Vaccine Free For Babies & Med Students

Vaccine Free For Babies & Med Students

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised the public that the Hepatitis B vaccine is provided free of cost to infants and medical and nursing students. All other persons are required to purchase the vaccine from the private sector. This was made clear after a...
Health Ministry’s Yellow Fever Advisory

Health Ministry’s Yellow Fever Advisory

The Ministry of Health has advised persons travelling to areas endemic for yellow fever that they will need the yellow fever vaccine prior to travel. The Ministry is closely monitoring the situation in Brazil where there is currently an outbreak, as well as probable...
Update To Immunisation Schedule

Update To Immunisation Schedule

The Ministry of Health has determined that it is no longer necessary to give the Bacilla Calmette Guerin (BCG) vaccine routinely to all children in Barbados. It has advised that, effective January next year, the BCG vaccine will now be administered to children who may...

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