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Statement for World AIDS Day 2022 Theme:…

Today December 1st, 2022, we celebrate World AIDS Day, an opportunity to bring awareness to our commitment to HIV and AIDS education and prevention. Coming out of a pandemic it is easy to overlook the…

Nevis observes World AIDS Day 2022

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (December 01, 2022) -- The following is an address by Hon. Hazel Brandy Williams, Junior Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in…

Infrastructural Development and Digitization of…

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, November 28, 2022 (SKNIS) – Following a walkthrough of the Basseterre Health Center earlier today, Monday, November 28, Prime Minister and Minister of Health, the Honourable Dr.…

Infrastructural Development and Digitization of…

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, November 28, 2022 (SKNIS) – Following a walkthrough of the Basseterre Health Center earlier today, Monday, November 28, Prime Minister and Minister of Health, the Honourable Dr.…

Region to benefit from Canadian funding to…

WASHINGTON (CMC): Canada is providing CAD$15 million towards a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) initiative to increase vaccine production capacities in Latin America and the Caribbean. “Canada…

Thirty-Three Programme Planners and Health Care…

Friday, 18 November 2022 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified…

Upcoming Health Fair

Charlestown -Nevis- The Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs, in an effort to raise Public health awareness, will be hosting a Men’s Health Fair. The screening will take place on Friday, 25th…

CDEMA signs MoU with World Hope International to…

Bridgetown, Barbados November 15, 2022– The CDEMA Coordinating Unit officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with U.S based Relief and Development Organization, World Hope International…

PAHO underscores use of collective resources,…

By CMC News Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Mary Lou Valdez, has underscored the need to make use of collective resources and expertise to tackle pervasive health…

WHO reports 90% drop in world COVID-19 deaths…

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization chief on Wednesday said a nearly 90% drop in recent COVID-19 deaths globally compared to nine months ago provides “cause for optimism,” but still urged…

Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley…

SHARM EL SHEIKH (CMC): Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley on Tuesday announced a new initiative involving the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa to develop and manufacture pharmaceuticals for global…

T&T Prime Minister tests positive for…

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith Rowley has again tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild flu-like symptoms on Friday morning. According to…

New CT Scanner will take healthcare on Nevis to…

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (November 03, 2022)- The installation of a new computed tomography (CT) scanner is currently underway at the Alexandra Hospital, propelling the delivery of healthcare on Nevis to…