Clinics Suspended Tomorrow

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that regularly scheduled clinic services at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter and the St. Joseph Outpatient Clinic will be suspended tomorrow, Friday, April 20, to facilitate the hosting of a health fair at the polyclinic. Additionally, there will be no Extended Hours Service. According to the Ministry of Health, arrangements are in place …

Health Fair At Maurice Byer Polyclinic April 20

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Litchfield, St. Peter, in association with Almond Beach Resort, will host a health fair on Friday, April 20 on the grounds of the polyclinic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Patrons will get the opportunity to learn about the services offered by the polyclinic as well as to participate in a range of activities include Zumba, …

Wellness Fair In St. Philip March 24

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Residents of St. Philip and surrounding areas will get the chance to have a number of health checks done, when the St. Philip North Constituency Council hosts a wellness fair tomorrow, Saturday, March 24, at Blades Hill from noon to 7:00 p.m. Tests being offered on that day are blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol and HIV rapid testing. Patrons will …

SJPI Health Fair Tomorrow

bgis Ministry News

The public is invited to the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology’s (SJPI) health fair tomorrow, Friday, November 3, at its Wildey, St. Michael campus. The event will begin with an opening ceremony in the SJPI’s Auditorium at 9:30 a.m., and the featured speaker will be Dr, Raphael Greenidge. Patrons will be treated to booth displays; health checks by various …

St. Peter Committee’s Health Fair

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The St. Peter Parish Independence Committee’s (PIC), in collaboration with the Maurice Byer Polyclinic Men’s Health and Educational Group, will stage a Health Fair and Flea/Craft Market on Saturday, September 23. It will take place on the grounds of the Christ Is the Answer Family Church, Little Battalleys, Speightstown, St. Peter, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Patrons are expected …

St. Philip Health Fair On Saturday

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The public is invited to attend the St. Philip Parish Independence Committee’s (PIC) Open Day and Holistic Health Fair, this Saturday, July 22. The health fair will take place at the General Medical Centre, Six Roads, St. Philip, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Persons will have the opportunity to have several free medical tests, including blood pressure and blood …

Christ Church South Fair & Market

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to a Health Fair and Vendors Market, on Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It will be hosted by the Christ Church South Constituency Council, in the car park opposite Granny’s Restaurant, Oistins, Christ Church. The event seeks to encourage and promote small business enterprise, as well as encourage a healthy …

St. Michael South East Culture Day

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The St. Michael South East Constituency Council will host a Community Culture Day at Parkinson Playing Field, Pine, St. Michael, on Saturday, April 29. The event, which takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., seeks to foster community spirit; highlight the cultural diversity of the community; and encourage small business enterprise. Activities will include a vendors’ market, health checks, …

Environmental Health Fair On Friday

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Maurice Byer Polyclinic will host its first annual environmental health fair on Friday, January 27, at its Station Hill, St. Peter, grounds from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The theme is: My Environment, My Health, My Living – Let’s All Unite. Information will be provided on food safety, water safety and vector control. There will also be food sampling, …

Boyce: Concern About Binge Drinking

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Health authorities are concerned about the level of alcohol consumption by young people in Barbados. Health Minister John Boyce said last Friday that there was concern in health services about binge drinking by young people at parties and he specified “fluorescent vodka” as the drink of choice. Speaking at the opening of a health fair at the Samuel Jackman Prescod …