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On Tuesday March 6, 2018 Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited held a press launch at the Coyaba Beach Resort to announce its 10th anniversary of Pump it Up! Family Fun Walk, which will be held in Carriacou on April 8, 2018 and in Grenada on April 22, 2018. Newly recruited Health Consultant for the event, Mr. […]

 TEMPORARY RELOCATION OF DEPARTMENTS/WARDS The Ministry of Health hereby informs the General Public that with effect from Thursday, March 1st 2018 there has been temporary relocation of departments/wards at the Princess Alice Hospital, at Mirabeau, St. Andrew. The relocation process resulted in the moving of the Maternity Ward to the Paediatric Ward which is adjacent […]

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging persons to practice good personal hygiene in order to reduce the risk of transmission of influenza and other respiratory viruses. Influenza (flu), is a contagious respiratory illness which affects thousands of people in the Caribbean each year.  Typically, the Flu season occurs between September to March when […]

A video that went viral from Hazel Douglas has highlighted the healthcare crisis that exists in Grenada. “The viral video from Hazel Douglas shows just how much of a healthcare crisis we have in this country. When Grenadians need to see a doctor, all too often there are none available,” said Adrian Thomas, the NDC […]

Diabetes, a major contributor to premature death, is estimated to affect 10-15% of the adult population in the Caribbean Region. The disease is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack and stroke and responsible for high rates of complications, such as lower limb amputation. The risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes are obesity […]

STATEMENT November is recognized as Diabetes Awareness Month.  For 2017, the Grenada Diabetes Association (GDA) with its Branches have planned several activities throughout the Tri island state.  The goal is to raise awareness of this disease and provide support to those impacted by it. Activities organized by GDA for the month of November include: church […]

Grenada has been applauded for joining countries around the world that have chosen the route of national health insurance for its citizens, having first begun this conversation in the early 1990’s. Professor Carl Theodore at the Health Economics Unit at the University of the West Indies says that there is no doubt that the health […]


SAYS HEALTHCARE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN “Healthcare will never be the same again in Grenada after this.” So says pioneer nurse, Deann Scott. “Healthcare has just received a major shot in the arm,” she says, with the introduction of eCareRx, a new web-based tele-Health portal for all things healthcare. Nurse Scott, who is […]

The European Union has disbursed 1.368 million euros (EC$4.4M) to Grenada, the first tranche of grant assistance under the 11th European Development Fund towards reform of the country’s health care system. The overall grant amount allocated by the EU under the 11th EDF is 4.8 million euros (EC$15.4M), with 3.4 million euros (EC$11M) earmarked for […]

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