Independence Exhibition To Focus On Health Care

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Reflecting on Barbados??? Health Care System from 1838-1966 will be the theme of this year???s Independence Exhibition.

Hosted by the Barbados Department of Archives, the exhibition will run from Monday, November 23, until Friday, November 27, at the Department of Archives headquarters, Black Rock, St. Michael, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The exhibition seeks to create an awareness of and an appreciation for Barbados??? health care system and how it has progressed and changed over the years.

The records and published source materials on exhibit chronicle health care from emancipation in 1838 to Barbados??? Independence in 1966.??Some of the subthemes being covered are: Child Health and Welfare; Hospitals; Homeopathic remedies; Training of medical professionals and International Collaboration.??All are invited.

jamal.weekes@barbados.gov.bb

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