ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the BVI Forum TV show on CBN Television, Edmund Maduro, said he believed senior citizens and children were being abused at Peebles Hospital when they were allegedly being charged for free medication.
By Alred C. Frett
Blocking Health Care from the Young and Old, Poor and Needy:
It is a given from time immemorial that during our productive years we would not only care for ourselves but contribute to the welfare of the young and elderly, so it follows that in a month which is not only that of Mother’s Day but the month for Seniors and the Mentally Challenged, to select this as the month in which to abandon infants and seniors, smacks of insanity.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Provision of treatment services in the absence of a National Drug Policy or coordinated Drug Reduction Strategy undermines the prevention and educational efforts of the Sandy Lane Centre (SLC), according to its 2012 annual report.
CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Whether the recent resignation of two well known doctors, including a local, has anything to with no doctors being available for the usual Friday visits at the Capoon’s Bay Clinic is anyone’s guess, however, the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has promised that the regular schedule will resume on June 1, 2013.
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – As hundreds of visiting Rotarians roll in for the Rotary 7020 District Conference they are being welcomed at various levels. And as leader of the Territory, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith did not fail in doing his part.
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Despite troubling reports made earlier about the relocation of Isabella Morris Primary School students to a new location, the students and teachers have since been settled at the Cane Garden Bay Community Centre today, May 13, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of safety and health is one which is often taken for granted by persons in the workforce, according to a senior agricultural official.
CARROT BAY, Torotla, VI - First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie received a loud round of applause yesterday May 9, 2013 when he challenged Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn to get some contracts pulled back to facilitate the funding of the construction of a new building to house the Isabella Morris Primary School in Carrot Bay.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – It was a morning of high emotion, tears and tension at the Isabella Morris Primary School in Carrot Bay when the Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn called an emergency meeting with teachers, parents and the school’s administration with the intention of agreeing on temporarily relocating students and teachers affected by mould, which is being blamed for a wave of health complications at the school.
YACHT HARBOUR, Virgin Gorda, VI – The issue of the National Democratic Party (NDP) government's proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) did not fail to go unmentioned at the recent public meeting held in Virgin Gorda despite the topic for discussion was that of the proposed new $4.5M Nurse Iris O’Neal Clinic.