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.


Minister Luke Browne

Hon. Robert T.L.V. Browne

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Health Tips

The information provided here is only intended to offer guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Always consult a licensed health care professional or medical doctor before using any medication or changing your medical regime.

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More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise, according to the World Health Organization.

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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