Tag Archives: Ministry of Health


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 →


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 →


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 →

PHASE 2 – SMART Hospital Project

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has announced that it is ready to commence Phase Two of the SMART Health Care Facilities in the Eastern Caribbean Project. A technical meeting was held on Thursday 31st August 2017, between the Ministry, representatives from the Pan American Health Organization and the Department for International Development,… Continue Reading →

Derelict Vehicles Being Moved

The local Police Force is making progress, as it works along with the Solid Waste Management Unit at the Central Water and Sewerage Authority and the Ministry of Health, to address the issue of derelict vehicles throughout the country. While speaking on the On The Beat program aired on NBC Radio on Monday night, Station… Continue Reading →