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St Vincent Health Ministry pledges to fix Mental Health Sector

Senior Nursing Officer at the Mental Health Centre, Diana Bailey, has pledged to meet the challenges at the institution. She asserted that the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is taking a proactive approach as it relates to remedying […]

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SHOPS/USAID Project Officially Launched Database In St. Vincent

The SHOPS/USAID project commenced through the management of the HIV/AIDS unit to provide the OECS with an online application to provide all of the health facility listings within

Nigerian Students failed to prove Ebola status

The Ministry of Health in St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently quarantined two Nigerian students who failed to prove their Ebola status. The Students who arrived in St.

PAHO/WHO and CARPHA host stakeholder meet in St Vincent

Following initial consultations in November 2012, the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Ministry of Education have jointly developed an overall policy framework on healthy

St. Vincent MOH sensitizes owners and representatives of funeral homes on Ebola

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment recently held a meeting with owners and representatives of funeral homes to sensitize them on the management and safe disposal

38 000 new cases of chikungunya, 32 dead

While the Ebola virus rages through West Africa with up to 1 000 deaths to date, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is saying that as many as

Fifteen countries confirm chikungunya disease

Fifteen countries have confirmed the presence of chikungunya disease and these include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Martinique, St

OECS steps in to send medicine to flood ravaged islands

Pharmaceutical companies within the OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) have stepped into to help those islands which suffered major losses and death in the aftermath of the


Assistant Secretary General, Human and Social Development of CARICOM, Vincentian Dr.Douglas Slater said that delaying pregnancies to later in a woman’s twenties is better for the GDP the Caribbean region. He made his remarks to the Trinidad press

Half of people don’t know they have diabetes

 Dr. Cory Couillard World Diabetes Day is held on 14 November each year. A staggering 50 per cent of sufferers do not know that they are diabetic and the

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