NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (AUGUST 10, 2016) – Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Dr. Judy Nisbett, commended the Nevis Public Library for its initiative to educate the youth about mosquitos and illnesses they carry.
She was at the time delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme held at the Charlestown Methodist Church Hall on August 03, 2016. The theme for the programme is “Mosquito Borne Illnesses: Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika, and Yellow Fever.”
“I commend the Nevis Public Library Service for choosing the topic [on] mosquito borne illnesses for this year’s camp. It is timely since in recent years we have seen the emergence of new mosquito borne diseases in our region,” she said.