Tag Archives: Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment

HOSPITAL HEALTH

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment yesterday informed the public of the temporary closure of the Accident and Emergency Department of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital and suspension of visiting hours. In a statement on the issue, the Ministry advised persons with flu-like symptoms to call ahead so an assessment could be made… Continue Reading →

Seniors Expectancy

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment Luis De Shong has been outlining the advances in public health, which have helped to increase the life expectancy of Vincentians. Mr. De Shong was addressing a group of senior citizens from Biabou, at the launch of a commemorative magazine, to celebrate the group’s… Continue Reading →

Pregnant women are Urged to take extra precautions to protect themselves from the chikungunya virus.

A medical practitioner here has urged pregnant women to take extra precautions to protect themselves from the chikungunya virus. The word of caution came from Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, Dr. Michael Goodluck, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme last Sunday. Dr. Goodluck said the virus can be passed… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment will host a two day workshop for Health Care Personnel .

Health Care Personnel who work within the Community Nursing Service will be involved in a two-day training workshop next week. The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment will host the workshop for Staff Nurses and Nursing Assistants. The workshop is designed to enhance the quality and care of the reproductive health services provided at… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is hosting a Cultural and Health Fair at Heritage Square today.

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is hosting a  Cultural and Health Fair at Heritage Square today, as part of activities to mark World Diabetes Day, which is being observed today. A release from the Ministry says the day was designated in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organisation,… Continue Reading →