The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with Lake Health and Wellbeing, has launched a public awareness campaign called “You’re Sweet Enough” in order to raise awareness of the harmful effects of consuming Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs)…
The St. Kitts Diabetes Association is continuing its 5-week health screening of students of primary and high schools in st. Kitts.
Since the launch of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-Out and Awareness Campaign on February 22, 2021, over 5000 persons have been vaccinated, reported Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws.
The Ministry of Health, having engaged in robust outreach activities to reduce the incidence and impact of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), has realised significant returns, says Minister of Health, the Honourable Akilah Byron-Nisbett.
Authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis have maintained an extended strategy to promote healthier lifestyles that include organizing activities to encourage physical activity, eating healthy foods, and reducing stress levels.
Diabetes is one of the four major types of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and the Federal Minister of Health the Hon Akilah Byron-Nisbett is making an appeal for everyone to support persons living with the disease.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws said that according to a journal article published in the Lancet on July 17, 2020, diabetes does not increase the risk of a person contracting COVID-19, however, patients over 60 with COVID-19 and…
Diabetes and covid19 will be the topic of discussion when the St. Kitts Diabetes Association resumes its quarterly meeting on July 26th at 3pm.