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Focus conversation on what’s to be done to end AIDS

Focus conversation on what’s to be done to end AIDS


July 6, 2015    inSKN Info

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)   —  Prime Minister  of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, urged policy makers and practitioners in the Region to find the formula for scaling up investments in treatment and prevention that would  make the greatest difference. This, he emphasized, required targeting the marginalized populations and those most …

2nd Annual Prostate Screening Drive

2nd Annual Prostate Screening Drive


June 30, 2015    inSKN Info

June 30th, 2015  —  The Rotary club of St. Kitts in collaboration with Dr. Dwayne Thwaites and Island Medical Specialists will be hosting its second free annual Prostate Screening Drive on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at The Masonic Lodge Building, Taylors Range, Basseterre.  Screening will begin at 7:00 am. This year, Dr. Dwayne Thwaites and …

Hospitality Equipment Handed Over To High Schools on Nevis

Hospitality Equipment Handed Over To High Schools on Nevis


June 11, 2015    admin

(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS)- An important handing over ceremony was held at the Charlestown Secondary School on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Education Officer and TVET Coordinator in St.Kitts, Mr. Glenville Edwards traveled to Nevis to be a part of the handing over ceremony. He stated that a project was written by his department and it was approved …

Zika Virus reaches the Caribbean

Zika Virus reaches the Caribbean


June 10, 2015    inSKN Info

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – NEWS reaching SKNVibes states that the Zika virus, also referred to as ZIKV, has reached the Caribbean region with one individual becoming the first victim of the mosquito-borne virus. According to the Curaçao Chronicle, the first reported case to have reached the Caribbean is a 12-year-old girl from Santo Domingo, Dominican …

New viruses – MERS and Zika

New viruses – MERS and Zika


June 8, 2015    inSKN Info

Residents and citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis are asked to note that the Ministries of Health on both islands continue to monitor reports of new viruses – MERS and Zika. There is no need for alarm or panic. There are no known cases in the Federation.  Response measures are in place.  They are being …

Constituency 7 Health Walk

Constituency 7 Health Walk


June 1, 2015    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) — On Saturday, Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris joined members of Constituency Seven for an early morning health walk. On the last Saturday in each month, residents walk from Bellvue to the Ottley’s Hard Court. Prime Minister Harris said it is an ongoing effort to bring the community together and promote healthy …


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