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November 10th, 2018
Mobile Clinic arrives for BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The United Kingdom (UK) has donated a Mobile Clinic Van to the Territory and it will be for the use of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), in their efforts to expand Medical Services.

November 5th, 2018
Cure for cancer may be in Marijuana – Deputy Premier Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Which will it be? The medicinal proprieties in cannabis or the western style type of medicine? Those were two opinions shared with cancer survivors, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Dinner Gala for the 20th Anniversary of the British Virgin Islands Cancer Society.

November 5th, 2018
11 honoured at BVI Cancer Society Gala Event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the BVI Cancer Society, 11 founding members were honoured while local politicians and other leaders underscored the importance of the non-governmental organisation.

October 30th, 2018
Fact or not? Irma blamed for delays in Iris O’Neal Medical Centre

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) said the delay in the construction of the new Iris O’Neal Medical Centre at Virgin Gorda could be attributed to the 2017 hurricanes, was he telling the truth?

October 29th, 2018
Ronald E. Georges In! Paula G. Chester-Cumberbatch Out! as BVIHSA CEO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Under pressure for their history and legacy of not hiring locals for top jobs, the National Democratic Party (NDP) through its Cabinet has appointed local medical specialist Dr Ronald E. Georges as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BVI Health Services Authority.

October 28th, 2018
Bougainvillea Clinic launches Cardiac Catheterization Lab

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Bougainvillea Clinic, a privately owned and operated Hospital in Road Town, Tortola has launched a new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

October 5th, 2018
Africa trip cost would be better spent on Health Services-Queen Shereen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The cancellation of a trip to Africa by a Government led delegation is being welcomed as good news since the monies could be better used in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 13th, 2018
VI needs comprehensive approach to health issues—Dr Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is need for a more comprehensive approach in the manner with which the Virgin Islands (VI) treats with medical challenges, a notion raised recently by Vice President of the VI Alzheimer Association, Dr June M. Samuel—as the Territory joins with the world in Observing Alzheimer’s Month.

September 8th, 2018
Primary Health Services gets new leadership after 5-year absence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local specialist Pediatrician with the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Dr Natasha D. Frett, has been appointed Director of Primary Healthcare Services (PHS), effective September 1, 2018.

August 29th, 2018
Bougainvillea hosts first VI’s medical tourist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Bougainvillea Clinic, a private hospital in Capital City, Road Town, continues to raise the standard of health care in the Virgin Islands (VI) having completed recently, five Radiation Seed Implant surgeries, to treat early prostate cancer.



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