This advisory is to inform the public that a male patient who was recently admitted to the Paediatric Ward of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital was diagnosed with a rare form of bacterial meningitis.

The island of Mayreau will have the benefit of more frequent District Medical Officer Clinics effective immediately. 

The Director of the HIV/AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Unit, Mrs. Ferosa Roache, who has responsibility for immunization in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, has advised that there was never a situation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the past six months, or in the past eighteen years for that matter, when there was no Tetanus Toxide vaccine in the country. 

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) will officially handover the Chateaubelair SMART Hospital to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment in a ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), along with several specific drug manufacturers, have recalled a number of batches of drugs called Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARB).