Vinaora Nivo Slider 3.xVinaora Nivo Slider 3.xVinaora Nivo Slider 3.xVinaora Nivo Slider 3.x

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is pleased to announce that as of today, Friday 14th February, the number of pharmacy days in Canouan has been doubled.

A public pharmacist would now be available to fill prescriptions on that island twice per week (Wednesdays and Fridays), instead of once per week (Wednesdays only), as was previously the case.

This decision is justified by the increasing demand for pharmacy services on that island. In a recent reference year, over 1,200 patients were seen on a particular clinic day in Canouan in the absence of a pharmacist. The new measure would result in an additional 50 pharmacy days (or over 400 additional pharmacy hours), per year, and would therefore go a long way towards solving the problem of inadequate access to pharmacy services in that part of the country. This is an intermediate step towards the goal of having a pharmacist permanently stationed on Canouan.




SOURCE: Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment

Minister

Minister Luke Browne

Hon. Robert T.L.V. Browne

Video Feature

Health Tips

Disclaimer:
The information provided here is only intended to offer guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Always consult a licensed health care professional or medical doctor before using any medication or changing your medical regime.

World Health News

image
Alphabetical listing of diseases, illnesses, health conditions and wellness issues from the World Health Organization (WHO).
image
What you need to know about Zika

Contact Information

Permanent Secretary
Mr. Cuthbert Knights

Tel:(784) 457- 2586
Fax:(784) 457-2684
E-mail: mohesvg@gov.vc Alternate:mohesvg@gmail.com

Location

The Ministry of Health & the Environment is located on the first floor of the Government Ministerial Building, situated on Halifax Street.

Address:

Ministry of Health and the Environment
Ministerial Building
Kingstown,
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Connect With Us