Virgin Gorda To Join The Fitness Challenge, We Coming!

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 1:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is making it easy for Virgin Gorda residents to join the Fitness Movement Challenge as territory wide participation is needed in the drive towards a healthier Virgin Islands.

Community Encouraged To Be Vigilant About Medicine Use

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 4:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development in its quest to promote a medicine vigilant Virgin Islands, is calling on the community to be more alert regarding their pharmaceutical use. 

TV Series To Focus On Asthma, Drug Interactions And Medication

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has launched a four part series on pharmaducation to educate the public on asthma management strategies, drug interactions, pharmacovigilance and proper disposal of unwanted medicines.

No One Will Be Denied Access To Health Care

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 3:45pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton sent a clear message that no one will be denied access to needed health care in the Virgin Islands.

Fitness Challenge Extended To Facilitate Registration

Friday, 13 February 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying the public that the Fitness Movement Challenge originally set to begin on February 16 has been extended to March 16 to facilitate registration.

Ministry Of Health Leads The Way By Forming Fitness Group

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has formed a workplace walking group as it continues to advocate for a healthier Virgin Islands, through its  Run/Walk for Health programme.

Food Handler Certification Required For Farmers Week Vendors

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 4:30pm

Food handlers who are desirous of participating in this year’s Farmer’s Week activities are reminded that they require a valid food handler’s permit to be able to do so. 

Fitness Challenge Issued For Virgin Islands Residents

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 3:30pm

A 12 week fitness challenge has been issued to residents of the Virgin Islands to increase physical activity thereby ensuring a healthier Virgin Islands.

Community Encouraged To Run/Walk Towards A Healthier VI

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 1:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development continues to encourage community based physical activity as a means of achieving a healthier Virgin Islands through its Run/Walk for Health programme.

The goal of the programme is to encourage persons to engage in regular physical activity and is a joint collaboration between the Ministry of Health, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports and the BVI Olympic Committee.   

Registration For Nurses, Midwives And Nursing Assistants Due

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 4:15pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying all Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Assistants working in the Territory that registration for the year 2015 is now due.  Registration can be completed at the Ministry of Health and Social Development located in the Betteto Frett Building on the second floor.  Persons who have already registered can collect their cards at the reception desk. 

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