ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton said there is currently no coverage under the National Health Insurance (NHI) for ‘bush medicines’ even though he acknowledges their use among the people of the Virgin Islands, admitting that he himself uses them.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary Club of Tortola handed over a $50k pledge cheque to the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Acting District Governor of Rotary Ms Delma Maduro said that it was the largest donation to be made by a single Rotary Club in the history of the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton said that the service that provides transportation for senior citizens attending the Capoon’s Bay Clinic in the First District will be discontinued at the end of August 2014.
POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – A worker from the Environmental Health Division slipped and fell on a slippery sloping road in Pockwood Pond yesterday August 18, 2014 while in the line of duty and had to be taken away by ambulance.
HODGES CREEK, Tortola, VI - Close relatives of Mr Nevin Brathwaite of Hodges Creek have confirmed that he is currently receiving urgent medical attention overseas following his involvement in an accident yesterday afternoon July 24, 2014.
POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Yesterday afternoon's July 13, 2014 accident involving a family of eight has left two hospitalized and the mother of one of the persons hurt Ms Kishmet B. Daniels desperately crying for help.
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Doug Wheatley said it is time that the Virgin Islands (VI) become engaged in the conversation regarding the decriminalization of marijuana for medical use and urged that examples of countries moving in this direction be looked at in terms of the benefits they receive.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - “He who wears the shoes knows where it hurts the most and I felt like a princess knowing that I am a cancer survivor and have dedicated the rest of my life to fighting to be a shoulder for others to lean on, I will fight to help someone somewhere get well needed assistance to get treatment, care and support, I stood in their shoes and I know where it hurts.”