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May 21st, 2018
Ministry Of Health receives Telecommunications Kit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Health Disaster Coordinator, Dr Ronald E. Georges received a communications kit today to support efforts towards the re-establishment of the health sector’s emergency telecommunications network.

May 8th, 2018
'We saw a lot of alien things in Road Town'- City Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the 2018 hurricane season approaches and is said to be a very active season, cleanup efforts of the ghuts and drains have been taking place throughout the different communities, especially in the high flood risk areas in Road Town.

December 20th, 2014
‘You’re being watched Bishop John I. Cline!’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Seen as a short man in stature, Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline is said to have a very big job to do as the new Peebles Hospital officially opens.

March 13th, 2014
Grenada Ministry of Health Forms Task Force on Chikungunya, Dengue

Caribbean journal

The virus has not come to Grenada, but Grenada’s Ministry of Health has formed a new mult-stakeholder task force on the health threats posed by the Chikungunya and dengue viruses in the Caribbean.

September 17th, 2013
Who will regulate National Health Insurance system?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The question of which body will be responsible for regulating the pending National Health Insurance (NHI) system was raised recently on the Speak Your Mind TV show aired on September 14, 2013.

July 30th, 2012
Peace programme successful in helping abusive VI men – Magistrate Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Evidently, domestic abuse and disputes between a man and woman, husband and wife, are very prevalent in the communities and homes of the Virgin Islands (VI), and in efforts to mend those relationships, when brought before the Magistrate’s court, those partners are asked to attend and participate in a local programme dubbed ‘Partnership for Peace’ (PFP) which is seen as a successful programme in the court’s eyes, namely Magistrate Tamia Richards.

July 16th, 2012
VI sees decline in HIV/AIDS cases - Hon. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With individuals being sexually active at a young age, and being faithful is somewhat a thing of the past, HIV/AIDS has the potential to be prevalent in the Virgin Islands (VI) communities, but through the efforts made by various organisations in the VI, the Minister of Health has revealed that there has been a decline in the number of new infections reported in the Virgin Islands.

June 29th, 2012
Scotiabank & Health Ministry provide free HIV testing today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Committed to supporting the communities of the Virgin Islands (VI) by bringing together the people to build a bright and healthy future, Scotiabank and the Ministry of Health came together for the fourth year to host their annual, ‘Regional testing Day 2012’.

March 26th, 2012
Pockwood Pond “fumes” still concern USVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the complaints have reduced, there are still a substantial amount of complaints being received from residents of the United States Virgin Islands regarding the external fumes that emanate from the Pockwood Pond incinerator site, which is located on the western side of Tortola.

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