Minister Skelton Encourages The Community To "Band Together' For A Cure For All Cancers

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 2:45pm

 We join with countries around the world in observing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and lend our voices to the call to ‘band together for a cure’ for all cancers. 

Gender Affairs Encourages Youth To Be Non-Violent

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 3:45pm

The Office of Gender Affairs educated and encouraged the students of Joyce Samuel and Francis Lettsome Primary Schools to be advocates of non-violence.

Message by Minister for Health and Social Development: Domestic Violence Is Not A Private Matter

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 3:30pm

My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands, putting a stop to domestic violence is one of the most pressing and important challenges we face as a community and as a people.

Supermarket Personnel Reminded Of Food Hygiene Regulations

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 2:30pm

The Environmental Health Division is reminding grocery store and supermarket owners and managers of their need to adhere to the Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulations.

Minister Skelton Assesses Progress On Virgin Gorda Projects

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 1:15pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton visited Virgin Gorda on October 13, 2015.

Public Invited To Community Building Workshops

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 8:45am

The Social Development Department will host a series of Community Mobilising Workshop from October 20 to 23.

TV Programme Encourages Parents To Support Healthy Schools

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministries of Education and Culture and Health and Social Development are inviting the public to tune in to CBN Channel 51 to learn more about the Healthy Lifestyle School Intervention Programme being implemented in public schools and how parents can make it a success.

Upcoming Workshop Focuses On Mobilising Community Power

Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 4:45pm

In an effort to revitalise and mobilise community organisations and individuals throughout the Territory, the Social Development Department will host a series of Community Mobilisation Workshops next week under the theme Mobilising Community Power, while building capacity within the Territory for social action and participation.

Health Ministry Leads Workshop On Contraceptives Technology

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Clinicians were updated on the latest contraceptive technologies such as the implants, new oral contraceptive pills, and the new female condom (FC3), at a workshop organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Development. 

Reminder: Territory To Mark October 16 As Purple Day Of Action

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 1:45pm

All residents of the Virgin Islands are reminded to wear a purple article of clothing on Friday, October 16, as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. g

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