October 19, 2006 - The new logo for Universal Health Care (UHC) will be
launched later today. Thatís the word from the Director of National insurance,
Ms Emma Hippolyte.
Universal Health Care is a government initiative aimed at ensuring equal access
to health care for all Saint Lucians.
The recently-launched Diabetes and Hypertension Project, which has already
screened almost 20,000 Saint Lucians, is the UHCís pilot project, and is
available to anyone with an NIC number, which can be found on both the old OR
new ID cards.
The official unveiling of the UHCís logo takes place later today at 12:30 p.m.
on the 5th Floor of the NIC Building, Castries Waterfront.
The logo will be revealed by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, who will also
Other government officials, UHC officials as well as a current beneficiary of
the UHC, will also address todayís ceremony.