July 31, 2021

OECS Health Ministers endorse deeper cooperation with French territories

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Friday, November 2, 2018 — Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ Health Ministers have advanced new health initiatives including deepening cooperation with French Territories to ensure no citizen of OECS Member States ‘are left behind’. The fifth Health Ministerial meeting held on the 18th and 19th of October in Grenada under the chairmanship of Hon Deputy Premier Delmaude […]

President Clinton Applauds Airlink Commitments to Disaster Preparedness and Response

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Airlink From reliefweb Airlink commits to pre-position relief efforts and transport school nurses for Caribbean recovery MIAMI — Former President Bill Clinton commended humanitarian response nonprofit Airlink and other organizations for their Commitments to Action at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network Post-Disaster Recovery launch Tuesday. “I think they’ve made a remarkable commitment,” Clinton […]

Shingles vaccination poses threat to patients with high shingles risk

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By Emma Rogers From Vaccine News New research published in the BMJ on Wednesday revealed that those with the highest risk of shingles are not entitled to vaccination, due to safety concerns. Shingles causes an acute painful rash and can eventually lead to a more serious complication called postherpetic neuralgia. In order to determine if […]