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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Friday, 2 November 2018 - 4:03pm

Pictured are attendees of the second Forum to Advance the Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Disease (NCD) in the Virgin Islands that was held on November 2. The forum was spearheaded by the Virgin Islands National Health and Wellness Advisory Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Topics such as Health, Safety and Wellness in the workplace; Physical Literacy programme for Early Childhood & School- age Children; Improving the Quality of Life for Persons Living with Diabetes and Hypertension; Community Health Improvement Programme; advocating for National Integrated Response to Support Physical Activity; Faith-based response to NCDs Prevention and Control; and Regional and International Support through a Cancer Registry and NCDs Registry to name a few were addressed. (Photo Credit: Franklyn Skerritt/GIS)


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742