Teachers Meet To Strategise Execution Of Healthy School Initiative

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 5:00pm

Teachers of Physical Education and Grades 2 and 3 met at a two day workshop to strategise and find effective ways to implement the ‘healthy lifestyle school intervention programme’ in schools across the Territory.

Ministry Of Health To Host Medicine Supply Management Workshop

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 3:15pm

A workshop to build on the general principles of procurement, and inventory control in the medicine supply chain management in the Virgin Islands will be held next week. 

Asthma Education Workbook Series Now Available To The Public

Monday, 31 August 2015 - 12:30pm

Parents and caregivers of children with asthma can now access educational materials referred to as “Asthma Education 101” being offered by the Ministry of Health and Social Development to assist in the management of asthma.

HIV-AIDS Monitoring Mechanism Initiated In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 7 August 2015 - 3:30pm

The “Test and Treat” mechanism which ensures better outcomes for the immune system in the prevention of HIV transmission as well as its progression to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), has been initiated in the Virgin Islands.

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Minister Pays Courtesy Call On Minister For Health

Friday, 31 July 2015 - 4:15pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton entertains a courtesy visit by Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs of the Cayman Islands Government, Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, MLA on July 30, 2015.

Virgin Islands Increases Health Surveillance Against Whooping Cough

Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 1:00pm

The Ministry of Health in St. Lucia officially notified the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA of the receipt of positive laboratory results for two suspected cases that were part of a wider investigation of six cases of prolonged, severe cough in small children requiring hospital admission.

Public Invited To Seniors’ Barbeque And Social

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 3:15pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public to a Barbeque and Social at the Road Town Senior Citizens Building on Monday, July 27, 2015.

New Peebles Hospital Receives $20,000 Donation For EEG Machine

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 3:45pm

Jaleel Cameron supersedes goal of $17,000 by raising and donating $20,000 towards the purchase of an electroencephalography machine also known as an EEG Machine at the New Peebles Hospital.

Adina Donovan Home Receives Donation From Rotary Club Sunrise

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 2:15pm

The residents of the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly are recipients of new utensils and food carts donated by the Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town after being adopted in a gesture of community service. 

Health Partnerships Featured On GIS Programme

Monday, 6 July 2015 - 4:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is inviting the community to tune in to CBN Channel 51 and get a better understanding of the partnership that exists between the BVI and Baptist Health International.  

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