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Up to Date Medical News and Views from The University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts 

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UMHS Students Donate Food to Holy Spirit Catholic Preschool

By Robertino Simpson It is known to all that children are the future. Any investment in their health and well being is a gift that will produce many dividends. Holy Spirit Catholic Preschool is a Christian-based organization; they aim at making a difference in the lives of the children here in St. Kitts. The University of Medicine and Health Sciences, one of the leading Caribbean medical schools, took the opportunity to visit the Holy Spirit

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UMHS Students Raise Funds for Double Lung Transplant for 15-Year-Old Boy with Cystic Fibrosis

By Robertino Simpson Every breath we breathe is a gift and should be cherished. Life is reverent and is respected by all, regardless of class, color or creed. It was a great honor for the UMHS Student Government Association (SGA) to join forces with the Hispanic American Medical Student Association (HAMSA) here at UMHS to help 15-year-old Seth Davis with his fight against cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage

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National GERD Awareness Week for Gastrointestinal Disorders

It is the Annual National GERD (Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease) Awareness Week until the end of November, shedding light on additional research, increased educational opportunities and improved patient care for the GI (Gastrointestinal) community during the week of Thanksgiving, when people tend to overeat. The UMHS Endeavour takes a look at the history of this awareness week, and tips for the general public and students at American and Caribbean medical schools. Tips for GERD Awareness Week

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NY Staff Interview: Nelly Alvarez, UMHS Associate Director of Enrollment Management

  Two distinct things set Nelly Alvarez, UMHS Associate Director of Enrollment Management, apart from everyone else at the North American Administrative Office in New York City: Her laugh and her upbeat energy. Nelly’s warm, jovial laugh precedes her whenever she walks into a room. Her positive outlook and cheerful spirit are the very things that make her such a natural at her new position, working with accepted UMHS students and guiding them through the

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