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TIPS FOR AGING HEALTHILY

Aging healthily involves ensuring one’s well being by providing all-round care, which comprises of mental fitness, physical fitness, financial security and social well being. Change...

CMO: COVID-19 Fight Requires an All Hands on Deck Approach

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Hazel Laws said that protecting citizens and residents against any incidences of the COVID-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis...

Different types of eye infections

By Abhay Burande Although there are a myriad of eye diseases, there are three that are widespread throughout the globe. These are: 1.              conjunctivitis 2.              blepharitis 3.              keratitis Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis,...

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...

EMOTIONS: STEP #5 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

Emotional Health Is Tied To Physical Well-Being By Dr. Miranda Fellows Emotion has been shown by the latest research to be a complex reaction between the...

STEP Office and Field Staff Sensitised on Coronavirus 

The Ministry of Health in St. Kitts and Nevis is ready and prepared to fight the coronavirus outbreak, District Medical Officer (DMO) Dr. Bernicia...

PM DOUGLAS WARNS REGION ON AIDS

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – A warning from St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas at the 17th International AIDS Conference...

FACTS ON ASTHMA

Asthma is a condition where the airway in humans constricts, gets inflamed and is lined with mucus. The condition though generally associated with humans,...

High salt diets linked to ulcer risk

The bug that causes stomach ulcers may be more likely to cause disease when exposed to high concentrations of salt, a US team of...

SLEEPING SICKNESS

SLEEPING SICKNESS (African Typanosomiasis) What is sleeping sickness? Sleeping Sickness (African Typanosomiasis) is an infectious disease of rural, undeveloped regions of tropical Africa, which is spread by...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

Stomach massage

By Rachna Gupta The stomach is a very important part of the body. Simple and complex problems associated with the stomach can be relieved with...

SKN Athletics Association commends Development Bank 

The St. Kitts and Nevis Athletics Association commended The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis for its support in sponsoring the national team...

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...

Junior Minister of Health: All is Being Done to Make Nevis...

Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) said all is being done to make Nevis ready for the advent...

Folic acid supplements found to lower stroke risks

Problems resulting from stroke may include: *          Weakness on one side of the body (hemiparesis) *          Loss of speech (Aphasia) *          Cognitive deficits *          Difficulty swallowing *          Inability to...

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),...

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF TUBERCULOSIS GUIDELINES LAUNCHED IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD...

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 24, 2016 (SKNIS): Dr. Retna Walwyn-Browne, Acting Director of Community Based Health Services, launched the guidelines for the prevention and...

ENERGY – HIGH CARBOHYDRATE FOODS

Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy. It is mainly provided through the plant foods. Here is a list of high carbohydrate foods...

Brazilian Expert Works With Local JNF Medical Professionals

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 24, 2016 (SKNIS): A Brazilian medical expert, Dr. Silvia Lagrotta, is currently serving in an observatory role on a regenerative medicine...

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