Health

Another Taiwan medical team to visit this month

The Taiwan Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) is sending its second medical team of 2017 to visit St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The team, which will...

Cancer treatment unit to open at MCMH (+video)

(Scroll for video) The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is making plans to open a cancer treatment unit at the Milton Cato Memorial...

VIDEO: Rancid drinks sold in Kingstown  

https://youtu.be/vzf6mwfKn6A We spoke to the businessperson who bottled the drink that we bought. She said some of the drinks on sale were bottled on Friday and others on...

The psychological impact of Hurricane Irma

By Kenton X. Chance ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — Outside the Road Town Ferry Terminal where several passengers wait to board the ferry...

Skin bleaching ‘a looming health crisis’ – house speaker

Speaker of the House of Assembly Jomo Thomas says skin bleaching is a looming heath crisis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines that should...

Health Ministry urges caution during solar eclipse

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment on Monday advised residents of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to be cautious during the partial...

Authorities moving against derelict vehicles

The Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, the Public Health Department and the CWSA Solid Waste Management Unit are collaborating on an initiative...

Regional parliamentarians push to end AIDS epidemic

Parliamentarians from across the region gathered in Jamaica on Tuesday for a two-day conference focusing on halting the HIV/AIDS epidemic across the Caribbean region. The...

Brazil says firms under rotten meat probe didn’t export to St. Vincent

The meat production companies in Brazil that export meat products to the United States, from where most of the corned beef and poultry sold...

Sweetened research, sugared recommendations

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (IPS) -- In 2015, Coca Cola's chief scientist was forced to resign after revelations...

After four years, SVG secures services of a psychiatrist

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment announced on Tuesday it has secured the services of a psychiatrist. The ministry’s arrangement with Dr. Ermine...

Baby’s death prompts PM to question staffing at clinics

Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves is raising questions about the management of the nation’s clinics after a mother found no nurse at the clinic in...