rate

Minister of Health, Honourable Eugene Hamilton has described the vaccination coverage rate of St. Kitts and Nevis as “world class” during the last sitting of National Assembly,

Diabetes at epidemic level in St Kitts-Nevis

In St Kitts and Nevis, diabetes is bigger than zika, bigger than HIV/AIDS, says chief medical officer (CMO) Dr Patrick Martin. “We have an epidemic of diabetes in the

SKN averaging 12 new HIV cases per year

Junior Health Minister Hon. Wendy Phipps has revealed that St. Kitts and Nevis has an average of 12 new HIV cases per year. “In 2014 there were 16 cases

St. Kitts-Nevis to introduce HPV vaccine program for pre-teens

The Ministry of Health is proposing to introduce Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the nation’s younger citizens in 2016. HPV is considered the most common sexually transmitted infection, contracted

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