Ministry Of Health Launches Asthma Education 101

Friday, 1 May 2015 - 12:30pm

An education series has been launched to empower asthmatics and caregivers of persons with asthma to effectively manage the condition.

 

Educate Your Children To Protect Them From Sexual Abuse

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 1:00pm

Parents, guardians and members of the community are urged to arm their children with the knowledge to help protect them against sexual abuse.

All Invited To Exhibition - World Day For Safety & Health At Work

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The Health, Safety and Wellness Committee is inviting all persons to attend the Opening Ceremony and to view the exhibition for the observation of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, on Tuesday April 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Territory Engages In Non-Communicable Disease Case Study

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:00pm

A case study to evaluate the Territory’s implementation of the ‘Port of Spain Declaration’ was facilitated by the Ministry of Health and Social Development this week.

The study is part of Government’s continued efforts to reduce chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Territory.

Environmental Health Leading The Charge On Blue Bell Recall

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 4:45pm

The Environmental Health Division is informing and reminding the public that Blue Bell Creameries has recalled its ice cream products from grocery retailers and store shelves worldwide.

 

 

 

Virgin Gorda To Rally Against Child Abuse

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 11:00am

The community of Virgin Gorda is being urged to join the Social Development Department in rallying against child abuse on April 24.

 

Healthy Living To Be Introduced In Schools Curriculum

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 9:15am

Students in the Virgin Islands are to benefit from a programme that promotes the adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviours as the Government embarks on a Healthy Schools Intervention Programme.

The Ministry of Education and Culture is collaborating with the Ministry of Health and Social Development to introduce this programme into the primary schools curriculum during the 2015-2016 school year beginning with Grades 2 and 3.

Fitness Movement ‘Top Stepper’ Challenge Announced

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 5:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has teamed up with UMI Fashions to present the Fitness Movement Challenge “Top Stepper” competition.

According to Programme Coordinator, Mr. Jason Rubaine persons desirous of being the “top stepper” will have to accumulate no less than 20,000 steps within a 24 hour period to qualify.

Baptist Health International A Medical Care Option For BVI

Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Division of the Social Security Board has partnered with Baptist Health International of Florida to strengthen its overseas network to enable seamless and affordable transfer of patients for medical care.

Be Active Your Way For Physical Activity Day

Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 4:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging the community to organise walks and physical activity events in celebration of Physical Activity Day, Monday, April 6.

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