Nurses are on the frontline and they have a significant role in battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of Monday, November 16th, there were over 55 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide. But while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) such as Diabetes, is still lurking about the globe.
World Diabetes Day was observed on November 14th, under the theme, “The Nurse and Diabetes”. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar.
Junior Minister of Health here on Nevis, is the Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams:
As part of the Government’s effort to encourage nurses, those here on Nevis, received a salary upgrade (retroactive from June 1st 2020).
In addition, Minister Brandy-Williams assured other members within the nursing fraternity on the island, that “their time will come”, as it relates to salary upgrade.