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Health Officials to Share Message of Coronavirus Prevention to Schools and...

St. Kitts and Nevis’ National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is taking the message of prevention against the new coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, directly...

Government Continues to Protect Borders to Safeguard Against Covid-19

As COVID-19, also referred to as the Novel Coronavirus, continues to spread rapidly worldwide, the Government of St. Kitts continues to protect its borders...

Novel Coronavirus Travel Advisory Remains in Effect

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis reminded citizens and residents of a advisory issued Feb. 1 to restrict travel to China until the...

Newly Appointed PAHO/WHO Representative Presents Credentials to Foreign Minister Brantley

Dr. Yitades Gebre, the newly appointed representative of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean countries...

Officials Reviewing Infectious Disease Plan

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Ministry of Health continue to review the Infectious Disease Plan for St. Kitts and Nevis as...

Ministry of Health to Hold Press Conference on Novel Coronavirus Monday

The Federal Ministry of Health, along with key national stakeholders, will hold a press conference Monday at 3 p.m. in the Parliamentary Lounge at...

Government Issues Official Travel Advisory in Response to the Novel Coronavirus

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis Saturday announced a travel advisory to citizens and residents to restrict travel to China until the World...

Nevis Ministry of Health sensitises NASPA personnel on coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Judy Nisbett, Medical Officer of Health in the Ministry of Health on Nevis, said although St. Kitts and Nevis is currently considered at...

Ministry of Health Warns of Risk of Novel Corona Virus Outbreak...

The Ministry of Health released the following information regarding the outbreak of the new coronavirus respiratory infection taking place on the Mainland China. There is...

Ministry of Health Monitoring Novel Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health released the following information Wednesday regarding steps it is taking to address the outbreak of novel coronavirus in China. As of...

JNF General Hospital Now Equipped to Deliver Timely Blood Testing

Services at the Joseph Nathaniel France (JNF) General Hospital are expected to improve thanks to a generous donation of a Drucker Diagnostics device handed...

CMO Dr. Hazel Laws Releases Influenza (Flu) Season Statement

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Hazel Laws in the Ministry of Health released the following statement on the Influenza (Flu) Season Wednesday. We are in...

Minister: Government Approaching Implementation of Universal Healthcare with Caution

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is undertaking careful steps before implementing Universal Healthcare, Minister responsible for National Health Insurance, the Honourable Eugene...

New Studies: Diet, Non-Diet Soft Drinks Shorten Lifespan

(CNN)- Brace yourself, lovers of diet sodas and sugary drinks. It's more bad news and yet another reason to consider ditching your favorite soda...

New Study: No Gay Gene

The largest study of its kind ever conducted has debunked the idea that a single so-called “gay gene” exists, instead suggesting our sexual preferences...

New UK Study: Menopausal HRT Drugs Greatly Increase Breast Cancer Rate

London- Research published in the Lancet has found that women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to mitigate the symptoms of menopause for longer than...

President Bergan Welcomes St. Kitts-Nevis’ Intention to Sign the UN’s Convention...

President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities, Joseph Bergan, has welcomed news that the government intends to become a...

NIA Junior Health Minister delivers World Hepatitis Day address

The Ministry of Health joined the world in recognizing World Hepatitis Day Sunday, one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the...

World Health Organization sets headphone standards

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough....

CARPHA: ‘Be proactive, reduce your risk of catching the flu’

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) urges the practice of good personal hygiene to reduce the risk...

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