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St. Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry hosts expo at Intersessional Meeting

Posted in: Regional News by volderine | 01 March 2019 | 2120

    Health checks at the Expo (Photo via SKNIS)
    Health checks at the Expo (Photo via SKNIS)

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 27, 2019 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Health held a Health and Human Resource Expo for the CARICOM delegates in attendance at the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government taking place from 26–27 February  at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort.

    The Health Expo featured booths on the National Commission for Universal Health Care; Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screening; St. Kitts and Nevis National Marijuana Commission; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Programme; HIV Screening; Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Programme, Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Kidney Disease; and Hospital and Community Health Services.

    Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Hazel Laws, said that the Ministry was tasked with the initiative of displaying to the CARICOM delegates what is being done locally in the health sector.