Tag Archives: CNCD

Luis DeShong Calls For Greater Access To Medication For CNCDs

OECS Health Ministers will continue discussions here today on the development of a comprehensive strategy to help mitigate emerging viral diseases, particularly, Chikungunya and Ebola. The OECS and the Ministry of Health is hosting the two-day Meeting at the NIS Conference Facility. Ministers and Technical personnel will also discuss the annual Work Program of the… Continue Reading →

Healthy Living Environment

Chief Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment Andrea Robin said their aim is to create an environment where people make healthy choices for living. She tells NBC News that this is part of the ongoing thrust to address the problem of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD’s). Mrs. Robin said they are continuing… Continue Reading →

CNCD National Policy

The Ministry of Health is making progress in its move to develop a national policy document to address the issue of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (CNCD’S) or Lifestyle Diseases. That’s according to the Ministry’s Focal Point for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, Dr. Rosmond Adams. Dr. Adams said Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases account for most of the deaths… Continue Reading →

National Nutrition Survey

Officials from the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment say they are continuing to make strides in developing programs to improve their capacity to monitor Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD’s) and their risks factors. This assurance was given by Head of the Health Information Unit, Dr. Jennifer George, who said that they are continuing to… Continue Reading →

CNCDs – The Leading Cause Of Death In SVG

Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (CNCD’S) or Lifestyle Diseases continue to be the leading cause of death in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This statement was made by Focal Point for Chronic Non Communicable Diseases in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Dr. Rosmond Adams who said they have intensified their fight against CNCD’s…. Continue Reading →

Chronic Disease Awareness

Vincentians are being encouraged to make positive lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD’s) The advice came from Dr. Rosmond Adams, the focal point of CNCD with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, during NBC’s Views on Issues programme last week. Dr. Adams said Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases are the… Continue Reading →