BVI Health Advisory Issued On Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:56pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has issued an alert to residents of the Virgin Islands against the presence of Hand -Foot-and Mouth Disease (HFMD).

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone On Update on Post-Hurricane Repairs by the BVI Health Services Authority

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:30pm

Mister Speaker, as the facilities operated by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) were not spared the ravages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, repair works have been in progress in the ensuing period. With respect to the Dr. D Orlando Smith Hospital, Annex, and Major Peebles Wing:

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone: Waste Management Strategy and Incinerator Repairs

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:25pm

Mister Speaker, not unlike the civil societies throughout the world, the current limitations of the Territory’s waste collection and disposal systems pose a serious constraint to the sustainable development of the Virgin Islands. These challenges were exacerbated by the widespread destruction caused by the 2017 hurricanes that ravaged the Territory. 

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone On The Status of the New Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:20pm

Mister Speaker I am grateful for this opportunity to provide an update on the progress of the first phase of construction of the new Nurse Iris O'Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda, which has been long anticipated and fraught with setbacks.

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone: The 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:19pm

Mister Speaker, I am pleased to update this Honourable House on my attendance and participation at the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which took place at the PAHO Headquarters in Washington, D.C. between 30 September - 4 October 2019. I was accompanied by Dr. Irad Potter, our Chief Medical Officer, and joined by other Caribbean Overseas Territories as part of the delegation of the United Kingdom.

Paint The Town Purple On October 31

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 3:16pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to wear purple on Thursday, October 31 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities.

BVI Office Of Gender Affairs Leads Domestic Violence Awareness

Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 4:28pm

The office of Gender Affairs is continuing to partner with organisations to educate residents of the Virgin Islands’ on the Domestic Violence Act, 2011 as part of advocacy activities during this month.

East End/Long Look Seniors’ Market Day Sale On October 30

Thursday, 10 October 2019 - 4:09pm

The public is invited to the East End/Long Look Seniors’ Engagement Programme Market Day Sale on Wednesday, October 30.

Police Officers Receive Training On Domestic Violence Protocol

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 4:38pm

Pictured is a scene from a recently held two-day workshop for officers at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force on the Domestic Violence Act, 2011...

Twenty-Six Facilitators To Start Upcoming BVI Health Programme Chip

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 4:30pm

Twenty-six local facilitators are now trained for the upcoming Complete Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) in the British Virgin Islands.

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