Category: Health Promotion

About

To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care by providing an integrated  evidence-based  health information system that can provide information on a wide range of health determinants to health professionals, patients, policy makers, and the general public.

 

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About

Mission Statement

To pursue excellence in Health education/health promotion programs that enable persons to increase control over the determinants of health and adopt healthier lifestyles.

The Health Education Unit was established in 1996.

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Unit are:
  • To assess community needs for health education
  • To plan and implement, monitor and evaluate provide health education / promotion programs with communities.
  • To communicate population health needs  to facilitate health services , policies and programs
  • To act as a health resource Unit for the population.
  • To develop health communication materials –pamphlets, flyers, posters.
  • To develop and present health tips and articles for print and electronic media dissemination.

About

The Nevis HIV/AIDS Coordinating Unit is dedicated to reducing the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS on individuals, family and the community.  The purpose of the unit is to develop and implement multidimensional, coordinated strategies to prevent the disease as well as high risk behaviour while effectively using available resources through research, planning, coordination and evaluation.  The HIV/AIDS Coordinating Unit is geared towards managing HIV/AIDS holistically.  This involves prevention, treatment, care and support, advocacy, surveillance and research and programme coordination and management.

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