Free HIV Testing Offered At The Family Health Unit

Friday, 26 June 2015 - 2:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging persons to access free HIV testing at their Family Health Unit, formerly the National AIDS programme, located on the second floor of the Betteto Frett Building next to Banco Popular.

Cleanup Campaign On Jost Van Dyke July 4 To 6

Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 3:00pm

Manager, for the Department of Waste Management, Mr. Greg Massicote said Jost Van Dyke has been identified as a vector hotspot for the past two years and with the heightened awareness about vector borne diseases and the emergence of the latest vector disease  ZIKA, efforts will be made to ensure that the area is cleaned before the rainy season begins.

Fathers Encouraged To Spend Quality Time With Their Children

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 5:00pm

Featured father in the Office of Gender Affairs fatherhood campaign, boat captain Mr. Kenric George, is encouraging fathers to spend quality time with children as Men’s Month celebration continues. 

Photo Caption Port Health Workshop

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 4:30pm

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Carnel Smith, facilitated a Port Health Workshop for border protection personnel today Wednesday June 24. The objective of the workshop was to strengthen port health regulations

Public Invited To Senior Summer Fun Camp

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 3:30pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public to the ‘Senior Summer Fun’ Camp from July 6 to 31, 2015.

Government Takes Swift Action In Niagara Spring Water Recall

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 5:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has taken swift action to safeguard consumers in light of a recall on Niagara spring water due to possible contamination of the E. Coli bacteria.

Project Update: Virgin Gorda Medical Centre

Monday, 22 June 2015 - 3:15pm

Works have begun on the Virgin Gorda Medical Centre Project since breaking ground on March 30, 2015. Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W.

Geriatric Aide I/II

ROLE SUMMARY
The successful applicant will provide assistance to the residents to ensure their wellbeing and the efficiency of daily operations within the Home.

Men And Their Real Life Stories About Fatherhood And Parenting

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 3:45pm

Gender Affairs Coordinator Ms. Lorolie Connor said that the fatherhood campaign is derived from a Pan American Health Organisation initiative that seeks to promote the participation of fathers and caregivers in the lives of children.

Workshop For Port Health And Border Protection Personnel

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 2:45pm

The Environmental Health Division will be hosting a two session workshop for port health and border protection personnel to decide on strategies for the strengthening of port health regulations.

Participants will discuss the core capacity requirements under the International Health Regulations 2005, the roles of relevant agencies and stake holders at points of entry and strengthening collaborative efforts among agencies.    

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