The Nutrition Unit is the department in the Ministry of Health and the Environment responsible for:

  • Community Nutrition Service
  • Hospital Dietetic Service
  • Nutrition Coordination and Monitoring
Community Nutrition Service

People desiring community based clinical nutrition care are asked to obtained a nutrition referral from the district medical officer/nurse at the health centre in their area.

Hospital Dietetic Service

Hospital based clinical nutrition care is provided to both inpatients and outpatients based on nutrition referral from physician for first visit and physician or nurse for repeat visits to nutrition out patient.

Nutrition Monitoring

Individuals and groups needing nutrition information may contact or visit our education outreach programmes: the Nutrition Unit Officer is on the second floor of the Ministerial Building, Halifax Street if they need to make their request/s.

Contact Information

Permanent Secretary
Mr. Cuthbert Knights

Tel:(784) 457- 2586
Fax:(784) 457-2684


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


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

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