BVI Health Minister Encourages Residents To Adopt Healthier Lifestyles

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 3:44pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone is issuing a challenge to residents to adopt 21 days of healthier behavior during Diabetes Awareness Month.

Message By Minister For Health And Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone In Observance Of Diabetes Awareness Month

Tuesday, 5 November 2019 - 4:59pm

I extend greetings to everyone at home and abroad. According to the World Health Organization, chronic diseases continue to be on the incline globally. It is expected to surge from 46 percent of the world’s population to 57 percent by 2020. Almost half of the chronic disease-caused deaths are attributable to cardiovascular diseases, obesity and diabetes.

Message by Minister for Health and Social Development on World Alzheimer's Month

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 - 4:28pm

The Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organization which aims to create awareness, encourage prevention of the disease and be the support system for families coping with loved ones suffering from the disease. 

The BVI To Receive Assistance In Combating Chronic Diseases

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 10:31am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is partnering with Lifestyle Medicine Institute to assist with the prevention and reduction of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors.

World Cancer Day Forum On February 6

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 - 11:21am

The public is invited to a presentation forum on “Celebrating Survivors” as part of World Cancer Day 2019 on Wednesday February 6 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the New Peebles Hospital. 

Asthma Workshop For Educators On February 14

Thursday, 31 January 2019 - 4:02pm

Educators from public and private schools are invited to participate in a training workshop geared to deal with children who may have asthma attacks while at school.

Message By Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton - ‘Family And Diabetes’

Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 1:58pm

My fellow Virgin Islanders, our health journey can be filled with many twists and turns. One day, you may feel perfectly fine and the next, you may be battling a non-communicable disease such as diabetes that will change your life forever

Office Of The Deputy Governor’s Staff Support World Diabetes Day

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 5:42pm

Public Officers in the Office of the Deputy Governor are pictured here in blue apparel in support of World Diabetes Day,....

Families Urged To Play Role In Diabetes Prevention

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 5:11pm

Families are being urged to play their role in diabetes prevention as the Territory observes World Diabetes Day today November 14.