Tag Archives: Ministry of Health

DIABETES PROJECT

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, is moving forward with its implementation of the Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Diabetes in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. And, as part of this process, three officials from the Ministry of Health visited Taiwan from August 13 to August 23. The three-member… Continue Reading →

RED CROSS ZIKA PROJECT

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society, will be conducting a Knowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) Survey of its present Zika Project in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment. This Survey, which commenced yesterday and runs until June 22nd, will see volunteers seeking to capture information on how mosquitoes… Continue Reading →

HEALTH- TOBACCO MEETING

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment will today host the first in a series of meetings to raise awareness on the effects of tobacco use. The Ministry said the meeting is also being held to disseminate data In relation to tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke in St. Vincent and the Grenadines…. Continue Reading →

NO TOBACCO DAY

Local Health Officials and other stakeholders will be involved in a National Symposium this week, as part of activities to observe World No Tobacco Day under the theme “Tobacco and Heart Disease”. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment will host the National Symposium at the Methodist Church Hall, beginning at 9am. Chief Health… 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 →

Asthma in SVG

St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Global Community in Observing World Asthma Day on Tuesday May 1st. World Asthma day is an annual awareness event supported by Global Initiative for Asthma, GINA, to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. On Sunday April 30th the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, through… Continue Reading →