St Kitts and Nevis
Regarding St Kitts and Nevis we received the following information:
a) The minimum requirement would be a letter from the doctor in charge of treatment at the patient's place of residence, giving full name and address, the date of travel, arrival and departure and details of daily dosages.
b) Patients needing treatment in St Kitts and Nevis would have to be supervised by a psychiatrist in the country.
c) Methadone is a narcotic and is subject to full scale international regulations for importation. Methadone is not exported from St Kitts and Nevis.
d) At present, there are very few patients on
methadone in St Kitts and Nevis. If there is the need to cope
with increasing numbers, the government of St Kitts and Nevis
would prefer to be responsible for importing and keeping
Acting Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
Phone: +1809 4652521
Fax: +1809 4561316
Any comments and
additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:
Bremer Platz 18-20
Phone: +49 251 60123 or 234577
Fax: +49 251 234577 or 666580
(This page last revised September 5, 1998)