Tag Archives: Luke Browne

NELSON MANDELA LECTURE

The huge influence of the late Nelson Mandela in the global arena was highlighted here this week, by Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Luke Browne. Minister Browne spoke on the life and times of the international Icon, as he presented the Nelson Mandela Centennial Lecture on Monday night. The presentation focused on the… Continue Reading →

ST. MATTHIAS DONATION

The St. Matthias Charities Inc. has again demonstrated its commitment to the development of the local health services with a presentation to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment. Last week Thursday June 14th a substantial donation of medical equipment and other supplies was handed over to Ministry officials during a ceremony at the… Continue Reading →

STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION

Over 200 persons in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with hearing problems, have benefited from a recent collaboration between Starkey Hearing Foundation, the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and Rotary South. On Saturday June 16th, at the Arnos Vale netball court – the persons had their ears checked and many of them were… Continue Reading →

ADOLESCENT POLICY LAUNCH

The National Adolescent Policy and Action Plan will be officially launched here this week. The launch will be hosted by the National Adolescent Steering Committee, and is slated for Tuesday June 19th from 9am, at the National Insurance Services Conference Room. The event will hear addresses from Minister or Health Wellness and the Environment, Luke… Continue Reading →

INTER-SECTORAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

A two-day Inter-sectoral Workshop will be held here from today, to update the National Food Based Dietary Guidelines of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The workshop will be hosted by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries, Industry and Labour, in collaboration with the Food… Continue Reading →

BE FIT PLEASED

Over 2000 persons are reported to have taken part in the Dance 2 Fitness road edition and the Sagicor-Befit 5kRun/Walk held here on April 28th. The events were held to heighten awareness on the plight of children suffering with juvenile diabetes. At a Media Conference held on Monday at the Ministry of Health’s Conference Room,… Continue Reading →

BROWNE-DRUG MEETING

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has established a National Drug Council as part of ongoing efforts to address the issue of illicit drug use. The announcement was made by Minister of Health Wellness and the Environment Luke Browne this week, as he addressed the opening of a Regional Meeting for Policymakers and… Continue Reading →