St. Vincent and the Grenadines will host a regional workshop during the period Tuesday, 19th April - Friday, 22nd April, 2016, on Risk Communication, Vector Control and Spatial Analysis Training. The workshop is organized by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and will take place at the Blue Lagoon Conference Room from 8:30 a.m. daily. It will support countries in risk communication methodologies and their implementation of the use of Global Positioning System devices to enhance hot spot detection and targeted vector control.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Commerce, and Regional Integration wishes to inform the public that two officials from the Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) will be visiting Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 17th – 20th April.
Efforts are continuing to reduce, and to eventually eliminate, the Pterois Volitans (lionfish), invasive species in the waters of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, specifically, the Grenadines.