2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 11:32am

At the Ministry of Health, we monitor disease outbreaks and health emergencies at home and abroad, including Dengue, Chikungunya and TB, through to emerging threats such as the outbreak of the novel (new) coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

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Over 60 BVI Officers Trained In 911 Call Handling Software

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 12:44pm

Over 60 officers are being trained in the Next Generation 911 Software programme classes to efficiently dispatch emergency calls among agencies.

Imaging Suite Back At Full Capacity And Ready To Serve

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 12:24pm

The Imaging Suite at the BVI Health Services Authority said to be “state of the art” equipment with advance technology and the most competitive prices on island, is functioning at full capacity and is ready to serve the BVI and beyond.

BVI Legislators Briefed On Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, 31 January 2020 - 4:11pm

Pictured are Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (middle); Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Irad Potter (right) and BVI Health Services Authority Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ronald Georges.

25 Chip Facilitators Trained To Manage Health Improvement Programme

Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 2:44pm

Twenty-five professionals are now trained to facilitate the upcoming Complete Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) powered by the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Wear Blue On World Diabetes Day On November 14

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 2:45pm

In recognition of World Diabetes Day, the Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging the public to wear blue on November 14.

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.

BVI Health Agencies To Address Hand Foot And Mouth Outbreak

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 4:22pm

Health agencies in the British Virgin Islands are preparing to host a series of meetings with operators of pre-schools and day-care facilities, parents and guardians, to address the recent Hand-Foot and Mouth disease outbreak.

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BVI Health Professionals Invited To STD Management Workshop

Monday, 30 September 2019 - 1:53pm

Health professionals such as doctors, nurses and lab technicians are invited to a Management of Sexual Transmitted Diseases and HIV workshop on October 4 and 5.

BVI Joins World Health Leaders To Set Priorities In The Americas

Monday, 30 September 2019 - 1:37pm

BVI Health Minister Honourable Carvin Malone and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Irad Potter join hundreds of world health leaders to discuss priorities at the Pan American Health World Health Organization (PAHO) 57th Directing Council.

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