ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National AIDS Programme is reporting that there has been a 50% increase in new cases of HIV reported in the Virgin Islands (VI) over the last year and that 30 percent were over the age of 60.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When the recently elected president of the BVI Cancer Society Ms Gloria Fahie and re-elected Public Relations Officer Stacy C. Lloyd were invited to facilitate at a youth forum at Virgin Gorda recently, they never expected that the youths would have been spurred into action as quickly as they did.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After acting in the position from July 2013 Ms Gloria Fahie was elected President of the BVI Cancer Society at the society’s annual elections last evening, November 12, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President (Ag.) of the BVI Cancer Society Ms Gloria Fahie has issued a call for persons to step forward as volunteers to aid the continued work of the BVI Cancer Society. She also said one of her main focuses is to advocate for free treatment for cancer patients to be readily available in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government has signalled its commitment to completing the project for the elderly home to be located at Spooner’s Estate and also noted that land is still to be distributed to persons previously identified to receive land in the area.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Young women turned out in their numbers for what was described as a “well deserving and educational” interactive youth forum at the St Ursula’s Community Church, Valley, Virgin Gorda on Friday November 1, 2013. The need for women to have PAP smears done from an early age took front stage.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A large number of pupils and teachers of Primary Schools across Tortola were drafted into the ‘Pink it out’ initiative last Friday October 25, 2013 thanks to the brilliant idea of the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Little Speakers’ Touch Youth Empowerment Organization.