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.

Shirley Wilkes Senior Health Educator

Health Education Unit
Phoenix House, Jews St. Prince William St.
Charlestown, Nevis
Tel: 1869-469-7470/8010 (ext) 2037
Fax: (869) 469-0768

    • MON8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TUE8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • WED8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • THU8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • FRI8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • SATClosed
    • SUNClosed
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