Tag Archives: Non-Communicable

SVG Faces Challenges With Non-communicable Diseases

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among countries in the Caribbean which are being challenged by the increasing number of persons being afflicted by Chronic Non-communicable Diseases. The issue was raised by the Minister responsible for Consumer Affairs, Camillo Gonsalves, as he delivered a radio address to mark World Consumer Rights Day, which was observed… Continue Reading →

Healthy Living Environment

Chief Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment Andrea Robin said their aim is to create an environment where people make healthy choices for living. She tells NBC News that this is part of the ongoing thrust to address the problem of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCD’s). Mrs. Robin said they are continuing… Continue Reading →

CNDs And Youths In SVG

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment has expressed concern about the unwillingness of young people to access treatment for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs). Family Nurse Practitioner, Sister Julie Prince, spoke on the issue during the “Views On Issues” programme aired on NBC Radio on Sunday. Sister Prince said some young people are refusing… Continue Reading →