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  1. 3 town hall meetings for September, on Establishment of a Commission for Improving the Lives of Persons with Disabilities

    The Advisory Committee to Guide the Establishment of a Commission for Improving the Lives of Persons with Disabilities will host three town hall meetings in September. The public meetings, which will be in person and virtual, will be held from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.Members of the public are also reminded that they may submit their […]

    September 1, 2022Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  2. St Kitts Nevis Labour Party Demands Lifting of COVID19 Travel Restrictions

    C A V E A T This article was submitted as PDF, this is why we don’t like PDF and prefer Word files, I am not sitting for an inordinate period removing line breaks added by Adobe Political Leader of the St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party ( SKNLP), Dr. Terance has called on Prime Minister […]

    June 28, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  3. PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS NOW IN ISOLATION AFTER POSITIVE RESULTS

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has tested positive for COVID 19. It is a mild case and she has indicated that she is doing well. The Doctors have advised that she will remain at home until they determine otherwise. Deputy Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw will perform the functions of Prime Minister during this period.

    June 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. Haematology, Neurosurgery, Diabetes and Psychiatry Out-Patient Clinics Return to QEH

    The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to advise the public that effective Tuesday, June 7, 2022, its Haematology, Neurosurgery, Diabetes and Psychiatry Out-Patient Clinics will revert from the hospital’s Bellville Annex, to their previous location in the Main Out-Patients’ Block on the QEH compound. As such, patients attending these out-patient […]

    June 6, 2022HealthNo comments
  5. Caribbean Development Bank and Global Affairs Canada collaborate with PAHO on vaccine uptake project

    The Caribbean will be the focus of a new initiative aimed at promoting COVID-19 vaccine uptake among healthcare workers and most at-risk populations. This collaborative effort by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Global Affairs Canada and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) promises to be a community driven, inclusive, culturally-responsive and evidence-informed approach to addressing […]

    March 3, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. SCHOOLS ACROSS ST KITTS & NEVIS REOPEN FOR FACE TO FACE INSTRUCTION; SKN MINISTER POWELL SAYS EDUCATING OF STUDENTS IS PARAMOUNT

    All schools across the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reopened for face-to-face instruction on January 24, 2022. During a recorded message, Minister of Education the Hon. Jonel Powell stressed the importance of ensuring the safety of both students and staff alike on school premises as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. “Two weeks ago, I announced […]

    January 25, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. 400 years landed at the Vatican

    Don Victor Mooney of Queens, the first African American to row across the Atlantic Ocean was honored with an audience with Pope Francis on World AIDS Day. Just as important was bringing the 400 years of African American History to the Vatican. His Excellency Cardinal Peter Turkson, former head of Prefect of the Disatery for […]

    January 2, 2022SailingNo comments
  8. Queens Man Returns from Historic Visit to Vatican

    Don Victor Mooney of Queens, New York concluded a three-day visit to Raliegh, North Carolina after an historic audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on World AIDS Day. In Rome, Italy, Mooney met with the American, Polish, and Portugal diplomats accredited to the Holy See. After meeting with Pope Francis, Mooney had a second […]

    December 12, 2021EventsNo comments
  9. Dominican Republic’s Health Minister – The goal is to vaccinate 70% with two doses

    The DR’s Public Health Minister says new measures require the presentation of vaccination cards for Dominicans to enter public places and use public transport will be removed once 70% of the population has the two doses. Dr. Rivera says 70.3% of the population has at least one dose and on average 60% of the population […]

    October 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy to host Facebook Live Vaccine Discussion with CDC Caribbean Regional Office Director

    On Thursday, September 23, at 10a.m, the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS will host a Facebook Live discussion with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Caribbean Regional Office Director Dr. Varough Deyde. The session will allow the public to ask their questions about vaccines in real-time. The […]

    September 23, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. National Council on Substance Abuse urges for parents to make sure it’s a Drug Free Summer

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is encouraging parents to pay more attention to the activities of their children at all times and especially during the summer vacation. He said the one-day seminar which was held at Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St Michael targeted was timely and important. “At […]

    July 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  12. International Day of Yoga 2021: Yoga for Wellness

    On the occasion of 7th edition of International Day of Yoga (IDY), 2021 being celebrated by India and the international community with the thrust on “Yoga for Wellness“, I warmly greet the yoga enthusiasts. India is proud that the UN proclaimed June 21 as the International Day of Yoga and since then the age old […]

