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July 6th, 2019
World renowned health advocate Dr Hans Diehl to visit VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Best-selling author, researcher, speaker and clinical professor of preventive medicine at Loma Linda University in California, Dr Hans Diehl will be in the Virgin Islands (VI) from July 8 to July 10, 2019 to introduce the research tested ‘Complete Health Improvement Programme’ (CHIP), which aims to target chronic diseases by offering lifestyle intervention.

July 6th, 2019
Obesity in the Virgin Islands: A ticking time bomb

Dickson C. Igwe

Too many Virgin Islanders and residents are ignoring their health and well-being. The cost to the taxpayer is astronomical and increasing. Prevention is better than cure.

July 3rd, 2019
Residents fume as another landfill fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Another fire has broken out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, forcing many to take to social media to complain about the long standing issue.

June 26th, 2019
Legislation coming to ban Styrofoam & single-use plastics- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislation to ban polystyrene foam (PSF), which is commonly known as Styrofoam, and single-use plastics in the Virgin Islands will soon be brought to the House of Assembly (HoA).

June 25th, 2019
Urgent steps being taken to address landfill fires- Hon Malone

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Immediate steps are being taken “and envisaged” to ensure the proper functioning of the Pockwood Pond incinerator and reduction of distress to all residents and visitors, according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).

June 7th, 2019
Cardiac facility @ Peebles Hospital expected to save NHI millions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Time is of the essence for heart patients and even as the cardiac facility undergoes construction, Medical Services, BVI Incorporated (MS BVI), located in Peebles Hospital, has begun seeing heart patients locally as well as patients from overseas.

May 27th, 2019
VIP Government to review NHI – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A government review of National Health Insurance (NHI) is on the way with the aim of improving its reach to benefit of all, amidst the many cries that have been made since its introduction by the former National Democratic Party (NDP) administration.

May 20th, 2019
Ramprashad dethrones Stoby in CIL Charity Run

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019 received yet another large support from the public.

May 19th, 2019
CIL Health & Wellness Expo 2019 set for Sat May, 25

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – With the health of the Virgin Islands (VI) in focus, Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) will stage its 4th annual Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

May 18th, 2019
Sewerage haulers warned against illegal dumping

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sewerage truck haulers are being warned against the unauthorised dumping of sewerage at the main pump station or any other part of the Territory given that it’s an environmental offence and would be dealt with accordingly.

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