Tag: st helena health

  • Step On It, St Helena! Walking to Stay Fit

    Step On It, St Helena! Walking to Stay Fit

    Enjoy your freedom in St Helena! Fitting a walk or other lower level activity into your day-to-day life can make a major contribution to keeping you well and reducing your risk of the common chronic illnesses that affect people on our Island, such as type-two diabetes, heart attacks, strokes and the majority of cancers. Research…

  • St Helena Health Information. Your Questions Answered

    St Helena Health Information. Your Questions Answered

    Over the last month, the St Helena Health Directorate has made information available to everyone regarding their services. The Health Directorate has put together a Question & Answer information sheet based on queries received following the publications. The Health Directorate is trying to ensure that as much information as possible reaches those who need it…

  • St Helena Health Directorate Key Services

    St Helena Health Directorate Key Services

    Under the guidance of its Director, supported by a staff compliment of around 250, made up of both local and specialist personnel, the St Helena Health Directorate has overall responsibility for the Island’s health care services. Where the Island is unable to accommodate or provide medical care/services of a serious nature, the Directorate is responsible…

  • St Helena Health Promotion 2021

    St Helena Health Promotion 2021

    In May 2018, The St Helena Health Directorate launched their Strategic Framework for Health Promotion on St Helena 2018-19 (HPSF). The overall aim of this framework is to reduce overweight/obesity and smoking in the Island community. Worldwide evidence shows that losing weight and stopping smoking are the two most important ways people can reduce their risk of…