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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 9:22am

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton entertains a courtesy visit by Deputy Representative, UNICEF Office for the Eastern Caribbean Mrs. Muriel Mafico, and Social and Economic Policy Specialist Ms. Maya Faisal.

Minister Skelton, the UNICEF officials and Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Mrs. Petrona Davies, discussed the next steps of the UNICEF Situation Analysis on Children in the Virgin Islands. Minister Skelton also laid the Situation Analysis of Children in the British Virgin Islands in the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly on March 9, 2017.

The officials UNICEF officials met with the National Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) who supported a cross sectional approach for the development of the situation analysis report. The visit took place on March 23.  (Photo Credits: F. Skerrit/A. Soverall/ GIS)


Adrianna J. Soverall

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