RCI St. Lucia
posted on November 28, 2013 10:33
Statistics to reflect the number of cases of Dengue fever cases here have been released.
The figures come from National Epidemiologist in the Ministry of Health Nahum Jn Baptiste, amid an intensive education campaign against the spread of the virus. Mr Jn Baptiste notes that the department has seen an increased number of cases during the rainy season when compared with the same period last year.
Meanwhile, plans are afoot for the observance of World Aids Day here on the Weekend. Mr. Jn Baptiste notes that the activities have been spread over a number of locations around the island. Over the years, the National Aids Program Secretariat has seen an increase in the level of interest from several non-governmental organizations.
World Aids Day will be observed globally on December 1st