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 […]

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 Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health today reported an increase in the number of influenza – like cases on island. The unit, headed by Dr. Shawn Charles, shared the information with senior members of the Ministry who have since embarked on a series public health measures to address the situation. “We all accept […]

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 […]

THE WAR ON MOSQUITOES IS FAR FROM OVER Port of Spain — “Even though the number of cases of Zika have significantly declined from the outbreak of 2016, there is still need for continued vigilance and action on mosquito borne diseases, which pose a health security threat, a tourism threat, and an economic threat,” stated Dr C. James Hospedales, […]

ALL SET FOR HEALTH TELETHON ST. GEORGE – It’s a Go! The room is all prepared, telephones setup and operators on standby and ready to manage the calls that are expected to flood the command centre in this evening’s “Health Telethon.”

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