    June 21, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) Going Digital

    The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) is moving ahead with its digital transformation agenda, and has started the implementation of a Document Management System (DMS) with the assistance of the team from Productive Business Solutions Technologies (Barbados) Limited. Change and Project Manager of the PBS Technologies, Ms. Shontelle Bryan says the project is timely […]

    June 4, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  14. Saint Lucia’s health ministry wins World No-Tobacco Day Award from the World Health Organization

    Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness has won a 2021 World No-Tobacco Day Award in the Americas from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Ministry of Health, one of six winners of the award in the Americas, received the recognition for achieving key advances in tobacco control efforts. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) […]

    June 1, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. National Council on Substance Abuse: World No Tobacco Day 2021

    The tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people each year. More than 5 million are users and ex-users and more than 600 000 are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke according to the World Health Organization (WHO). After high blood pressure, tobacco use is the biggest contributor to the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases — such as […]

    May 31, 2021EducationNo comments
  16. Cayman Islands Newest Partner in Medical Tourism Receives Eminent Award for Quality Healthcare

    Aster DM Healthcare, a rapidly growing healthcare player in India, has received the accolade of being recognised among The Economic Times’ Best Healthcare Brands of 2021. The eminent award recognises brands for their commitment to innovation in the healthcare sector, patient satisfaction and loyalty, quality of services offered and clinical excellence. “We are honoured to […]

    April 1, 2021HealthNo comments
  17. Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital installs, commissions state-of-the-art chemistry analyzer

    The Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) purchased a new state-of-the-art US$59,000 VITROS XT 3400 chemistry analyzer for the Alexandra Hospital’s Lab to assist in the speedy delivery of health care on the island. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health said at his monthly press conference in Cabinet Room […]

    March 29, 2021HealthNo comments
  18. PAHO, HCC, OECS, UNICEF launch “Now More Than Ever” regional campaign promoting Front-of-Package Warning Labelling

    A ground-breaking campaign aimed at tackling the troubling issues of childhood obesity and the regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was launched Friday by the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), in partnership with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and UNICEF. Titled “Now More Than Ever: Better Labels, […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. #PrincePhilip moved to new #London hospital

    UK’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was moved from one London hospital to another on Monday for treatment of an infection and observation of a preexisting heart condition, Buckingham Palace announced.

    March 1, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Global Shapers and Crane Resort Support Charity at Christmas

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has completed a third food drive on the behalf of the HIV/AIDS Food Bank to assist the charity with needed food supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. On this occasion donations were generously provided by The Crane Resort, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean. Curator of […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  21. PAHO urges support for CARICOM for front-of-package warnings against unhealthy food

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging support for CARICOM’s Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) proposal to put front-of-package nutritional warnings on food products, which have been shown to help people make healthier dietary choices. The labeling allows consumers to correctly, quickly, and easily identify foods that are excessive in fats, sugar, […]

    December 22, 2020HealthNo comments
  22. Hello Naturalle, now in Fontabelle for your Skincare Needs!

    Visit their centre at Small Business Association next door to the Advocate, Tues to Fri from 1 pm til 5 pm

    December 17, 2020Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS SCHOOLS WITH SANITISING SUPPLIES

    Sanitising and washing little hands at the St. Margaret’s and St. Elizabeth Primary Schools will now be easier following the installation of 17 hand sanitiser and 14 hand soap dispensers at the schools. Each classroom at the two schools now has a hand sanitiser dispenser installed at the door and each bathroom a soap dispenser […]

    December 12, 2020EducationNo comments
  24. ACKNOWLEDGING BARBADOS’ FRONTLINE BRAVERY

    Those who have been at the front-line of Barbados’ fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during 2020 will be conferred next year with the Barbados Humanitarian Medal. Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley announced this on Monday as she addressed the nation during this year’s 54th Independence Day Parade and National Awards Ceremony in National Heroes […]

    December 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  25. A Revolutionary Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology for Diabetics Now Available in Barbados

    There are more than 48 million people in the North America and Caribbean Region living with diabetes, and it is expected that by 2045 this will rise to 63 million, according to the International Diabetes Federation. The prevalence of diabetes in Barbados is 17.8% of the total population. People living with diabetes now have an […]

    October 29, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments