January 26, 2020

OECS Commission celebrates World Diabetes Day

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, through the Health Unit, has joined the rest of the World in commemorating World Diabetes Day held on November 14th, 2019, under the theme “Family and Diabetes”. Despite the efforts made by multiple national, regional and international stakeholders to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs), […]

Nuclear technology treating diseases in the Caribbean

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Press Release:- The € 8,9 million Guadeloupe Center of Molecular Imaging (CIMGUA) officially opened on the 18th of June. This is the first medical center enabling the screening and treatment of diseases such as cancer, or neurological and cardiac diseases in the Caribbean through advanced nuclear technology. CIMGUA will facilitate access to advanced health care […]

First kidney transplant in Antigua

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The OECS Commission joins the OECS Health Policy Forum in congratulating the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Mount St John’s Medical Centre for successfully performing the island’s first kidney transplant. OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules said the OECS Commission supported the Forum’s call for a seamless regional organ donor registry in the […]