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Statement by Hon Wendy C. Phipps

Statement by Hon Wendy C. Phipps


May 26, 2016    inSKN News

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE FEDERATION OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS by Hon Wendy C. Phipps AT THE 69TH WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY 2016 IN GENEVA [Acknowledgement of: President of the Assembly WHO Director General Honourable Ministers of Government Other Distinguished Delegates] The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis welcomes the opportunity to present its perspective …

Hon. Senator Phipps to Attend 69th World Health Assembly

Hon. Senator Phipps to Attend 69th World Health Assembly


May 23, 2016    inSKN News

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 22ND, 2016 (PRESS SEC) – Honourable Senator Wendy Phipps, Minister of State in the Ministry of Health et al., is in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 69th session of the World Health Assembly from Monday, May 23rd to Saturday, May 28th. The World Health Assembly (WHA), which is attended annually by …

St. Kitts and Nevis maintains vigilance against the Zika-Carrying Aedes Aegypti Mosquito

St. Kitts and Nevis maintains vigilance against the Zika-Carrying Aedes Aegypti Mosquito


May 19, 2016    inSKN Info

St. Kitts and Nevis continues to maintain vigilance against all vectors including the aedes aegypti mosquito which spreads the zika virus which is presently confirmed to be in several Caribbean islands.Vectors are all disease-carrying organisms including the aedes aegypti mosquito and mice.  During opening remarks of the Workshop to Develop a Regional Network on Research …

Nevis’ Health Promotion Unit performs health screenings at local businesses‏

Nevis’ Health Promotion Unit performs health screenings at local businesses‏


May 18, 2016    inSKN News

IA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 17, 2016) – The Nevis Health Promotion Unit (HPU) in the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Community Health Nursing Services, is commemorating World Hypertension Day (WHD) on May 17, with visits to local businesses on the island and offering their employees free blood pressure, blood glucose and body mass …

St Kitts and Nevis leads regional charge towards Vector Control

St Kitts and Nevis leads regional charge towards Vector Control


May 18, 2016    inSKN Info

Minister of Health Honourable Eugene Hamilton said that there is no greater threat to our health security than vectors and the diseases they transmit.  He noted this at the second Workshop to Develop a Regional Network on Research and Control of Emerging Vector-Bourne Diseases in the Caribbean being held in St. Kitts from May 17 …

Cancer diagnosis on the decrease in Federation

Cancer diagnosis on the decrease in Federation


May 17, 2016    inSKN Info

THE number of new patients being diagnosed with cancer in St. Kitts and Nevis is trending downwards, according to Minister of Health Eugene Hamilton. According to statistics provided by the Minister, there are approximately 47 new cases per year, which is relatively low.Included in that number are cervical, breast, prostate and gastrointestinal tract cancers, while …


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