Community Health Services (CHS):     

The Ministry’s mission is to ensure a quality primary health care service. With that in mind we encourage persons to utilize the services provided at the community level.  It takes the very friendly name “Community Health” (C.H.S.).  C.H.S is fundamentally important since it takes into account medical, which include, dental, pharmacy community nursing, mental health, doctors’ clinic, environmental health/public health and health promotion.

The C.H.S comprise a network of six (6) district health centers and thirty (30) medical stations, spread throughout the country each within a three (3) mile radial proximity.

Environmental Health Division (Public Health):

Environment Health Division (E.H.D) is responsible for monitoring & ensuring the best Environmental Health practices are adhered to at all times.  The E.H.D also has a Vector Control Unit, which periodically monitors, investigates and terminates various forms of vectors, that threatens human well-being.  

The entire Division consists of  thirteen (13) Environmental Health officers (EHOs) and about forty-five (45) vector control officers. There is an Environmental Health office in each health district, including Carriacou and Petite Martinique. An officer is assigned to supervise the various districts and monitor the island’s Sea and Airports. 

Of paramount importance is the health and safety of the public which remains the division's number one priority. 

Environmental Health officers (EHO’s) from time to time undergo different types of training in areas such as food safety, food borne diseases investigation, mass surveillance, etc. 

Public Health and Safety Services include but not limited to the following: food safety investigation, water quality, waste management, monitoring, investigation, control and evaluation of the spread of infectious diseases as well as controlling the spread of hazardous materials.

Officers within the E.H.D can be reached by calling the Ministry of Health.

Health Promotion Division. Currently this department is staffed with six officers.

The mission of the division is to promote the practice of good health habits and disseminate information designed to educate people. In light of the forgoing we wish to clearly state that we are cognizant of the fact that the greatest resource of any country is its people and a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. 
Therefore, we are committed to providing a wide range of services that are equitable, accessible, affordable, appropriate and timely to meet the needs of the population.

We therefore promise that at all times we will do what is humanly and legally possible to save lives and “Put Health First.”