Health Ministry says emergence of Vector Borne Diseases hindering its ability to address other needs
Dominica's Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health & the Environment, Helen Royer, says the emergence of Vector Borne Diseases has hindered the Ministry's ability, in addressing other health needs.
Royer was speaking at a National Consultation on Vector Borne Diseases and epidemics, at the Princess Margaret Hospital.
The consultation was hosted by the Ministry of Health & Environment in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
She notes that the ministry has been able to shape its health policies, with the assistance of other Government departments.
Dominica's Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health & the Environment Helen Royer
Meantime, Advisor for Sustainable Development & Environmental Health at PAHO Sally Edwards highlighted the need for an inter-sectoral approach in combating Vector Borne Diseases.
Advisor for Sustainable Development & Environmental Health at PAHO Sally Edwards
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