Tag: Health


Unhealthy air blankets Toco, Port of Spain: EMA issues advisory

EMA has issued an "unhealthy" Air Quality Index (AQI) advisory for Toco and Port of Spain environs. On Monday, the AQI was recorded between 151 and 153 at monitoring stations.

There is no cure for Herpes, Prevention is needful

Herpes is a very common sexually transmitted infection. There is no symptoms of the infection for many years. This makes it difficult to get identified so being aware is needful.

Having bad day doesn’t make you bad, mental health matters

Mental conditions are more severe than the physical ones. There is a saying as well which says that the society can accept the people with physical conditions, however the ones with mental conditions face more criticism.

PM Terrance Drew starts his Easter Monday with morning walk, promotes healthy living

Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew started his Easter Monday with a morning walk with his Brotherhood group of the St. Peter’s Anglican Church. 

High blood pressure may cause neck pain, chest pain, dizziness and blurry vision

High blood pressure has become a severe issue these days and can give birth to several issues that include neck pain, chest pain and conditions like dizziness and blurry vision. The problem of high blood pressure as well is known as hypertension.

PM Terrance Drew attends closing ceremony of LAMAT Mission 2024, expresses gratitude

Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew attended the closing ceremony for the U.S. Air Force Southern Command Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team (LAMAT) 2024 mission in St Kitts and Nevis.

PM Terrance Drew opens Children Medical fund program in St Kitts and Nevis

The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew reminded the public of the country about the opening of children medical fund assistance. The Prime Minister highlighted that he received a call from a parent who was seeking assistance for their child from the children's medical fund.

PAHO Caribbean educates public about Epilepsy

PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) Caribbean shares the measures that can provide support in controlling Epilepsy as part of World Epilepsy Day. 

Trinidad and Tobago: Cessation Clinics available for tobacco free agenda

“Support is available at Cessation Clinics for persons who want to quit,” highlights the Health Ministry as Vape Trend is on peak these days as many adults use vapes or e cigarettes as a way to quit Smoking.

PM Drew announces week-long cancer awareness activities in St Kitts & Nevis

The Prime minister and Health Minister, Terrance Drew addressed the nation on Sunday as February 4 is known for World Cancer Day. He introduced week-long cancer awareness activities in the country, St Kitts and Nevis to sensitize the public to the various types of cancers affecting the residents.

Free Influenza vaccine available in Trinidad and Tobago, know locations and time

The influenza vaccine is available completely free of cost at all the health centers in Trinidad and Tobago. The vaccinations are available till February 4, 2024 at the mass vaccination sites.

Trinidad and Tobago: Saharan Dust reduces air quality, MoH releases preventive measures

The Saharan dust, carried by winds from the Sahara Desert in North Africa, has engulfed countries from Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago in the South to Barbados and Saint Lucia in the East. Considering its adverse effects on health, the health Ministry shared the information to raise its awareness among the public.