Minister for Social Development, housing and Hospital Services Delma Thomas says records indicate a spike in non-communicable diseases.
Minister Thomas promises to work with government in addressing these health challenges.
Government has come under fire in recent weeks for their failure in the provision of proper health care.
Minister Thomas promises transformation. Addressing members of the media on Tuesday minister Thomas pointed to an upsurge in non-communicable diseases.
Decentralization of services she says will be their primary focus as they look forward to making health care more accessible to ordinary people.
A more aggressive program to address cancer – the leading cause of death in Grenada is also top on their agenda.
Acting permanent secretary with responsibility for hospital services Hannah Julien St. Paul highlighted some of the priority areas that will be worked on during the coming months.