World AIDS Day Media Campaign Launched

World AIDS Day Media Campaign Launched

🕔11:11, 4.Dec 2017

      Leading up to World AIDS Day observed on December 1, the National Chronic Disease Unit in collaboration with the Anguilla Community Action Network (ACAN) Youth Arm has launched a World AIDS Day social media campaign entitled “B

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Twenty-seven Complete UWI Post-Disaster  Community-Based Psychosocial Training

Twenty-seven Complete UWI Post-Disaster Community-Based Psychosocial Training Updated

🕔11:24, 27.Nov 2017

      Twenty-seven of Anguilla’s Social Services providers, First Responders and other providers of psychosocial support have completed a three-day certified training workshop in Post-Disaster Community-Based Psychosocial support. The training was conducted by Mrs. Arna Elliott-Rattray, Ms. Feona Charles

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World Diabetes Day (WDD) November 14th 2017 Address  by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Aisha Andrewin

World Diabetes Day (WDD) November 14th 2017 Address by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Aisha Andrewin Updated

🕔09:48, 20.Nov 2017

      Fellow residents and citizens of Anguilla, World Diabetes Day is celebrated annually on November 14th. This day was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about

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Ask Your Doctor: STROKE PREVENTION

Ask Your Doctor: STROKE PREVENTION Updated

🕔09:21, 20.Nov 2017

      Many residents of Anguilla continue to develop strokes despite there being effective treatment and preventative measures. Improved medical services and greater educational programmes are needed to decrease or prevent the complications of strokes in Anguilla. What is

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017:  “Think Twice. Seek Advice”

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017: “Think Twice. Seek Advice” Updated

🕔09:14, 20.Nov 2017

      The week of November 13th to 19th is World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Antibiotics are medicines that treat bacterial infections. They do not cure infections caused by viruses, such as the common cold or flu. Taking antibiotics when

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Ask Your Doctor: ANKLE SPRAIN

Ask Your Doctor: ANKLE SPRAIN Updated

🕔09:56, 13.Nov 2017

      Most of us have experienced some injury to our ankles at some time in our lives. Ankle sprain is one of the most common ankle injuries, often resulting in some pain and discomfort. Although ankle sprains are

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POSITIVE LIVING:  FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN

POSITIVE LIVING: FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN Updated

🕔09:20, 13.Nov 2017

      Have you ever been in a situation in which you did not know what to expect, and it made you feel unsettled or even upset? Or, are you now experiencing a time in your life when you

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Ask Your Doctor: IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA IN WOMEN

Ask Your Doctor: IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA IN WOMEN Updated

🕔11:28, 6.Nov 2017

    Anaemia is very common in women and one of the most common cause of anaemia in women is that of iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO),

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GUARDING AGAINST RED EYE  IN ANGUILLA

GUARDING AGAINST RED EYE IN ANGUILLA Updated

🕔10:16, 30.Oct 2017

      Over the past few weeks, health officials in Anguilla have been monitoring cases of conjunctivitis, known as Red Eye or Pink Eye, particularly among schoolchildren and, in other cases, adults as well. In response, the Health Promotion

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UNICEF Trainers Aid Disaster Preparedness

UNICEF Trainers Aid Disaster Preparedness

🕔11:37, 23.Oct 2017

    The Department of Disaster Preparedness, in collaboration with UNICEF, has conducted a “train the trainers” three-day workshop particularly for education officials and those persons in the community who work closely with children. The workshop, which ran over October

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