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Saturday, March 25, 2023


October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year we use this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of breast health. This annual month-long campaign seeks to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer not only on survivors but on their loved ones as well.
Enthusiastic walk participants had assembled at the Independence Square as early as 6:00 a.m. and among the first to arrive were Ambassador Lin, and Prime Minister Dr Drew. Also coming early was the Premier of Nevis, the Hon Mark Brantley, who jokingly told fellow walk participants that he had walked from Nevis.
HFMD is a common and benign disease caused by a virus that is spread by fecal-contaminated hands, coughing, sneezing, saliva and fluid from blisters or scabs and contaminated objects and surfaces. The last outbreak was in 2017.
Hotelier Mr Anthony Bowen, General Manager of Hamilton Beach Villas and Spa, Nelson’s Spring in Nevis, pointed out that he has worked in every island from Jamaica to Trinidad with the exception of the United States Virgin Islands, and he had found Nevis to be a charming and clean island where one does not see a lot of garbage. But while there is a big sense of pride, people need “to cut down the source of all the garbage first, and try to minimise that before we worry how we will recycle it.”
Prime Minister and Minister of Health, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew sat down with the management team within the Ministry of Health earlier today (Tuesday, September 06, 2022), where he shared his vision and the way forward for the improvement of healthcare in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 15, 2022 (SKNIS): The addition of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine at the Joseph Nathaniel France (JNF) General Hospital will significantly add to the provision of quality healthcare in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 14, 2022 (SKNIS): Prime Minister Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew has promised that his newly sworn-in government will assist parents who need financial assistance to get the necessary overseas medical care for their sick children.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 14, 2022 (SKNIS): Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, the newly sworn-in Minister of Health in St. Kitts and Nevis, has announced that all COVID-19-related health and travel restrictions implemented in 2020 to contain the COVID-19 virus...
“Please do not let this opportunity pass you by. Apply for the grant funding. It can make a world of difference in your business and also make a world of difference to the economic development of St.Kitts and Nevis,” Dr. Sinanan urged.
 BASSETERRE, ST.KITTTS (Wednesday 10th November, St.Kitts)- With daily travels to St.Kitts-Nevis leading up to the Christmas and Carnival season, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Hazel Laws is encouraging everyone to do their part in preventing a fourth wave of...