Caribbean Health and Wellness News

  • Walcott in China for World Economic Forum 19 Sep 2018 08:20 Jamaica Observer Dr David Walcott will be attending the Annual Meeting of New Champions (ANMC) in Tianjin, China, which bills itself as the Summer Davos – hot off the heels of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, earlier this year. The …
  • Ban on Sugary Drinks at Public Health Facilities Jan. 1, 2019 16 Sep 2018 23:14 Jamaica Information Service Photo: JIS Photographer Minister of Health, Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton As of January 1, 2019, sugary drinks will be banned from public health facilities, says Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton. In an interview with JIS News at …
  • Cuba guarantees the right of its citizens to health 13 Sep 2018 00:19 Radio Habana Cuba Havana, September 12 (RHC)-- “Cuba is among very few countries in the world where the principles and values stipulated in the Declaration of Alma-Ata in Kazakstan in 1978 have materialized,” said Dr. Cristian Morales, representative in Cubaof the Pan …
  • Stroke the leading cause of death in Dominica data shows 11 Sep 2018 04:37 Dominica News Online Data from the Ministry of Health shows that Cardiovascular Disease, commonly known as ‘stroke’ is the leading cause of death in Dominica, Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said. He said that the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) and others such as …
  • Isle of Rejuvenation – (Dominica Film Challenge 2018 Video) 07 Sep 2018 15:39 Dominica News Online A shot from the video On Wednesday, August 29, the winners of the Dominica Film Challenge were announced by the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA). For the challenge, six teams of the best videographers/storytellers on the island went out to film …
  • BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 31/8 31 Aug 2018 04:59 Vietnam Net Mitsubishi plans to make electric cars in Viet Nam      Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation plans to invest in an electric automobile manufacturing factory in Viet Nam, said Executive Vice President Hiroshi Sakuma during a meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime …
  • EVINE Live Inc. (EVLV) CEO Bob Rosenblatt on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 Aug 2018 18:19 Seeking Alpha EVINE Live Inc. (NASDAQ:EVLV) Q2 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call August 29, 2018 8:30 AM ET Executives Michael Porter - VP, Finance and IR Bob Rosenblatt - CEO Anne Martin-Vachon - President Diana Purcel - EVP and CFO Analysts Mark Argento - Lake …
  • Zika no longer a concern for Saint Lucia 25 Aug 2018 19:53 Daily Nation Vieux Fort, St Lucia (FILE) CASTRIES – Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is celebrating the news that the Zika virus has been interrupted on Saint Lucia. That means scientists have determined the virus is no longer present and travellers, including pregnant …
  • Two students receive DOMLEC scholarship 23 Aug 2018 22:05 Dominica News Online One of the awardees Gabriela Magloire with DOMLEC’s Ronald Isidore Dominica Electricity Services Ltd (DOMLEC) has awarded two new scholarships to students attending secondary school in the new academic year 2018/2019. The students are Asafa Powell, …
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme underway 08 Aug 2018 16:50 St. Lucia Times The Ministry of Health and Wellness is conducting a four-day workshop on the Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme. The Ministry’s Communications Unit says the programme is being conducted for twenty- four individuals from across …
  • Parish of Our Lady of Fair Haven to celebrate feast day 27 Jul 2018 16:14 Dominica News Online Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral in Roseau The Parish of Our Lady of Fair Haven will celebrate its Parish Feast on Sunday August 19th 2018. The feast day will begin with a procession from the old market square to the Cathedral Chapel, followed by mass at …
  • People Moves: Bevi Brings on Tech Talent 27 Jul 2018 03:18 Bevnet Bevi Brings on Tech Talent as Company Scales When Bevi co-founder and CEO Sean Grundy was looking to build his company’s leadership team, he said he wanted engineers who had “done the impossible” and operations leaders who had already turned $10 million …