Caribbean Health and Wellness News

  • People's attitude the biggest problem in anti-mosquito campaign 14 Oct 2019 16:55 Jamaica Observer There can be no discounting the danger posed by mosquito-borne dengue. Not only does the disease make people very sick, it kills. According to the Jamaica Government's information arm, the Jamaica Information Service, Health and Wellness Minister Dr …
  • Rest of the Best 2019—Featured Winners 10 Oct 2019 05:34 Independent News —Community + Media/Music— Ballet Pensacola 400 S. Jefferson St., balletpensacola.org What does being the “best” mean to you? We are proud to be part of such a distinguished group of individuals and organizations. “Best” means many things—to us, in this …
  • Mosquito sterilisation project for Jamaica next year 09 Oct 2019 15:11 Jamaica Observer COME next year, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on a pilot for the Sterilised Insect Technique (SIT), as part of efforts to minimise mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue. Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the initiative …
  • Jamaica to undertake mosquito sterilisation pilot project in 2020 09 Oct 2019 01:31 Jamaica Gleaner Come next year, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on a pilot for the Sterilised Insect Technique as part of efforts to minimise mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue. Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the initiative will be …
  • Jamaica To Undertake Mosquito Sterilisation Pilot Project 08 Oct 2019 14:39 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights Come next year, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be embarking on a pilot for the Sterilised Insect Technique (SIT), as part of efforts to minimise mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue. Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher …
  • Video: Caribbean Grand Prix Pro Launch 02 Oct 2019 15:13 Bernews [Updated] A press conference is being held this morning [Oct 2] for the launch of the Caribbean Grand Prix Pro fitness show, with the IFFB Pro qualifier set to be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at CedarBridge Academy. We will have additional coverage …
  • From Apple Music To Tökr: What Brian Campbell’s Story Tells Us About Hip Hop And Cannabis 27 Sep 2019 21:30 Forbes Brian Campbell, co-founder and CCO of tökr. Former creative director of Beats Music and associate ... [+] creative director of Apple Music (Photo by Brian Campbell)Brian Campbell/tökr Brian Campbell spent years at the intersection of tech and music. …
  • ESG Stocks: Sustainability and Social Outreach a Priority for 24 Sep 2019 13:24 MarketWatch.com Sep 24, 2019 (Investorideas.com via COMTEX) -- Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - September 24, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resources covering sports and retail stocks releases a sector snapshot reporting on …
  • Local Fruits and Vegetables Were on Display at Wellness Week’s Fruits and Veggie Fair 20 Sep 2019 19:32 ZIZ By: Chaïra Flanders Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 21, 2019 (ZIZ News): A fruits and vegetable fair got underway near the Circus in downtown Basseterre on Wednesday as part of Caribbean Wellness Week. The event formed part of activities held for Fruits …
  • Ministry issues heatwave precautions 17 Sep 2019 12:32 Daily Nation The Ministry of Health and Wellness is cautioning Barbadians to take preventative measures to avoid heat-related illness. This advice comes in light of the heatwave experienced last week and expected to continue this week. A heatwave is generally defined …
  • Health Minister Says Dengue Is A Global Problem 17 Sep 2019 02:50 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the dengue epidemic is not just unique to Jamaica but is a global and regional problem. In an interview with JIS News following a vector control programme tour of …
  • How to travel with kids as a solo parent - and... 11 Sep 2019 18:58 Peninsula Qatar There's an adage that shows up on far too many travel-themed Pinterest boards, but still rings true: "It's not where you go, it's who you're with." However, sometimes it's who's not with you that can have the biggest …
  • UM community unites to help Bahamas 10 Sep 2019 19:37 Hurricane Hurricane Dorian spared South Florida, but that doesn’t mean the University of Miami forgot about those who were not so lucky. In the week since the category 5 storm devastated the Bahamas, several collections have sprung up around campus, all aimed at …
  • South Shore physician, researcher promotes safe use of medical marijuana 06 Sep 2019 17:25 Coral Gables News Dr. Sasha Noe at her recent book signing for Cannabis And The Immune System. STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON PHOTO.                            Republished with permission from Cannabis News Florida   By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Seventy-five years ago it was …
  • Month of Activities to Celebrate Seniors 03 Sep 2019 19:01 Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights The National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) will be marking Senior Citizens’ Week with a series of activities during the month of September into early October. NCSC Executive Director, Cassandra Morrison, told JIS News that the …
  • Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Is Open to Support Customers Affected by Hurricane Dorian 29 Aug 2019 17:24 Odessa American MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2019-- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) reminds its customers in the Caribbean, Florida, and throughout the Southeastern U.S. that the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline is open for dentists and physicians who …
  • Jamaican government to spend J$130 million on eliminating Aedes Aegyti breeding sites 29 Aug 2019 16:34 I 95.5 FM The Jamaica government says it will spend an estimated J$130 million as it moves to eliminate the breeding sites of the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes.   The mosquitoes are responsible for the spread of dengue fever.   Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. …
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  • World Personalized Medicine Market Outlook, 2019-2025: Focus on Personalized Medical Care, Therapeutics, Personalized Nutrition & Wellness - ResearchAndMarkets.com 21 Aug 2019 14:55 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2019-- The "Personalized Medicine Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis By Product (Personalized Medical Care, Therapeutics, Personalized Nutrition & Wellness), By Region (Asia Pacific, Europe, North America), …
  • Ceremony Held to Launch SKN Moves Initiative 10 Aug 2019 19:35 ZIZ By: Chaïra Flanders Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 10 , 2019 (ZIZ News): An official ceremony was held in the Independence Square on Friday to formally launch the SKN Moves Initiative. Inspired by the Jamaica Moves initiative, SKN Moves aims to encourage a …
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