Tag Archives: Health

A National Health And Nutrition Survey Findings Will Be Presented To The Vincentian Public Today

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, conducted the Surveillance Survey 2013 and ended towards the end of 2014. The survey was designed to get an improved understanding of chronic disease risk factors here in St Vincent and the Grenadines, in an attempt to put measures in… Continue Reading →

Tuberculosis &HIV Health Forum

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment hosted a one-day consultation here last week, to revise the National Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Manual of 2000. A multi-disciplinary team within the Ministry of Health was established in order to create the National Tuberculosis Co-ordinating Committee. This Committee is responsible for guiding the Tuberculosis Programme of… Continue Reading →

Health Policies In SVG

Stakeholders in the Health Sector gathered at the Methodist Church hall yesterday to discuss the concept of Health-In-All policies. The forum, hosted by the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, featured a presentation by Dr. Godfrey Xuereb (Shreb), PAHO/WHO Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Dr. Xuereb (Shreb) said that the aim of… Continue Reading →