Topic: Education, Public Health | Posted By: wchambers
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.
Topic: National Health Insurance, Public Health | Posted By: aphillip
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.
Topic: Clinics, Public Health | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 11:00am
My Fellow Virgin Islanders and friends, today is an exciting day for the Government and people of the Virgin Islands, and for the people of Virgin Gorda in particular, as it marks a crucial milestone in our quest to strengthen the delivery of health services on the Sister Islands. As we gather here to witness the Contract Signing and Ground Breaking for the Nurse Iris O'Neal Medical Centre, we are witnessing a very big step towards our dream of a world-class healthcare system, and better health outcomes for the people of the Virgin Islands.