Herbal Educator To Address Health Group

Joy Springer Ministry News

Teacher and herbal educator Annette Maynard-Watson will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Maurice Byer Polyclinic’s Men’s Health and Educational Group on Monday, March 25. The meeting begins at 6:15 p.m. at the polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter. Mrs. Maynard-Watson, a member of the National Task Force on Wellness, will also prepare a salad and health …

All Urged To Use National Workplace Wellness Policy

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A new initiative, rolled out to encourage health and wellness in workplaces across the island, is being recommended to all sectors. It is the National Workplace Wellness Policy, which was launched today at the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) headquarters at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St. Michael. BWU General Secretary, Senator Toni Moore, acknowledging that the Union was proud of the …

Rising Health Care Costs Challenging The Region

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  Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, has highlighted the challenge facing regional governments as they seek to finance health care. Speaking at the opening of a Subregional Dialogue on Health Financing in the Caribbean at the Hilton Barbados Resort today, he noted that the Government of Barbados financed a range of health services from tax revenues. …