Health in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Life expectancy in Saint Kitts and Nevis at birth was 75.5 years in 2011. It was 72.3 years in 2001.


There are separate ministries of health for the two islands, with parallel organizational structures.


Public health[edit]

The Ministry of Health on St. Kitts is responsible for public health surveillance and disease prevention and control programs with a single Chief Medical Officer for the Federation.[1]


385 HIV cases were reported between 1984 and 2014. There were 149 AIDS cases, and the number of AIDS deaths was 112.


  1. ^ "Saint Kitts and Nevis". Pan American Health Organization. 2018. Retrieved 23 November 2018.