Tag Archives: Vector Control Unit

Mosquito Challenge

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin, said the Vector Control Unit has adopted a proactive approach to the control of the mosquito population in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He made the point while responding to a question in Parliament in relation to the Ministry’s efforts to prevent future outbreaks of dengue… Continue Reading →

Vector Control Unit Presence Is No Cause For Alarm

Officials from the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment are appealing to the public not to be alarmed when they see members of the Vector Control Unit conducting work in their communities. Chairman of the National Surveillance Committee, Dr. Rosmond Adams said this work is being done to ensure that there is no spread… Continue Reading →

Concerns About The Chikungunya illness Continue To Grow

The Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health is stepping up its efforts to reduce the mosquito population here, as concerns continue to grow about the Chikungunya illness, which is affecting the region. Acting Supervisor of the Vector Control Program, Todd Lewis, outlined the activities being undertaken by the unit during NBC’s Views On… Continue Reading →

Vector Control Unit Working To Ensure That There Is No Spread Of Chikungunya In SVG

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment says its Vector Control Unit is stepping up its work to ensure that there is no spread of the Chikungunya Virus in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The viral disease which is spread by the Aedes Aegypti Mosquito is the latest medical issue in the region with… Continue Reading →