Tag Archives: Ministry of Health

HEALTH INCIDENT UPDATE

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment said the Ward Manager who did not respond appropriately to a situation at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital this week, has been referred to both the Public Service Commissions Department and the General Nursing Council for their review. The Ministry had launched an investigation into an incident… Continue Reading →

IMMUNIZATION WEEK

The Expanded Program on immunization within the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is celebrating the 17th vaccination week of the Americas from April 20-27, 2019. The week of activities is being held with the theme: Protect your Community Do Your Part Get Vaccinated Vaccination week of the Americas is an event held annually by more than 40… Continue Reading →

JUVENILE DIABETES AWARENESS

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is giving full support to the Be Fit Movement in its quest to address the issue of Juvenile diabetes here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Organization will host a 5K Run/Walk and Dance to fitness this weekend to create awareness about juvenile diabetes here. Minister of Health… Continue Reading →

JAPAN GRANT AID

The Government of Japan is providing four million US dollars in grant aid for several projects here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce says the funds will be used for the provision of equipment and other aid for small and medium sized enterprise development. According to the… Continue Reading →

NCDS CONCERN

The Ministry of Health will be taking an aggressive approach to address the incidence and prevalence of non-communicable diseases in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Health Minister Luke Browne said in Parliament on Tuesday that provision has been made in the Appropriation Bill for a Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable… Continue Reading →