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September 10th, 2019
Health Ministry launches Child Protection in Emergencies campaign

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development is teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to ensure that the needs of children are prioritised during emergencies.

April 3rd, 2019
New Members appointed to BVI NPO registration board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment and re-appointment of members of the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Registration Board.

September 3rd, 2017
34 cases of ‘pink eye’ reported on VG

VIRGIN GORDA, Tortola, VI – There are 34 reported cases of conjunctivitis or pink eye infection on the island of Virgin Gorda, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

June 1st, 2016
Quality Construction donates to home for the elderly

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly is the recipient of a donation of $1500 by Quality Construction.

May 14th, 2014
Final waste report recommends cost recovery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A final report on solid waste in the VI has recommended the creation of a new Solid Waste Management Authority to oversee the development of waste facilities and to improve collection, storage and disposal of waste through cost recovery methods.

September 4th, 2013
VI Seniors to be honoured ahead of 25th Senior Citizens Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Social Development Department of the Virgin Islands has embarked on an initiative this year that recognises past as well as current professionals for their contribution to the Territory ahead of the 25th anniversary celebration of Senior Citizens Month in May, 2014.

December 26th, 2012
Residents at Adina Donovan Home enjoy bountiful Christmas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents at the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly were treated to a special Christmas this year as they were serenaded, blessed with several donations from the community at large and were each given two presents among other things on Christmas day.

April 13th, 2012
Dr. Potter: Gov’t should revisit using Inter-Health Canada to commission new hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Irad Potter said based on the performance of the firm hired to commission the new Peebles Hospital in Turks and Caicos, he would advise the Government of the Virgin Islands to revisit its decision to use the company.

February 6th, 2012
Social Security Board returns to Ministry of Health & Social Development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the on-going reshuffling in the various Government departments by the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Administration, the Social Security Board has been moved from the responsibility of the Premier’s Office to the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

December 5th, 2011
Patients with chronic illnesses to receive improved care

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Persons suffering with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancers can expect improved care and treatment as Government moves forward with its plans to deliver health care services that are more efficient and responsive to the needs of patients with chronic diseases in the community.


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