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May 31st, 2023
BVIHSA receives Blood Bank equipment from Rotary Club of Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has received a donation of Blood Bank equipment courtesy of the Rotary Club of Tortola.

May 21st, 2023
Three VI nurses awarded for going ‘above & beyond call of duty’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Three nurses in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been recognised for their excellence of service given towards the advancement of healthcare within the territory, with Ms Marla Alverez and Ms Pam Edwards receiving the Excellence in Nursing award while Mrs Rosa Ravariere Seaman received the award for Nurse of Distinction as part of International Nurses Day activities.

March 9th, 2023
Ron R. Potter In! Moleto A. Smith Jr Out! as Chairman of BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A former Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Ron R. Potter, will now stand at the helm of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) as Chairman for a period of three years, starting March 15, 2023.

January 2nd, 2023
VI welcomes first baby for 2023 on New Year's Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Lynch family received a most wonderful gift on New Year’s Day 2023, a bouncing baby boy.

December 9th, 2022
Some 20 persons permanently residing @ D. Orlando Smith Hospital- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 20 persons have made the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital their home, causing a strain on the purse of the BVI Health Services (BVIHSA).

December 2nd, 2022
Malone-Smith & Lettsome were not investigated– BVIHSA Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Moleto A. Smith has indicated that investigations were neither carried out on former Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Cedorene Patricia Malone-Smith nor its former Human Resources Manager Mr Levor A. H. Lettsome, rather they were sent home as part of a comprehensive review at the BVIHSA.

November 16th, 2022
VI looking to Ghana, Philippines & Cuba to fill nurse shortages in 2023– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – In an effort to fill nurse shortages at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) in 2023, the [British] Virgin Islands will now be turning to new countries for nurses, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has revealed.

November 8th, 2022
Rotary Tortola secures $45K funding to expand local blood bank

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Rotary Club of Tortola has successfully secured $45K for the purchase of needed equipment to expand the blood bank laboratory services at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) and in the process, living up to a challenge first put to the club by Dr. Kedrick D. Pickering earlier this year.

September 29th, 2022
Blood donated locally has to be tested in PR- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the major projects of the Rotary Club of Tortola in the current Rotary year is to improve and upgrade the blood bank and storage facilities at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

September 1st, 2022
Decline in uptake of compulsory childhood vaccines in VI- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has noticed a drastic reduction in children receiving compulsory childhood vaccines. It is also alarming that even now the trend continues, especially with the resurgence of diseases such as polio and measles.

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