Plans and Projects for 2013 and beyond

  • Co-ordinate nutrition component of National Health and Nutrition Survey

  • Expand child growth monitoring to include children 5-11 years (primary school) and 12-19 years (secondary school)

  • Develop, establish and monitor nutrient and meal standards for the National School Feeding Programme

  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Education and Nutrition Support Programme to improve nutrition standards in the National School Feeding Programme

  • Develop National School Food and Nutrition Policy

  • Strengthen capacity for nutrition response in national emergencies

  • Introduce healthy nutrition programmes as part of Private sector Occupational Health and Safety Programmes

 

Plans and Projects for 2014 and beyond

  • Hold second Annual Nutrition Youth Summer Camp

  • Continue skills training and nutrition outreach in select communities

  • Continue provision of curricular nutrition training at VINSAVE and Division of Nursing Education

  • Strengthen capacity for provision of quality dietetic service at MCMH and other health institutions

  • Introduce Nutrition Screening and Referral System introduced at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (2012-2013)

  • Develop, establish and monitor nutrient and meal standards for the National School Feeding Programme

  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Education and Nutrition Support Programme to improve nutrition standards in the National School Feeding Programme

  • Develop policy framework for the protection and promotion of access to healthy diets in schools National School Food and Nutrition Policy

  • Reactivate the National Food and Nutrition Security Council

  • Introduce Healthy Nutrition programmes as part of Private Sector Occupational Health and Safety Programmes

 

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.

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