Tag Archives: Women

Women Are Being Advised To Have Earlier Beast Cancer Screenings

A Medical professional is advising women who are at a greater risk for breast cancer, to begin the screening process earlier than recommended. February 4th is celebrated worldwide as “World Cancer Day” and Dr. Melissa Miguel, Registrar of Internal Medicine at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) was on NBC Radio’s “Face to Face” programme,… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves At The United Nations Committee On The Elimination Of Discrimination Against Women

St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented at the 61st session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, held in Geneva Switzerland on Friday July 24th. Word of this came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, at a News Conference this week. The Prime Minister said the meeting focused on… Continue Reading →

Lazaras Foundation To Host A Rastafari Women’s Conference

The Lazaras Foundation will be hosting a Rastafari Women’s Conference this weekend with the aim of bringing together Rastafari women from throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Conference will be held on Saturday July 25th, at the Red Cross Headquarters from 9 AM, under the theme “Together we aspire, together we achieve”. Director of… Continue Reading →

Vincentian Women Advised To Pay More Attention To Their Health

Vincentian women have been advised to get regular medical check-ups, to ensure early detection of potentially life-threatening diseases and other conditions. The advice came from Jamaica-based Vincentian Dermatologist, Dr. Arusha Campbell-Chambers, as she delivered a lecture last week on the topic: Empowering Caribbean Women to Embrace Self-Care and Self-Preservation. The lecture was hosted by the… Continue Reading →

Invest SVG’s Rural Women Empowerment Project

Fifty women from Rural Communities are being involved in a project aimed at enhancing their ability to develop products for export to Regional and International markets. The Ministry of Agriculture is partnering with Invest SVG to carry out the project entitled “Rural Women’s Development and Empowerment” As part of the Project, the Women attended a… Continue Reading →