Ministry Of Health To Host Live Panel Discussion On Breastfeeding

Thursday, 28 September 2023 - 4:21pm

Chief Nursing Officer, Ms. Jacinth Hannibal said the Ministry of Health and Social Development is re-introducing the baby friendly initiative of breastfeeding and will be hosting a Facebook LIVE panel discussion on the subject.

Ministry Of Health Delegation Attending 60th PAHO Meeting

Wednesday, 27 September 2023 - 1:25pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley is featured with Acting Permanent Secretary, Ms. Tasha Bertie and Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronald Georges at the 60th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), 75th Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) of the Americas in Washington, D. C. 

Breastfeeding Workshop On August 31

Monday, 28 August 2023 - 1:22pm

Nurses, midwives, doctors, birth coaches, and doulas are invited to register to attend the ‘Importance and Benefits of Breastfeeding’ continuing medical education session via WebEx on Thursday August 31 at 6:30 p.m.

VI Charting Way Towards Standards For Diabetes Care

Tuesday, 25 July 2023 - 9:35am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is charting the way towards improved health outcomes for people living with diabetes with the launch of care guidelines.

Launch Of Guidelines For Diabetes Management

Tuesday, 18 July 2023 - 1:11pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development will be launching the Caribbean Public Health Agency’s ‘Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes in Primary Care’ on Thursday July 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the lobby of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith hospital.

Ministry Of Health Standardising Diabetes Treatment

Thursday, 13 July 2023 - 4:08pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is leading the way to standardise the care and treatment of persons with diabetes through the launch of guidelines for the management of the disease.

Capacity Building To Enhance Pharmacovigilance Locally

Friday, 2 June 2023 - 5:32pm

Chief of Drugs and Pharmaceutical Services, Mrs. Gracia Wheatley-Smith has said her office is equipped with skills in signal detection and drug safety as part of ongoing efforts to enhance pharmacovigilance locally.

Seminar To Strengthen Capacity On Lupus Disease Set For June 6

Friday, 2 June 2023 - 10:03am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development will be hosting a seminar on Lupus to strengthen the capacity to identify, diagnose, treat and care for persons with the disease.

BVI Health Services Authority Receives Blood Bank Equipment

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 - 10:19am

The BVI Health Services Authority has received a donation of Blood Bank equipment courtesy of the Rotary Club of Tortola.

National Medicines And Therapeutics Committee Launched

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 - 1:33pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has launched a National Medicines and Therapeutics Committee as it continues to make strides to advance healthcare in the Territory.