Castries, Saint Lucia, June 15, 2009 (NEMO) - On June 11 The World Health Organization raised the swine flu alert to its highest level, saying the H1N1 virus had spread to enough countries to be considered a global pandemic. Increasing the alert to Phase 6 does not mean that the disease is deadlier or more dangerous than before, just that it has spread to more countries.

Castries, Saint Lucia, June 4, 2009 (NEMO) - The Ministry of Health, Wellness, Family Affairs, National Mobilisation and Gender Relations in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization conducted a Train the Trainers Workshop on Health Services Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza at the Bay Gardens Conference Room from June 3-4 2009.

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