Topic: Health and Safety, Healthcare, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: npickering
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.
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.
Topic: Healthcare, Public Health | Posted By: npickering
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.
Topic: Health Services, Healthcare | Posted By: aphillip
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.
Healthcare personnel across the Territory will learn how to be more influential partners in promoting patient safety when the BVI Health Services Authority observes World Patient Safety Day activities.