New Policy waives charges for Glaucoma, Breast and Prostate Cancer medications

  The Cabinet of Montserrat has waived the charge for a number of medications used for the treatment of glaucoma, breast and prostate cancers on Montserrat. The Cabinet has approved the following medications, Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution (Timoptic®); Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution (Lumigan®) and Latanoprost Ophthalmic Drops (Xalatan®) for resident Montserratian patients diagnosed with glaucoma; and Goserelin […]

21st September 2019

Government inviting Tenders for Preliminary Designs for the New Glendon Hospital

The Government of Montserrat has started the procurement process for the first phase of the ‘Glendon Hospital and Health Project’, which will be the highest funded project under the Capital Investment for Resilient Economic Growth (CIPREG) Programme. The Ministry of Health and Social Services, through the Programme Management Office (PMO), Ministry of Finance and Economic […]

21st September 2019

Health Promotion Coordinator Penny Maloney Discusses HIV/AIDS in Relation to Montserrat

Our Health Promotion Coordinator, Penny Maloney talks on radio with Basil Chambers about HIV and the false rumours, concerns and facts in relation to Montserrat. Do continue to protect yourself from STIs – Condoms can be accessed as usual from any of the Community Health Centres, Glendon Hospital or the Health Promotion Unit at St John’s Clinic, […]

12th September 2019

Alert! Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

A number of children have been diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease, on island. The index case was diagnosed by the Paediatrician, and additional cases were diagnosed based on clinical presentation and epidemiological linkage. Members of the Public are encouraged to become aware of the signs and symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, […]

26th August 2019

Calling all Men!

Our Health Promotion Team is holding a Seminar on the evening 16th July on Prostate Health at DMCA. It includes Free PSA testing and Dr Ingrid Buffonge and Herman Francis will be speaking. If you’re interested in learning about this topic then do come along, or if you have a male loved one whom might benefit from the information and […]

15th July 2019

Ministry welcomes new Clinical Psychologist

The Ministry of Health has appointed a new Clinical Psychologist within the Mental Health Department. Adegboyega Bamisile, who is a Nigerian citizen, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling and a Master’s of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology. Mr. Bamisile, has over ten years’ experience in Child and Adolescent Psychology, School Psychology and additionally worked […]

26th April 2019

Health Promotion team’s ‘MONTSERRAT HEALTH’ magazine – APRIL EDITION

The Health Promotion team has for some time been doing its regular once a monthly newsletter “Spotlight”. They’ve revamped the newsletter with a new look and feel, “Montserrat Health”. Check out the second edition below.

15th April 2019

Montserrat maintains important WHO Status of Elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV and syphilis (EMTCT)

The Montserrat Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) can continue to be proud of its efforts in following World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and maintaining the island’s validation status of having eliminated the mother to child transmission(EMTCT) of HIV and syphilis. Minister of Health, Delmaude Ryan congratulated the local health team on her receipt […]

9th April 2019

Health Promotion team’s ‘MONTSERRAT HEALTH’ magazine – MARCH EDITION

The Health Promotion team has for some time been doing its regular once a monthly newsletter “Spotlight”. They’ve revamped the newsletter with a new look and feel, “Montserrat Health”. Check out the First edition below.

15th March 2019

Domestic Violence Community & Public Outreach, Education Consultation

The Legislative Assembly has mandated a consultation on the Domestic Violence Bill. In an effort to sensitise the public and receive feedback, a series of consultations were started on Friday February 8. The bill itself is available online here. Please find the consultation schedule for your information.       MEETINGS LOCATION DATE & TIME […]

5th March 2019