Tag Archives: Care

Dr. Roger Duncan On Diabetes Care And Prevention

Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Roger Duncan, said the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment continues to implement initiatives aimed at improving Diabetes care. He gave the assurance at last week’s launch of a Diabetic Care Programme, which is expected to help in the monitoring and control of Diabetes, through the distribution of glucometers… Continue Reading →

The NDA Endorses A New Diabetic Care Programme

The National Diabetic and Hypertensive Association has endorsed the Diabetic Care programme which was launched by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment yesterday. Local health officials say the increasing burden placed on the health care services by Diabetes continues to grow and threatens to overwhelm both the primary and secondary care services. President… Continue Reading →

Diabetics Are Urged To Take Extra Proper Care Of Their Feet

Persons suffering from Diabetes are being urged to conduct regular inspections of their feet to avoid the risk of developing foot ulcers, which often leads to amputations. The advice came from Diabetic Foot Health Practitioner, Janice Oliver, during NBC’s face to Face programme this week. People with diabetes and people with poor circulation are more… Continue Reading →

Clayton Burgin Says Steps Will Be Taken To Improve Primary Health Care Systems Here

Steps are to be taken by the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment in the upcoming months, to strengthen the Primary Health Care System. Minister of Health Clayton Burgin made the disclosure, as he delivered remarks at Thursday’s ceremony to mark the re-opening of the refurbished Clare Valley Clinic. Minister Burgin said the re-opening… Continue Reading →

Clayton Burgin Seeks To Improve Health Care Through Cooperate Partnerships

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin, is appealing to the corporate sector to partner with the ministry in an effort to improve the delivery of health care services to Vincentians. He was speaking at Monday’s handover a quantity of Medical Supplies from the Streams of Power Church at Sion Hill, valued at… Continue Reading →