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December 2nd, 2016
Local pioneer Dr Natalie J. Brewley-Frett has died

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The medical community and patients, along with other immediate family and friends, are in mourning over the passing of one of the first local female doctors in the Virgin Islands, Dr Natalie J. Brewley-Frett.

December 1st, 2016
HIV-Positive activist to share story for World AIDS Day 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A series of appearances and speeches by Tree Alexander, an HIV-Positive advocate will be the centerpiece of the BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation’ 2016 World AIDS Day awareness programme.

November 28th, 2016
A journey from Castro to Trump to you – number next?

Alred C. Frett

Do you really believe a Slave Master would risk his life to save a Slave?

Some who call themselves Leaders encourage us to accept what is clearly wrong; preaching the doctrine of going along to get along when in fact this is the same tactic used by Slave Masters to convince Slave Mothers to convince their Children – especially Sons – to become Good Slaves… This love for Propaganda cultivates Ignorance, promotes Self-hate and simply prolongs our misery.

November 27th, 2016
SDA youth march against Domestic Violence, Chronic diseases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Stop it, stop it right now, child abuse ain’t for the youth” and “Sometimes I may forget but help me to remember” were some of the chants heard when the Youth Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of the Virgin Islands staged a health march through Road Town on November 26, 2016.

November 23rd, 2016
Construction of Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on VG resumes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The construction of the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda has resumed after a brief hiatus caused by difficulties encountered in the obtaining of steel frames for the design specifications.

November 17th, 2016
Caller disturbed by NHI threats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An announcement by the Social Security Board (SSB) on Wednesday November 16, 2016 informing that serious measures will be taken against employees whose employers fail to pay their mandatory deductions of the National Health Insurance (NHI) is not sitting well with some of the working class.

November 16th, 2016
SSB to stop NHI coverage of non-compliant employees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government of the Virgin Islands through its health arm has announced that it will be taking serious action against National Health Insurance non-compliant employees.

November 11th, 2016
Woman’s death highlights need for resident doctor in North Sound

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents and family of the now late Ms Linda L. George, believed to be in her late 60s, are blaming her death on the shoulders of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, which has continued to ignore their cries to have the North Sound Health Clinic re-opened.

November 8th, 2016
Remember the BVI Diabetes Association in your will- Elton Georges CMG, OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leaning on the premise that diabetes affects a wider cross section of the population of the territory in all ages, sex and financial standing than any other illness, Former Deputy Governor and President of the BVI Diabetes Association Mr Elton Georges CMG, OBE has made a case for “stronger” financial assistance from the public.

November 7th, 2016
Ban unhealthy drinks & sweets- Elton Georges CMG, OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While admitting that the BVI Diabetes Association has not requested the statistics on the actual number of persons afflicted by the illness, the high incidence of diabetes in the territory is reason enough to focus this year’s month of activities on educating parents on the benefits of healthy living.

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