The Nevis Health Promotion Unit is a support service in the Ministry of Health. Its primary function is to promote healthy living, wellness and lifestyles that would enhance health and well-being of the population. It provides educational support to all health and medical programme activities, including assessing communities for health education activities, planning, implementing and evaluating interventions, together with acting as resource persons for health and communicating health education needs, concerns, and resources. The Unit also collects, collates, analyse and disseminate all health data.
As such, the activities of this unit are dependent, in part, on the activities and programs in all Units and Departments in health.
The Unit consists of 3 sub areas, namely: