Tag Archives: Healthy

PAHO Official On Maintaining A Healthy Environment In SVG

A top PAHO Official has said that a healthy enabling environment is necessary in order for a population to be healthy. PAHO/WHO representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Dr. Godfrey Xuereb (Shreb) was addressing a forum on Monday on the theme “Health in all Policies”. He said that all stakeholders in the health sector… Continue Reading →

SVG Will Observe World Diabetes Day With Activities To Promote Healthy Eating

World Diabetes Day will be observed on Friday and this year’s campaign marks the first of a three year focus on healthy living and Diabetes. The day has been designated by the World Health Organization in response to the growing concern about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Latest estimates from the International Diabetic… Continue Reading →

Minister Clayton Burgin On Child Obesity In SVG

Minister of Health, Clayton Burgin, said the government has implemented a number of health initiatives aimed at reducing the incidents of child obesity in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He was addressing hosted a one-day Symposium and Health Fair, held last week as part of activities to observe Nutrition Awareness Week. Minister Burgin said work… 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 →