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LATEST HEALTH NEWS

Baby Tu’Maní needs your help


July 28, 2015    inSKN Info

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE mother of infant Tu’Mani Alexander-Nisbett is seeking the public’s assistance in taking her baby boy overseas for urgent medical attention. Jahdira Alexander of Shadwell gave birth to her son six months ago and as he began to grow she noticed a strange behaviour from him which prompted her to seek …

Experts seek answers to increasing rates of HPV-related oral cancer

Experts seek answers to increasing rates of HPV-related oral cancer


July 28, 2015    inSKN Info

Washington, D.C., 27 July 2015 (PAHO/WHO) — Rates of oral cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) have more than tripled in the United States in the past two decades, even as other types of oral cancer have been declining in the United States and worldwide. Why HPV-related oral cancers are on the rise, whether …

Prime Minister Harris Comments on Caribbean’s Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Prime Minister Harris Comments on Caribbean’s Fight Against HIV/AIDS


July 28, 2015    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) On Saturday, during a town hall meeting in Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris gave an update on the Caribbean’s fight against HIV/AIDS. “Caribbean wise, we are doing relatively well in terms of the fight to defeat HIV/AIDS and the latest report is reflecting a reduction around the …

Rotary Prostate Screening Drive

Rotary Prostate Screening Drive


July 9, 2015    inSKN News

(ZIZ News) — The Rotary Club of St. Kitts will be hosting its Second Annual Free Prostate Screening Drive on Saturday, July 18 th under the theme “Early Detection Saves Lives”. Rotary Club member, Dr. Ron Carty appealed to the male populace of St. Kitts between the ages 40 – 70 years to take advantage …

Focus conversation on what’s to be done to end AIDS

Focus conversation on what’s to be done to end AIDS


July 6, 2015    inSKN Info

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)   —  Prime Minister  of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, urged policy makers and practitioners in the Region to find the formula for scaling up investments in treatment and prevention that would  make the greatest difference. This, he emphasized, required targeting the marginalized populations and those most …

2nd Annual Prostate Screening Drive

2nd Annual Prostate Screening Drive


June 30, 2015    inSKN Info

June 30th, 2015  —  The Rotary club of St. Kitts in collaboration with Dr. Dwayne Thwaites and Island Medical Specialists will be hosting its second free annual Prostate Screening Drive on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at The Masonic Lodge Building, Taylors Range, Basseterre.  Screening will begin at 7:00 am. This year, Dr. Dwayne Thwaites and …


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