Frontline health care providers in Grenada are for the first time being exposed to training in managing and defusing potentially violent situation and aggressive patients in the workplace. Following a number of unfortunate incidents involving patients who, for the most part, were mentally unstable, the Ministry of Health has taken the initiative to better equip […]

An ongoing targeted fogging operation, supported by beefed up home inspections and health promotion public awareness activities are among aggressive measures being taken by Grenadian health-care officials in response to the recent spike in reported Dengue cases on the island. The beefed up response efforts which began some three weeks ago forms part of the […]

Grenada is reporting an outbreak of dengue and gastroenteritis and health authorities are urging nationals to take all precautions to deal with the situation.  Click here to read more

The Ministry of Health informs residents of Florida and Brothers, that as a result of the early morning fire which partly destroyed the Florida Medical Station in St. John on May 28, 2018, all medical services at the facility have been suspended until further notice. The Ministry further advises that the regular home visits for […]

While chikungunya and zika, which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, CARPHA is warning, “gear-up for the possibility of a major outbreak of dengue fever in 2018.” This because as before, the pre-conditions of abundant mosquito vector levels still exist, and increased levels of dengue are being reported […]

A proactive approach has been taken to help curb the issue of underage drinking in Grenada. Recently launched on the mainland Grenada, the Ask. Listen.Learn- Alcohol Avoidance Programme is now being introduced to the six primary schools in Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Handing over the laptops and resource materials for the programme was Minister for […]

Keville Frederick, technical director/communications officer in the Ministry of Health, Social Security, and International Business in Grenada, is currently in the United States participating in an Information Sharing Program (ISP) called the “Mosquito Talk Project,” which is organized by the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and which runs from May 6-19. […]

The Drug Control Secretariat has commenced the process to harmonize its 14 indicators on drugs, with the 18 categories of indicators developed by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) and Caribbean countries in 2017. The Indicators are used to compile statistical data on drugs, in areas such as arrests, drug seizures and number of […]

The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands is informing the general public — especially individuals already in or interested in joining the beekeeping sector that it is illegal to import from other regional islands, as well as internationally. persons seeking to bring in africanised bees from trinidad are asked to cease immediately since these bees […]

On Sunday April 22, 2018, a sea of over 4,500 people clad in heather orange t-shirts and contrasting white caps took to the streets for the 10th Anniversary of the Pump it Up! Family Fun Walk, a spectacular event put on by Co-op Bank as the main feature of its Healthier Lifestyles Program – proof […]

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