Preamble

The Nutrition Unit is the department in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment with responsibility for:

  • the development, co-ordination and monitoring of national standards, policies and guidelines in nutrition and dietetics;

  • the implementation of the national public health nutrition programme; and

  • the delivery of dietetic (medical nutrition therapy and food service management) service at government health institutions;

The Unit is listed as number 676 in the Estimates of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and is the lead agency for co-ordination of the National Food and Nutrition Policy and Plan of Action and the Food and Nutrition Priority Area of the Caribbean Co-operation in Health Initiatives.

Minister

Hon. Robert T.L.V. Browne

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Disclaimer:
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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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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