Photo and Caption

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 13 July 2023 - 12:25pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley is featured with representatives from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)/ Pool Procurement Services (PPS). The representatives visited the Virgin Islands from July 4 to 5 to discuss ongoing pooled procurement of Health Commodities (Medical Products and Laboratory Supplies), and the proposed expansion of products for pooled procurement (Dialysis, Dental and Assistive Supplies).

Discussions were also held on the upcoming Policy Board meeting that will be held in the Virgin Islands in October 2023. Honourable Wheatley was also presented with a book titled “Asthma Fun Facts for Parents & Kids 6 Years to 11 Years” by local authors Mrs. Gracia Wheatley-Smith and Miss Kenya Jeffers.


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