PAHO-WHO and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to host a one-day stakeholder consultation

Protection of public health is an important responsibility of government, and the provision of healthy food (meals, snacks, drinks), and quality nutrition and physical education for children is a high priority for the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. These simple interventions are cost-effective because of their positive and protective effect on child survival, health and well-being, and subsequent enhanced learning ability, academic and athletic performance as well as the mounting evidence of their importance in reducing child risk of developing obesity and nutrition-related chronic non-communicable diseases.

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Ministry of Health, Wellness & the Environment to host a two-day workshop in collaboration with P.A.H.O.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation, will host a two-day workshop to further enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the professionals at the Insect Vector Control Unit. The workshop will take place on 30th and 31st October 2014, at the conference room of the HIV/AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Building, at Old Montrose, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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This week's fogging activities

Fogging activities

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of its mosquito control programme, officers within the Insect Vector Control Unit will conduct fogging operations on mainland St Vincent on the following days and places, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Fogging will be done simultaneously on both sides of the Country.

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Dr. James Hospedales advises St. Vincent and the Grenadines to prepare its health systems for the possibility of the Ebola virus entering the region

The Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency CARPHA, Dr. James Hospedales is advising St. Vincent and the Grenadines and other countries in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS to move quickly to prepare their health systems for the possibility of the Ebola virus entering the region.

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Minister

Hon. Clayton Burgin

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Services Highlighted

  • Community Health

    Monday, 04 March 2013 00:00
  • Dental Services

    Monday, 04 March 2013 00:00
  • Central Medical Stores

    Monday, 04 March 2013 00:00