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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Public Health
Release Date:
Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 4:33pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton is pictured meeting with the evaluation team from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on July 7.

The team is in the Territory to verify that the BVI has successfully met the Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis (EMTCT) criteria.

Discussions were held with Minister Skelton, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Mrs. Petrona Davies; Chief Nursing Officer and Family Health Coordinator, Mrs. Jacinth Hannibal; and former Family Health Coordinator, Ms. Noelene Levons.

            The six member evaluation team included Mary Kamb and Ron Ballard from the Global Validation Committee; Miriam Chipimo and Yolanda Simon for Human Rights;  and Freddy Perez and Sandra Jones from PAHO. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174