12 February 2019
Cancer – time to act!

Cancer – time to act!


Last week Monday was observed as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to e...
05 February 2019
Why are Vincentians developing Vaccine Hesitancy?

Why are Vincentians developing Vaccine Hesitancy?


There is an outbreak of measles currently going on in some parts of the United States. Other European countries are also reporting outbreaks of this v...
29 January 2019
What you should know about Flu

What you should know about Flu


Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe...
22 January 2019
10 Health Threats for SVG for 2019!

10 Health Threats for SVG for 2019!


The World Health Organization announced a list of 10 health issues that will require attention in 2019. Some have referred to them as health threat...
15 January 2019
Pay attention to Dengue!

Pay attention to Dengue!


Talk of yet another mosquito-borne disease is going around. Last week, some media publications stated that scientists were concerned that the Madariag...
18 December 2018
Have a healthy holiday!

Have a healthy holiday!


The holiday season is upon us. It is important that we do not forget about our health. During the festive season, people make exceptions; then, dur...
11 December 2018
Remember your Health this Christmas

Remember your Health this Christmas


The holiday season is upon us. It is important that we do not forget about our health. During the festive season people make exceptions, during the ne...
04 December 2018
Improving Health Literacy in the Healthcare Setting

Improving Health Literacy in the Healthcare Setting


The Institute of Medicine defines health literacy as “the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand the basic information and ...
27 November 2018
Ethical considerations for cannabis industry from a medical perspective

Ethical considerations for cannabis industry from a medical perspective


THERE IS GROWING interest in the Caribbean on medical cannabis. Countries such as Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are in advanced stages in...
20 November 2018
Diabetes – A killer disease

Diabetes – A killer disease


WEDNESDAY, November 14, 201,7 was celebrated as World Diabetes Day. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes. This ...