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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, …

Rotary Club happy with turnout at Prostate Screen Day

Rotary Club happy with turnout at Prostate Screen Day


July 18, 2016    inSKN Info

PROSTATE CANCER is one of the most common forms of cancer affecting men in the world and on Saturday (Jul. 14) a large number of them turned up to be tested for the life-threatening ailment at the St. Kitts Rotary Club-organized screening exercise. The event, which was held at the Masonic Lodge, saw about 300 …

Shot Police Constable dies in Trinidad

Shot Police Constable dies in Trinidad


July 18, 2016    inSKN Info

BRIAN PAQUETTE, the Police Constable who was reportedly shot in the line of duty with his own service pistol, in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. This information was confirmed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Hilroy Brandy, who told this publication that the young Constable died this morning (Jul. 18).On Monday (Jul. 4), SKNVibes …

SKNMDA throws support behind CMO; recommends standards be followed

SKNMDA throws support behind CMO; recommends standards be followed


July 15, 2016    inSKN Info

THE St. Kitts-Nevis Medical and Dental Association (SKNMDA) has come out to support the position taken by the now embattled Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patrick Martin, on the Stem Cell/Regenerative Medicine debacle. Dr. Martin has been at the center of the ongoing scandal surrounding a regenerative medicine therapy programme that was carried out at the …


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