Tag Archives: Wellness and the Environment

Safety Assurance at the MCMH

Assurance has been given that the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment takes the safety and security of patients and staff at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital and other healthcare facilities seriously. Around 5 o’clock in the afternoon at the Hospital on Tuesday the assurance came in the wake of heightened security. A release… Continue Reading →

Pharmacists: Your Partner in Health

“Pharmacists: Your Partner in Health” is the theme under which World Pharmacists Day will be observed on September 25, 2015. The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Pharmaceutical Association and the SVG Pharmacy Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, have this year chosen to focus on the “Morning after Pill”…. Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is continuing its work to further develop the nation’s delivery of Mental Health Care Services.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is continuing its work to further develop the nation’s delivery of Mental Health Care Services. Today Minister of Health Clayton Burgin made a site visit to the Temporary Facilities which are being refurbished at Orange Hill to house the nation’s Mental Health Patients as the Government prepares… Continue Reading →

The Integrated Vector Control Unit within the Ministry of Health, has been proactive in its daily operations.

The Integrated Vector Control Unit within the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has been proactive in its daily operations and has identified the necessity and importance of fogging in these times. This is in light of the recent torrential rains and floods, which caused flooding, landslides and loss of lives last week. Supervisor… Continue Reading →

The Health Disaster Response Mechanism has been activated by the Ministry of Health, in the wake of last week’s natural disaster.

The Health Disaster Response Mechanism has been activated by the  Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, in the wake of last week’s natural disaster. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Luis de Shong said this means they are making more resources available to respond to the current situation in… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health is advising the public to exercise sound judgment when purchasing and consuming meats and other foods during this particular period.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment   is advising the public to exercise sound judgment when purchasing and consuming meats and other foods during this particular period. A release from the Ministry says seasoning or heat will not reverse the spoilage process of meats and other foods. It stressed that tainted foods in… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health,is appealing to all citizens to ensure that water used for human consumption at this time is not only clean but safe.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is appealing to all citizens to ensure that water used for human consumption at this time is not only clean but safe. A release from the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Luis De shong says the weather conditions have resulted in the loss of the municipal potable water… Continue Reading →