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Stop demonising Mental Health Centre — doctor

That’s the plea of registrar of the nation’s sole psychiatric hospital, Dr. Karen Providence. “When you vilify mental health professionals, people are afraid to seek help and you have people committing suicide,” she told the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Providence said that no doctor would give medication to a mental health patient without first […]

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Vincentians get free hearing aids through Rotary initiative

Last Saturday saw the culmination of a weeklong mission with the Starkey Hearing Foundation providing free hearing aids and batteries for life to Vincentians in need. This initiative was the brainchild of the Rotary Club of St. Vincent South, which reached out to Starkey upon learning of their hearing missions in other countries. The Starkey […]

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Charity donates medical supplies to Health Ministry

By C. John/API The St. Matthias Charities Inc. has once again demonstrated its unwavering commitment to the development of the health services in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) with a presentation to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment. Last Thursday, a substantial donation of medical equipment and other supplies was handed over […]

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SVG represented at regional disaster risk reduction talks

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines continues to pay special attention to disaster risk reduction given the vulnerability of the country to natural hazards. It is against this backdrop that SVG is being represented at the Sixth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas, which got underway in Cartagena, Colombia, […]

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2 doctors to 200 patients at psychiatric hospital

There are two doctors to attend to the 200 patients at the Mental Health Centre (MHC) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Further, these two doctors have to conduct out-patient clinics and care for mental health patients in the prisons and at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. This was revealed by Dr. Karen Providence on […]

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2 doctors to 200 patients at psychiatric hospital

There are two doctors to attend to the 200 patients at the Mental Health Centre (MHC) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Further, these two doctors have to conduct out-patient clinics and care for mental health patients in the prisons and at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. This was revealed by Dr. Karen Providence on […]

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2 doctors to 200 patients at psychiatric hospital

There are two doctors to attend to the 200 patients at the Mental Health Centre (MHC) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Further, these two doctors have to conduct out-patient clinics and care for mental health patients in the prisons and at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. This was revealed by Dr. Karen Providence on […]

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2 doctors to 200 patients at psychiatric hospital

There are two doctors to attend to the 200 patients at the Mental Health Centre (MHC) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Further, these two doctors have to conduct out-patient clinics and care for mental health patients in the prisons and at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. This was revealed by Dr. Karen Providence on […]

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