Tag Archives: Control

Beekeepers In SVG Asked To Play A Special Part In Control Of The Zika Disease

Beekeepers across St. Vincent and the Grenadines are being urged to safeguard their Bee Farms when the Ministry of Health conducts its fogging exercises to fight against the Ades Aegypti Mosquito and the Zika viral illness. Senior Environmental Health Officer- Danville Toney said with the increasing threat of the Zika Virus across the Caribbean, the… Continue Reading →

Minister Caesar Speaks About Root Crop Export And The Ministry’s Plan For Disease Control

The Ministry of Agriculture is expected to begin the export of root crops to the United Kingdom by the first half of this year. Minister of Agriculture says these exports will be done through an initiative with WINFRESH, and it is part of the diversification of the Agricultural Sector. He said this country can boast… Continue Reading →

Local Hunters Asked To Help Control Armadillo Populations

An appeal has been made for Hunters throughout the country to assist with the control of the local Armadillo population, as the Hunting Season continues. This appeal was made by Acting Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, who said this particular specie which is not native to St. Vincent and the Grenadines is becoming a problem… Continue Reading →

Vector Control Unit & Pan American Public Awareness Exhibitions

The Insect Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment will be collaborating with the Pan American Health Organization to host a series of public awareness sessions and exhibitions on integrated vector control measures in various communities across the country. The sessions will begin tomorrow June 6th and run until Friday… Continue Reading →

Chikungunya Spread Control Exercises

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is intensifying its fogging and other activities to contain the spread of the Chikungunya viral disease here. Chairman of the National Surveillance Committee in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Rosmond Adams says the Ministry is working to ensure that the outbreak of the disease does not reach… Continue Reading →