Strategic Plan To Tackle NCDs In The Works

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The National Task Force on Wellness, in conjunction with the National Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Commission, is currently developing a strategic plan to address the challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Barbados. News of this came from Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, who said the plan would guide interventions over the next five years. Speaking at an extravaganza to celebrate …

BNR Celebrates 10 Years With Extravaganza

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The Barbados National Registry for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (BNR) will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, March 9, with an extravaganza at the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael. Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, will address the opening ceremony at 10:00 a.m. Presentations will follow from Professor Sir Trevor Hassell, whose topic …