ST. GEORGE’S UNIVERSITY

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Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University has evolved into a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies. Students attending St. George’s enjoy the benefits of a thriving multicultural environment on the True Blue campus, offering all the amenities and technologically-advanced facilities of a world-class institution.
The University’s over 15,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers medical, and veterinary degrees in the schools of Medicineand Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business. Undergraduate degree programs are also available through its School of Arts and Sciences. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities. St. George’s is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Ireland.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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The Ministry of Health is the sole public institution responsible for the provision of health services in Grenada,
Carriacou and Petit Martinique. It is accountable for policy formulation, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of its services provided to the Grenadian citizens.

VISION:
An enhanced quality of life, improved health status of individuals, families and communities and maintenance of a
state of optimum wellness

MISSION:
To promote and provide health services that are appropriate, accessible, equitable, and sustainable utilizing suitably qualified and motivated staff committed to excellence and professionalism.

PHILOSOPHY:
Health is a fundamental human right which is achievable through the primary health care approach utilizing health promotion strategies delivered by trained health professionals. The Ministry of Health is divided into three programmed functional areas;

ADMINISTRATION: The top level for the formulation and implementation of policies, personnel and financial
matters, and the general management and coordination of the entire Ministry.

HOSPITALS: There are three (3) hospitals in the country namely:- General Hospital; Princess Alice Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital

Community Health Services (CHS):
The Ministry’s mission is to ensure a quality primary health care service. With that in mind they 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.