The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has launched an initiative aimed at improving the nutritional value of foods being offered to students at primary and secondary educational institutions here. The School Nutrition Project is the collaborative effort of the Ministry of health, the Ministry of Education and the Mustique charitable Trust, which is… Continue Reading →
St. Vincent and the Grenadians is joining the Global Community to observe World Environment Day today under the theme “Raise your voice, not the sea level.” The Ministry of Health says the day is being observed with the aim of raising awareness of the unique development challenges and successes as it relates to the environment… Continue Reading →
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is said to be leading Caribbean Countries in an effort to plant 100 Million Trees by 2017. More than eighty Schools and Community Groups in St. Vincent have registered for the first Environment Online Treelympics, in which more than 100 other countries are participating.
A senior official in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment has emphasized the importance of biodiversity in mitigating against the impact of climate change. The point was made by Acting Senior Environmental Health Officer Todd Lewis, as St. Vincent and the Grenadines prepares to observe International Day of Biological Diversity this week. To… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Miss Forbes outlined some simple measures which Vincentians can take to adapt to climate change. The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, is paying closer attention to the issue of climate change, which has had a significant impact on the weather patterns affecting St. Vincent and the Grenadines in recent years Word of this has come… Continue Reading →