Tag Archives: Ministry of Health

HAND FOOT & MOUTH DISEASE CASES

Some cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease have been confirmed in educational institutions in the country and the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment said it is closely monitoring the situation. The Ministry said Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease is a common viral illness among infants and children under the age of five… Continue Reading →

HEALTH ON ZANTAC

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is advising pharmacies that sell the popular heartburn medication Zantac to discontinue sales until further notice. This follows the (F.D.A) Food and Drug Administration’s warning that low levels of a cancer-causing chemical were detected in samples of the drug. The F.D.A. has said it is investigating where… Continue Reading →

HEALTH INCIDENT UPDATE

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment said the Ward Manager who did not respond appropriately to a situation at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital this week, has been referred to both the Public Service Commissions Department and the General Nursing Council for their review. The Ministry had launched an investigation into an incident… Continue Reading →

IMMUNIZATION WEEK

The Expanded Program on immunization within the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is celebrating the 17th vaccination week of the Americas from April 20-27, 2019. The week of activities is being held with the theme: Protect your Community Do Your Part Get Vaccinated Vaccination week of the Americas is an event held annually by more than 40… Continue Reading →

JUVENILE DIABETES AWARENESS

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is giving full support to the Be Fit Movement in its quest to address the issue of Juvenile diabetes here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Organization will host a 5K Run/Walk and Dance to fitness this weekend to create awareness about juvenile diabetes here. Minister of Health… Continue Reading →