11 May 2021
Why should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?

Why should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?


There are so many concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. Most of these concerns are driven principally by misinformation and are not based on the scien...
04 May 2021
Canned foods

Canned foods


DURING AND AFTER a natural disaster such as the volcano eruption and hurricanes, people turn to canned food to provide a fast and reliable source of f...
27 April 2021
Promoting health and preventing diseases in shelters during humanitarian crisis

Promoting health and preventing diseases in shelters during humanitarian crisis


SHELTER IS A basic human need and a critical determinant for survival and coping in the majority of crises. It is enshrined in human rights law unde...
23 March 2021
Focus on mental health

Focus on mental health


Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) disproportionately affect people in low – and middle-income countries where more than three quarters of global NCD ...
16 February 2021
Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work

Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work


To understand how COVID-19 vaccines work, it helps to first look at how our bodies fight illness. When germs, such as the virus that causes COVID-19, ...
19 January 2021
Self-quarantine and Isolation – What’s the difference?

Self-quarantine and Isolation – What’s the difference?


THE ONGOING coronavirus pandemic has certainly increased our awareness of public health terminologies. Over the past year, terms like social distanci...
12 January 2021
Where did we go wrong?

Where did we go wrong?


St Vincent and the Grenadines is now reporting above normal cases of COVID-19 compared to 2020. In 2020, we managed to keep cases of COVID-19 to a min...
15 December 2020
Will you take the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Will you take the COVID-19 Vaccine?


COVID-19 has undoubtedly impacted the lives and the livelihood of almost all of us. Approximately a year after the first cases of COVID-19 were report...
01 December 2020
Message from Dr Rosmond Adams, Director,  PANCAP on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2020

Message from Dr Rosmond Adams, Director, PANCAP on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2020


Each year, December 1 is commemorated as World AIDS Day, an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread...
17 November 2020
World Diabetes Day: Nurses Make the Difference

World Diabetes Day: Nurses Make the Difference


The theme for World Diabetes Day 2020 focuses on the role of nurses in fighting against diabetes, caring for diabetic patients and supporting co...