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Friday, October 19, 2018

Breast Feeding Week highlights ‘The Foundation for Life’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry Health views ‘Breast Feeding Week’ as a time to remind the public about the values of breastfeeding, the...

Senator Phipps commemorates Sept. 3-7 ‘Breastfeeding Week’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Sept. 3 to 7 Breastfeeding Week will feature a week of activities recognized under the theme, “Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life,”...

Caribbean Wellness Week 2018 focuses on ‘Maintaining a Healthy Workforce Through...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- With 83 percent of deaths in the Federation attributed to Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), the Ministry of Health has planned a...

Workshops teach technicians to identify genetically modified events

Basseterre, St. Kitts -- Lab technicians and personnel in agriculture, environmental health and environment fields recently participated in a workshop aimed at developing the...

Government Plans to Tackle Non-Communicable Disease

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is embarking on a plan to tackle Non Communicable Diseases( NCDs) through improvements in community based healthcare,...

State of the art medical clinic officially launches in Nevis

“The envy of the Caribbean,” is how Junior Health Minister Hazel Brandy-Williams termed the state of the art medical clinic Rejunoviva which officially launched...

Women encouraged to get free pap smear cancer screening

The Ministry of Health/ Health Promotion Unit are currently encouraging all sexually active women or those with a cervical cancer history...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: University of Virginia Partners with the Ministry...

As part of Cervical Cancer Awareness month, celebrated in January, the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs have again partnered with the University of...

Patients encouraged to “follow-up” post prostate screening

Nearly 600 Nevisian and Kittitian men turned up Saturday (January 13) for the 11th annual free prostate screen at Occasions at Pinney and they...

How much do you actually know about Blood Donation?

Introduction: Blood donation is the process of drawing 450mL of whole blood from a healthy person for the purposes of transfusing blood products into a...

St. Kitts And Nevis Boasts A Long History Of Vaccination

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2017 (SKNIS): “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has a long and positive history of health promotion and preservation...

The Importance of Co-Parenting; and How to make it work.

Becoming a parent is considered one of life’s most cheerful moments, one in which our hearts and minds are filled with love and endless...

Public urged to help prevent spread of Gastroenteritis

Press Release NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 24, 2017) -- Medical Officer of Health on Nevis Dr. Judy Nisbett, says there has been an increase in...

Making Healthy Choices for the Holidays

The Holiday season is filled with family, revelling, worship and food, however, it’s also the time of year when we break almost all the...

Making Healthy Choices for the Holidays

The Holiday season is filled with family, revelling, worship and food, however, it’s also the time of year when we break almost all the...

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

Zika in SKN was Inevitable says Health Official

By Loshaun Dixon Basseterre, St. Kitts-The presence of the Zika virus in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis was inevitable because of travel in...

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Association of St Kitts-Nevis

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative brain syndrome that affects memory, thinking and behavior. The main risk factor for the disease is age. Persons...

JLPS School Meals Program Initiated New cafeteria opens, 124 students...

By Monique Washington Smiling faces, hot food and happy students were all at the official opening of the Joycelyn Liburd Primary School (JLPS) cafeteria on...

Ministry of Health on Nevis gives update on Zika Virus Disease

Press Release: NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 07, 2016) -- The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA),...

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