Tag Archives: Minister of Health


Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Luke Browne last evening paid a courtesy call to the Vincentian students pursuing studies in Jamaica. Minister Browne visited Jamaica on official business and took some time out of his busy schedule to have a meeting with the students. Among the topics discussed at the meeting were issues… Continue Reading →


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 →


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 →

St. Vincent & the Grenadines fighting Zika

This country has had to grapple with several Mosquito-borne diseases such as Chikungunya; Dengue Fever and Zika Virus. Minister of Health Luke Browne has emphasized the importance of the Zika Volunteer Training Program and said the Ministry needs the support from the whole of society in order to tackle this problem. A group of young… Continue Reading →

No Shortage of Drugs At Medical Facilities

Minister of Health, Clayton Burgin, is assuring Vincentians that there is no shortage of medication at the various medical facilities throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He was responding to a question in Parliament on Monday September 21, 2015 which pointed to a recent survey by the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States/Pharmaceutical Procurement Service… Continue Reading →

The Newly Refurbished Hospital At Port Elizabeth, Bequia To Open Soon

Government Officials and Representatives from the Ministry of Health will travel to Bequia next month for a ceremony to mark the opening of the newly refurbished Hospital at Port Elizabeth, Bequia. The ceremony slated for Thursday October 8, 2015 will be hosted jointly by the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) and the Ministry of Health,… Continue Reading →

The Minister of Health Seeks To Modernize The Health Sector Here

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin, said the Ministry seeks to maintain at least six functional ambulances throughout the country at all times. He made the point while responding to a question in Parliament on Tuesday. Minister Burgin said every effort is being made to maintain this figure to ensure the availability… Continue Reading →