The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is aware of reports on an increased number of dengue fever cases in some Caribbean countries.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment encourages Vincentians to continue to practice hand hygiene and cough etiquette in order to minimise the spread of viral illnesses.

Over the past 47 weeks there have been fifteen (15) confirmed cases of Leptospirosis in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Of this number, 80% of cases occurred in males.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is closely monitoring the current situation of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) as there have been confirmed cases in educational institutions in the country. 

The Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) held a second in a series of training sessions for Medical Doctors and Pharmacists on Wednesday 4th, December, 2019, at the National Insurance Service's conference room .