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CMO Says Focus Should Be Placed More On The Mosquito Than On Zika

CMO Says Focus Should Be Placed More On The Mosquito Than On Zika


February 4, 2016    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) — With regional and international attention on the Zika virus, the Federation’s Chief Medical Officer says more focus should be placed on the Aedes Aegypti mosquito specifically, stating, “It’s about the mosquito primarily. This one mosquito, Aides Aegypti mosquito transmits yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya and zika. Zika symptoms—the aches and pains—are milder than …

Health Smart Cards for All Hospitals

Health Smart Cards for All Hospitals


January 29, 2016    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) – The health sector in St. Kitts and Nevis will be taking a significant step forward with the expansion of the ongoing Health Smart Card Project. According a news release, the smart cards is being expanded to cover all public hospitals in the Federation. Caribbean Regional ICT Project Manager, Joanna Huang said distribution …

Zika Virus & Pregnancy

Zika Virus & Pregnancy


January 22, 2016    inSKN Info

anuary 22, 2016 — Residents, citizens and visitors are advised that health authorities in the Federation are closely monitoring the Zika virus situation.  This is in conjunction with all states and territories in the Caribbean and North, Central and South America, plus regional health agencies, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Pan American Health …

St. Kitts and Nevis Takes Steps Towards Implementation of National Health Insurance Scheme

St. Kitts and Nevis Takes Steps Towards Implementation of National Health Insurance Scheme


January 18, 2016    inSKN Info

Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 15, 2016 (SKNIS): The Honourable Eugene Hamilton, Minister of Health, said establishing a National Health Insurance in St. Kitts and Nevis is a top priority for the Government. The comments were made during a handing over ceremony of IT equipment from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Joseph N. France …

PALS Charity Works with Government to Support the Health of Children in St. Kitts and Nevis

PALS Charity Works with Government to Support the Health of Children in St. Kitts and Nevis


January 14, 2016    inSKN Info

Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 12, 2016 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has a valuable partner in the Pediatric Assistance League of St. Kitts (PALS) in caring for sick children in the Federation. This was the reason for its invitation and attendance at a meeting held January 05 with World Pediatric Project (WPP) …

ROC (Taiwan) Donates to JNF Hospital

ROC (Taiwan) Donates to JNF Hospital


January 13, 2016    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) — The Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan has once again contributed to the Federation in a major way; this time with the donation of technological equipment to the Joseph N. France General Hospital. At a presentation ceremony held in the outpatient lobby of the Joseph N. France General Hospital, 38 Acer computers …


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