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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment takes this opportunity to reiterate the advice that travel to and from China is discouraged, in light of the recent outbreak of coronavirus, which prompted the Director General of the World Health Organization to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

A delegation led by Honourable Sir Louis Straker; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with senior officials from the Government of the Republic of Ghana for the 5th preparatory meeting towards the First Session of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-Ghana Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC), at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in Accra, Ghana.

CARPHA is urging Member States to continue to be vigilant and to step up surveillance at their ports of entry.  This, following an announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January, 2020, declaring the 2019-nCoV outbreak in Wuhan, China, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

Deputy Chief Education Officer Dixton Findlay has issued a "get it right early" call to teachers, education officers, policy makers, and case workers, who work in the Early Childhood Education sector.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is continuing efforts to prepare emergency supply chains for potential disease outbreaks.