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Herpes Vaccines Trial: More Questions Than Answers

Herpes Vaccines Trial: More Questions Than Answers


September 1, 2017    inSKN News

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The parliamentary opposition has been asking a range of questions on the experimental herpes vaccines controversy.   “Where did the testing of the herpes vaccine take place? Where did the material, the drugs, the storage equipment for these vaccines housed? Were there appropriate Customs Declarations?” are among the queries being …

Health Ministry Investigates Unsanctioned Herpes Trials In SKN

Health Ministry Investigates Unsanctioned Herpes Trials In SKN


August 30, 2017    inSKN News

It has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Health that certain clinical trials were being conducted in the Federation, with the support of Southern Illinois University in the United States of American (USA).   The Ministry of Health states categorically that neither the Cabinet, the Ministry of Health, the office of Chief …

Constituencies #1, 2 and 3 ready to host PLP/PM Monthly Health Walk on Saturday


July 25, 2017    inSKN News

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, July 25, 2017 (PLP PR Media Inc.) — At the recently held Peoples Labour Party (PLP) Constituency Number Three (West Basseterre) Branch general membership meeting, Chairperson the Hon Akilah Byron-Nisbett announced that the branch was ready to host the PLP/PM Monthly Health Walk participants, whose July 29 edition will end at the …

New cases of diabetes popping up regularly

New cases of diabetes popping up regularly


July 3, 2017    inSKN News

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – WITH regional leaders gathering in Grenada this week for the Regular Heads of Government Meeting, of which Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) is a topic to be discussed, the Federation is recording increasing cases in diabetes. The increase comes despite the fact that the St. Kitts Diabetes Association is making available more education …

Health official implores residents to do the right thing and get tested for HIV on Friday

Health official implores residents to do the right thing and get tested for HIV on Friday


June 30, 2017    inSKN News

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 29, 2017 (SKNIS): Everyone that participates in Friday’s (June 30) Regional Testing Day (RTD) in St. Kitts and Nevis will dip to receive a prize ranging from cell phone top ups to dinner vouchers at some of the finest restaurants to tickets on the scenic railway. However, National AIDS Coordinator, Gardenia …

St. Kitts and Nevis ready for “big day” of HIV testing

St. Kitts and Nevis ready for “big day” of HIV testing


June 28, 2017    inSKN News

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 27, 2017 (SKNIS): This Friday, (June 30) health officials in St. Kitts and Nevis are expecting a huge turnout from locals wishing to know their HIV/AIDS status. The date is being observed as the 2017 HIV Regional Testing Day (RTD) across the Caribbean, which has been organized annually for the last …


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