Syphilis Cases A Concern For Ministry

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The Ministry of Health has stressed the importance of all persons in Barbados continuing to educate themselves about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and doing all in their power to prevent transmission of these diseases. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and STIs, Dr. Anton Best, made the declaration today as he revealed the results of a detailed analysis of …

Health Ministry: WhatsApp Story Untrue

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The Ministry of Health has dismissed as untrue a report being relayed via WhatsApp that a 10-year-old Barbadian boy was infected with HIV after eating pineapple purchased from a vendor who was himself infected. According to the report being circulated, the vendor had a cut on his finger and blood was transferred to the fruit while he was cutting it. …

Love, Poetry & Song Today

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The Love, Poetry and Song fundraising concert will come off this evening, Saturday, February 18, at the Drill Hall Beach Range, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, St. Michael. Several local singers and spoken word artistes will perform at the concert, which will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. The doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring …

Love Poetry & Song Launch On Thursday

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The sixth annual Love Poetry and Song charity concert will be launched this Thursday, January 19, at the Officers’ Mess, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, The Garrison, at 10:00 a.m. Organised by the HIV Education Committee of the Barbados Government Information Service, the concert is being held to raise funds and collect non-perishable food products and toiletry items for …

Prince Harry & Rihanna Get Tested

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His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Barbadian superstar, Rihanna visited a barbershop set up in Heroes Square as part of the HIV and AIDS Awareness event ‘Man Aware’. Here they chatted with HIV counsellor, Fabian Sargeant. Photography: A.Miller/BGIS His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Barbadian singer and songwriter, Rihanna showed the world the importance of knowing …

Barbados HIV Surveillance Bulletin 2011

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Children To Receive School Supplies

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There will be smiles on the faces of some children when the new school term begins. That’s because they will receive much needed school supplies through the Family Care Support Group and compliments of the staff at the Office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Home Affairs. Speaking during the presentation to the Group at the HIV Food …

Community Extravaganza & Dance Workshop

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The Community Development Department, in collaboration with the Whitehall Soccer Academy, will host a Community Extravaganza entitled: The Fight Is Not Over. It is scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, from 2:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the Whitehall Playing Field, Mile & A Quarter, St. Peter, with the opening ceremony commencing at 2.30 p.m. The objective of the event is to …