World Pediatric Project (WPP) facilitated a successful recommencement of surgery on Sunday, 5th September, 2021, in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The first General Orthopedic Mission since the COVID-19 pandemic took place at the Kingstown Clinic. Please click for full details

World Pediatric Project has announced that the nonprofit organization’s long-time Director of Eastern Caribbean Programs, Jackie King, is leaving service after 14 years with WPP’s Eastern Caribbean Initiative. Please click for full details

On Thursday August 5, 2021, Parliament will debate, and be asked to approve/pass, The Public Health (Amendment) Bill 2021. Please click for full details

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, by way of being copied on a letter to the Governor General on August 23,2021, was notified by the Public Service Union that their members had taken the “decision to withdraw the labour of all essential workers of the Crown for the period September 7th - 10th, 2021”.

Vincentians are being offered an opportunity this week to know their HIV status, as Island-wide testing for HIV is carried out as part of activities for National HIV Testing Day, which was officially observed on Sunday, June 27th, 2021.