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St. Lucia Open To Exploring Opportunities With Health City

Leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands has been credited by St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet with raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean. Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands this month […]

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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

Doctor who was raped while on holiday in St Lucia believes her attacker will never be caught

Mother-of-two Georgina Mortimer had booked a 10-day stay on the Caribbean island in February last year with an all-female sailing school. But on the second night of her trip,

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

OECS health unit addresses regional concerns on yellow fever

CASTRIES, St Lucia - In light of the recent wave of yellow fever cases in the region, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Health Unit convened a

Trinidadian investor to submit proposal to reopen Forensic Lab

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has disclosed that a Trinidadian-based company is looking to assist government with reopening the Forensic Lab. While the minster did not disclose the name

St Lucia: MoH says Zika virus not officially called an STD

Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George clarified, that though sexual intercourse has been proven to be a mode of transmission for the Zika Virus, the main mode

Four zika cases confirmed in Bahamas; 26 pregnant women tested positive in St Lucia

Health officials in The Bahamas said on Monday that four cases of zika infection in total have been confirmed on New Providence. Officials said there are 83 suspected

Raped British Doctor Sues Tour Company and St Lucia Villa Owner

A British doctor has told how she was brutally raped during a sailing vacation in St Lucia and then asked to keep quiet about it and offered a

USVI reports two new cases of zika; St Lucia reports eight total

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health has reported two new cases of zika in the territory. According to the weekly zika surveillance report, the total number

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