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Ministry Of Health Zika Awareness And Sensitization Amongst The Public

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has embarked on a nationwide public sensitization campaign to educate Vincentians about the Zika virus. Chief Health Promotion Officer, Patsy Wyllie, said the campaign will target schools and communities throughout the country. Speaking at a news conference last week, Miss Wyllie said the ministry is also planning… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Health Addresses The Zika Concern In SVG

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment says it has amplified all efforts, with healthcare providers here, being briefed on the surveillance and clinical management of Zika. There are no reported cases of the Zika virus infection here in SVG. However, the Health Ministry says stringent measures are being put in place to manage… Continue Reading →

Beekeepers In SVG Asked To Play A Special Part In Control Of The Zika Disease

Beekeepers across St. Vincent and the Grenadines are being urged to safeguard their Bee Farms when the Ministry of Health conducts its fogging exercises to fight against the Ades Aegypti Mosquito and the Zika viral illness. Senior Environmental Health Officer- Danville Toney said with the increasing threat of the Zika Virus across the Caribbean, the… Continue Reading →

The Ministry Of Health Steps Up Zika Surveillance

Local Health Officials have appealed to people in St Vincent and the Grenadines to work collaboratively with the Ministry of Health in its increased surveillance regarding the spread of the Aedes Egypti which is linked to the Zika virus. Senior Environmental Healh Officer, Danvile Toney, said on NBC’s Viws on Issues Programme 17th January, that… Continue Reading →