National Zika Symposium This Week

Regional health experts are expected to discuss the way forward in the fight against the Zika virus at a national Symposium to be held here this week.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), will host the Zika Symposium on Thursday, February 18th, at the NIS Conference Facility, from 5.30 pm.

The Symposium coincides with the Director PAHO, Dr. Carissa Etienne, who will present remarks Symposium.

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache, said the symposium is another indication of the regional effort to tackle the Zika virus.