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Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis address Health Minister’s Session of the Voice of South Summit 2023

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, January 13, 2023 [Press Secretary’s Office]: Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew addressed the Health Minister’s Session of the Voice of South Summit 2023 (India) in a virtual forum this morning…

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Cayman Premier, Health Minister meet, praise Public Health staff

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton and Health Minister Hon. Sabrina Turner trekked to the offices of Public Health on Mary Street Friday morning to thank the staff there for their hard work and dedication to…

Cayman Islands Government and Oxitec agree to new contract

A new contract between the Cayman Islands Government and biotechnology company, Oxitec, focuses on evaluation of integrated mosquito management techniques to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Traditional ground control work, including spraying, begins immediately in three areas of West Bay….

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AMEC awarded contract for solid waste management consultancy for Cayman Islands

Multi-national engineering company AMEC has been awarded a consultancy contract to prepare a national strategy to determine the direction of solid waste management in the Cayman Islands for the next 50 years. AMEC will also prepare an outline business case…

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Visitors impressed by Health City in the Cayman Islands

A tour of Health City Cayman Islands followed yesterday’s press conference by the officials attending the pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting. Accompanied by Premier Alden McLaughlin, Health Minister, Hon. Osbourne Bodden, and other officials, on the East End trip, the group…

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The Editor Speaks: What actual benefits do cancer sufferers get from a MANDATORY cancer registry? Shouldn’t they be consulted?

I am quite frankly at a loss as to why it is necessary for a MANDATORY registry of cancer victims. Cancer is not a disease that is spread from one victim to another and what exactly is the benefit to…

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St Vincent confirms cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya disease

From Caribbean360 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Thursday April 24, 2014, CMC – Three cases of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya, have been confirmed in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a senior health official told the Caribbean Media Corporation on Thursday. The confirmation…