Tag Archives: Disease

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 →

Disease Combat Initiatives In Haiti Are Slow To Draw Support

The senior United Nations Coordinator for the Cholera Response in Haiti, Pedro Medrano Rojas, says support for initiatives to combat the disease in the country have been “disappointing,”. According to Carib Journal, Rojas said they are standing at a tipping point, and the European Union – the world’s largest single donor of development aid –… 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 →