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Cabinet Members Participate In Vaccination Week

Cabinet Members Participate In Vaccination Week


April 29, 2016    inSKN News

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, APRIL 26th, 2016 (PRESS SEC) – Members of the Federal Cabinet this afternoon participated in commemorating the 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) that is being observed between April 23rd and 30th. The regional slogan for VWA 2016 is “Go for the gold! Get vaccinated!” Rhonda Lowry-Robinson, the Deputy Coordinator of …

Successful vaccination coverage serves as incentive for advanced action

Successful vaccination coverage serves as incentive for advanced action


April 29, 2016    inSKN Info

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Martin has encouraged the Community Nursing Services and the Ministry of Health in general not to rest on achievements but rather to use them as motivation to advance health care in general.This sentiment was expressed by Dr. Martin at his remarks for the Opening of Vaccination Week which runs from …

Cabinet members participate in Vaccination Week

Cabinet members participate in Vaccination Week


April 29, 2016    inSKN Info

Members of the Federal Cabinet this afternoon participated in commemorating the 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) that is being observed between April 23rd and 30th.  The regional slogan for VWA 2016 is “Go for the gold!  Get vaccinated!” Rhonda Lowry-Robinson, the Deputy Coordinator of Community Nursing Services, and community nurses Davida Irish and …

National Switch Day carried out as part of Vaccination Week

National Switch Day carried out as part of Vaccination Week


April 27, 2016    inSKN News

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2016 (SKNIS): Today, April 26, has been dubbed by the Community Health Services in the Ministry of Health as “National Switch Day,” one of the activities in commemoration of Vaccination Week which runs from April 25 to 29, 2016. At the opening ceremony of the week, Coordinator of Community Nursing …

Vaccination Week

Vaccination Week


April 26, 2016    inSKN Info

By Hon Wendy C. Phipps, Minister of State with Responsibility for Health, Social Services, Community Development & Gender Affairs In a letter dated February 23, 2016, Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne, announced that the 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) will be observed during the period April 23-30, …

Minister of State encourages maintenance of high vaccination coverage as week is commemorated

Minister of State encourages maintenance of high vaccination coverage as week is commemorated


April 26, 2016    inSKN Info

As the Federation joins the rest of the international community in commemorating Vaccination Week 2016, the residents of St. Kitts and Nevis, in particular the health professionals in Community Health Services, were encouraged to do their part in maintaining the high vaccination coverage of 97 percent.These words of advice were given by Minister of State …


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