Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Dr Terrance Drew, Prime Minister and the Minister of Health of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, recently expressed his pleasure as two children from St Kitts and Nevis are getting heart treatment. According to the social media post, updated at March 8, 2023, the children are receiving the treatment in the Cayman Islands.
The post by the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis stated, “I am pleased to provide an update that two children from St Kitts-Nevis are currently in the Cayman Islands to receive heart-saving surgery. Children must not die because their parents/guardians lack financial resources.”
As per the update by the government, the financial assistance of USD 30,000 and USD 70,000 has been provided to both the children respectively.
The initiative by the government led by Prime Minister Drew has been praised and lauded by the people of St Kitts and Nevis. Many of the people has accepted that the health sector has witnessed advancement and growth under the leadership of Dr Terrance Drew, some of them took the comment section to praise the authority.
“Nuff blessings to my brother. Dr Drew Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis blessings to you PM,” one of the user wrote, while another outlined, “Power is most effective when used for the good of others. “For the good that we can do” Bless you, Dr Drew.” “Hon Dr Drew you and your government are on the right track looking after the people,” mentioned the third one.
Recently, earlier this week, Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew addressed the number one cause of death in St Kitts and Nevis and assured that the government will provide best treatment possible. He stated, “I see it all the time, right now, cancer is the number one cause of death in St. Kitts and Nevis, and I look around at us in the room, and I can count and say how many of us would end up with cancer. It’s just a reality, and 90 percent of people in St Kitts can’t afford it.”