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April 25th, 2019
Measles outbreak may cause concern in VI – Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a report from the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stating that from January 1 to March 28, 2019, 387 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 15 states, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone says these troubling stats may cause concern to local residents.

April 20th, 2019
Measles on the rise; Authorities blame vaccine hesitation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands (VI) prepare to observe Vaccination Week 2019, residents are being cautioned of the risks involved with vaccine hesitancy as measles is making comeback on the global scale.

April 18th, 2019
VI Medical Tourism unfeasible now - Dr Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Dr Heskeith Vanterpool, owner of the Bougainvillea Clinic, a private hospital in the Capital City, Road Town, is of the view that while there was much talk of medical tourism under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, it is unfeasible for the Virgin Islands (VI) at this time.

April 16th, 2019
Peebles slothful at inking collab with Bougainvillea Clinic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) first private hospital, the Bougainvillea Clinic, just 6 months after operating their Cat Lab, is seeing major success with patients accessing the service locally.

April 13th, 2019
Students lead beach cleanup efforts

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI - Today, Saturday, April 13, 2019, a group of seven students from the St. George’s Secondary School (SGSS) along with their biology teacher, Ms Makeba Joseph, came together to show some care for the environment as part of an initiative under their school’s environmental programme.

March 26th, 2019
VI Red Cross embarks on ‘Blood Drive’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Red Cross Association has organised a ‘Blood Donor Drive’ that runs throughout the week, Monday March 25, to Friday, March 29, 2019.

March 13th, 2019
Hon Malone touts partnerships to improve healthcare delivery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone(AL), has committed to mobilize all available resources, internal and external to the Ministry and within the legal parameters of the office, to secure the well being of everyone residing in the Territory, in addition to increased partnerships in order to improve the healthcare delivery services in the Territory.

February 22nd, 2019
CANCELLED: No Nurse Iris O’Neal opening, building not ready!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Dr Hubert R. O’Neal (R9) and his National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government was hoping for some election brownie points by rushing to open the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre.

February 8th, 2019
Cabinet Appoints BVI Health Services Authority Board Members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment of new members to serve on the BVI Health Services Authority Board for the next two years consecutively.

January 24th, 2019
VI Gov’t responds to one man protest; commits to assisting ailing educator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the one-day protest on Monday January 20, 2019, the government of the Virgin Island (VI) has made moves to charter a local aircraft to convey Mr Gordon Callender, to Trinidad and Tobago.

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