Tag Archives: Health

Local Theater Group Seeks To Raise Mental Health Awareness

The Agape Performing Arts Theater Methodist Dramatists will be partnering with the Ministry of Health to carry out an extensive Mental Health program here. Managing Director of the Agape Performing Arts Theatre, Kevin Rodriguez said their aim is to use the Theatre Arts platform to raise awareness about Mental Health issues. Mr. Rodriguez is also… Continue Reading →

SDA Health Symposium In Layou

The Layou Seventh Day Adventist Church is preparing to hold a Health Symposium later this Month. Communications Secretary for the Layou Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tyrell Hannaway said the Dental Health symposium which is dubbed “Mine your Mouth” will be hosted by the Health Ministries Department. Mr. Hannaway said the program which is aimed at… Continue Reading →

The Lions Club Of St. Vincent South Will Host A Health Fair In Stubbs Next Saturday Under The Theme “A Healthy You”

A release from the Club says there will be various presentations by Medical Doctors and Other health specialists on topics such as Hypertension, Ebola, STDs, Cancer, Nutrition, and Fitness and Exercise. There will also be free Blood Sugar and pressure checks and free rapid HIV testing in conjunction with the students of the St. James… Continue Reading →

The Environmental Health Department Has Intensified Its Malaria Monitoring And Surveillance Program

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache said this is as a result of the presence of a relapse Malaria case at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. She says the Ministry is seeking the cooperation of everyone to ensure that this country remains endemic Malaria free. Dr. Keizer-Beache said Malaria is a disease of international concern… Continue Reading →

Dr. Jozel Miller Gives Advice To Persons Affected by Last Monday’s Tragic Bus Accident

Health Psychologist, Dr. Jozel Miller has advised persons affected by the tragedy which took place last week Monday January 12th to be patient, as the healing process can take a long time. Miss Miller gave the advice, during NBC’s Face to Face programme last week. She also appealed to family members who are stronger to… Continue Reading →

The NIS Will Address The Issues Of Occupational Health And Safety This Year

The National Insurance Services, NIS, will be working closely with the Department of Labour this year, to address issues relating to occupational health and safety. Word of this has come from Executive Director of the NIS, Reginald Thomas, as he outlined the Agency’s plans for the year 2015. Mr. Thomas said moves will be made… Continue Reading →