Tag Archives: Chikungunya

Burgin Praises The Ministry Of Health

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has been commended for its efforts in controlling the spread of the Chikungunya virus in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The commendation came from Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin, while responding to a question at the recent sitting of Parliament. Minister Burgin said… Continue Reading →

Dr. Rosmand Adams Advises Public Help Quell The Spread of Chikungunya

Chairman of the National Surveillance Committee in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment Dr. Rosmond Adams is appealing to Vincentians to take all the necessary precautions to protect themselves from the Chikungunya Viral Disease. Dr. Adams made the appeal, as he provided an update on the progress being made by the Ministry of… Continue Reading →

Chikungunya Campaign Aims To Educate The Masses

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment says the public has been supporting the ongoing effort to control the spread of the Chikungunya Viral Disease. Focal Point for Communicable Diseases, Family Health and Immunization, Ferosa Roach says Vincentians have been responding positively to the Ministry’s educational campaign and other public outreach programs. Focal Point… Continue Reading →

Pregnant women are Urged to take extra precautions to protect themselves from the chikungunya virus.

A medical practitioner here has urged pregnant women to take extra precautions to protect themselves from the chikungunya virus. The word of caution came from Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, Dr. Michael Goodluck, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme last Sunday. Dr. Goodluck said the virus can be passed… Continue Reading →