OECS health ministers endorse deeper cooperation with French territories

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) health ministers have advanced new health initiatives including deepening cooperation with French territories to ensure no citizen of OECS member states ‘are left behind’.

The fifth health ministerial meeting, held on the October 18 and 19 in Grenada under the chairmanship of Deputy Premier Delmaude Ryan from Montserrat, convened a gathering of ministers and health professionals to examine:

• Health achievements, partnerships and opportunities

• HIV and TB elimination in the OECS

• Extending access to health: an all of society approach

• Putting the Fort de France Declaration into action: working together

The meeting commenced applauding the $5 million a year savings afforded to member…

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