The Ministry of Health and the Environment, in pursuit of its mission  performs the following functions:

  • Mobilize financial, material and manpower resources at all levels to adequately meet the health care needs of the population.
  • Develop programmes and establish delivery systems appropriate to the health care needs of the population.
  • Provide comprehensive health care delivery services at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
  • Facilitate intra and intersectoral coordination in the provision of health care and in the protection and preservation of the environment.
  • Institute the necessary regulatory mechanisms to ensure the availability of quality health care and the maintenance of the integrity of the environment.
  • Establish dynamic health management systems to facilitate the delivery of effective and efficient health care.

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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