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PRESS RELEASE Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell Prime Minister of Grenada Fellow citizens of the Member States of the OECS, I bring you greetings in my capacity as Chairman of the OECS on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of our Organisation. Every year on June 18th we commemorate […]

OECS DAY ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE OECS AUTHORITY


  35th Anniversary Speech by Director General of the OECS H.E. Dr. Didacus Jules   Fellow Citizens of the OECS,   On 18th June 1981, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States was formed with the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre by leaders of the Eastern Caribbean who represented a […]

ACCELERATE THE AGENDA FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION


PM Harris at Games after Community Walk
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   In a scene reminiscent of a village jouvert, over 100 persons throughout communities across St. Kitts took to the island’s main road on Saturday (May 30) for a fitness walk from Belle Vue to Ottley’s led by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.   […]

Example Set, Example Followed, PM Harris Leads Fitness Walk



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PRESS RELEASE         Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Nationals from St. Kitts and Nevis staying in the United Kingdom (UK) for a limited time period of more than six months will now benefit from health insurance as they are required to pay a financial contribution towards the […]

United Kingdom Introduces Health Surcharge



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Message from Health Promotion Unit Community Notice Watermelon is one of the healthiest fruit choices.  It is 88% water and 12% fiber, sugar and vitamins.  This makes watermelon excellent for snacking because water is refreshing, fiber prevents constipation, vitamins are essential for good health, and there is no weight gain. 

Food is Medicine: The Value of Watermelon



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Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 05, 2013 (SKNIS):   The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has embarked upon a journey to continue improving the health and lifestyles of its people, by opening a Haemodialysis Unit at Joseph N. France (JNF) General Hospital. In an SKNIS exclusive interview, Permanent Secretary in the […]

JOSEPH N. FRANCE HOSPITAL GETS FIRST EVER HAEMODIALYSIS UNIT


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by Jason Lewis, Fitness Instructor, CEO Custom Strength Fitness. Caribbean food is amongst the most delicious in the world, of that there is no doubt. But have you stopped to consider the amount of cholesterol you take into your body? I always say cholesterol is a bit like a mosquito. […]

Thinking about Cholesterol


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Editor’s Note Kittivisian Life is pleased to announce a new feature; Fitness by a new and exciting fitness company to launch in the Federation. Custom Fitness is a husband and wife team of fitness professionals hitting the scene. They will be writing for us on a monthly basis and we […]

The Importance of Hydration



6th CEF in St. Kitts & Nevis
Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The green economy within the context of the Caribbean is so important that it should be a requisite for all development strategies. This is according to Patricia Aquing, Executive Director of the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI) who was in the Federation as part of a […]

CEF-6 TO CREATE AWARENESS ON THE GREEN ECONOMY


LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column appears on the 1st weekend of the month, and is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”. By Katharine Collier It’s almost 6 months since […]

Exercise and its Benefits for Mental Health


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Kingston, Jamaica: Health and Wellness will be the focus as the University of the West Indies hosts its 2012 Research Days activities on Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27 on the Mona Campus. Now in its 13th year, the annual forum provides an opportunity for dialogue between researchers and […]

UWI Research Days 2012 to Examine Health and Wellness Research