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Island Purified Water Is Safe, CMO Assures

Island Purified Water Is Safe, CMO Assures


July 30, 2016    inSKN News

St. Kitts and Nevis The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cameron Wilkinson is addressing the question of how consumers can be sure that Island Purified Water on store shelves is not part of the batch that was recently flagged for recall. “In general to begin with…the Bureau of Standards do regular testing on all the …

PALS gives timely contribution of medical equipment to the Pediatric Ward

PALS gives timely contribution of medical equipment to the Pediatric Ward


July 27, 2016    inSKN Info

The Paediatric Ward of the Joseph N. France General (JNF) Hospital has been gifted with a quantity of medical equipment valued at EC $125, 000.00, procured with funds raised by a charity organization, Paediatric Assistance League of St. Kitts (PALS).An official ceremony was held to mark the handing-over of the equipment, which took place at …

Ministry Of Health Endorses MRI Services Provided By Local Private Foundation‏

Ministry Of Health Endorses MRI Services Provided By Local Private Foundation‏


July 25, 2016    inSKN News

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 25, 2016 (SKNIS): Senator and Minister of State responsible for Health, Honourable Wendy Phipps, has informed that at least 150 individuals have accessed the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services provided by the St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation between April and July of this year. She revealed this during the town hall …

Establishment of Oncology Centre to improve local nursing expertise

Establishment of Oncology Centre to improve local nursing expertise


July 21, 2016    inSKN Info

Cancer patients in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon receive care from local trained oncology nurses, as the cancer treatment centre to be established at the Joseph N. France General Hospital in late August has demonstrated a need for expertise in the cancer-related medical field. This was revealed by Honourable Senator Wendy …

Halfway House in the future of St. Kitts and Nevis

Halfway House in the future of St. Kitts and Nevis


July 21, 2016    inSKN Info

The vision for St. Kitts and Nevis is a future with less mentally ill residents walking the streets. due to the construction, outfitting and operation of a Halfway House, which is the second phase of a two-part project which begins with the establishment of a Mental Health Day Treatment Centre that is scheduled to be …

PAHO Reminds Travelers To Get Vaccinated For Measles And Rubella Before The Olympic And Paralympics Games In Rio

PAHO Reminds Travelers To Get Vaccinated For Measles And Rubella Before The Olympic And Paralympics Games In Rio


July 20, 2016    inSKN News

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is reminding persons who plan to attend the Olympic Games to get vaccinated especially against measles and rubella at least two weeks before traveling. The Olympic Games are scheduled to take place 5-21 August in Brazil, followed by the Paralympic Games during the period of 7-18 September, …


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