Parenting Support And Education Programme Roll Out In September

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Minister of Family, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo (FP)??

Government’s Parenting Support and Education Programme will move a step closer to its introduction when the 19 trainers who are expected to execute the project complete their training next week, paving the way for roll out in September.

Call For Physicians To Train In ECG

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Dr. Kenneth Orimma, former Emergency Room doctor at the QEH. Dr. Orimma presented a paper on?????Missed Myocardial Infarctions or Serious Arrhythmias Among Patients Discharged with Chest Pains in the Emergency Department: A Need for ECG Audit???, at the 24th Annual Cardiac Conference that was held at the Hilton Barbados from July 28-31.

There is a need for doctors to obtain more training in the interpretation of electrocardiograms (ECG).

Documents From Barbados Make It To International Register

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Former Governor-General of Barbados, Dame Nita Barrow??

Two important pieces of Barbados’ documentary heritage have been inscribed in the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Memory of the World (MoW) Register for 2009,

Interim Director At UDC

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Former Senator and Deputy General Secretary of the National Union of Public Workers, Derek Alleyne, is the Interim Director at the Urban Development Commission (UDC).

Strategic Plan For Sports Council By September

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Minister of Sports, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo (FP)??

A Draft Strategic Plan for the National Sports Council (NSC) should be in the hands of officials of the Ministry of Sports by September this year.

Beach Worm On The Rise

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The beach worm (cutaneous larval migran), a parasite found in dog faeces, is on the increase in Barbados. This is the warning from Government’s Animal Control Centre.

Revamping The Special Technical Assistance Fund

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Minister of Economic Affairs and Empowerment, Innovation, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Dr. David Estwick (left), admires one of the wooden doors produced by Millworks Inc. At right is Chairman of Jada Group Inc., Bjorn Bjerkhamn.

There is a promise from Government to revamp the existing Special Technical Assistance Fund in keeping with its business development thrust to boost exports.??

NEEP Programme Praised

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Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe??

Government’s National Environmental Enhancement Programme (NEEP) has come in for high praise.