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July 15th, 2019
Gov’t prepared to price control unhealthy foods – Hon Carvin Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says that in the fight against the Virgin Islands (VI) declining health, his government is willing to look into price control mechanisms with the private sector in an effort to reduce the cost of healthy food.

July 12th, 2019
NHI struggling with VI health crisis – Hon Carvin Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Noting that the government is now ‘compelled’ to do something about the Virgin Islands (VI) growing health concerns, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that National Health Insurance (NHI) is struggling in the fight, and the solution now is more health and wellness education in the territory.

July 8th, 2019
PHOTO: Dr Hans Diehl pays courtesy call on Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Founder of the Complete Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) Dr Hans Diehl paid a courtesy visit on Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) on Monday July 8, 2019.

July 4th, 2019
VI Housing Programme expands Scope of Assistance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Qualified contractors, building materials suppliers and construction professionals are being directly engaged as the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme expands the scope of assistance offered to homeowners.

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 2nd, 2019
Premier sets Sunday national address on Immigration & labour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After taking to the public airways last evening Saturday, June 1, 2019, to explain the amendments to the bill entitled Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will deliver a national address today, Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 5pm.

May 10th, 2019
‘VI healthcare too costly & unsustainable’ - Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show personality Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, says healthcare in the Virgin Islands (VI) has become too costly and as a result government spending in the sector has become unsustainable.

May 7th, 2019
Gov’t to expand efforts to attract young people to Nursing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to drawing more young persons to the profession of nursing.

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.

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